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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Sunday, March 8, 2015

Mar 8

Spring Birding

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Observe the plants, insects, and habitats that make it an appealing destination for such a wide variety of birds.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Mar 8

The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
Category: Nature

Mar 8

Family Art Project: Tree-Ring Mandalas

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
As a tree grows, it produces a new ring of visible growth each year, creating a beautiful, mandala-like pattern of its life history. How old are you? Use special papers and natural…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 8

Hatha Yoga

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice. Classes are led by Yoga for Bliss director Neem Dewji and other…
Category: Fitness

Mar 8

Youth Wheelchair Basketball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Mar 8

Nature Exploration: John Muir Trail

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just…
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Mar 8

Meditation

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self.
Category: Fitness

Mar 8

Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Mar 8

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Mar 8

Special Walking Tour: 19th Century Landmark Treasures of Noho

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
On this one-hour walking tour of the Noho Historic District, promenaders will see 11 buildings designated as individual New York City landmarks. The tour begins at the 1832…
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours

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