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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 9, 2014

Mar 9

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Mar 9

Learn Orienteering

at Bayswater Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.
Learn how to navigate using a map and compass.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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Mar 9

Prospect Park Fitness Hike

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City and places often off limits to the general public. On our hikes, you may explore nature,…
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Mar 9

Historic New York: Estates of Pelham Bay

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history. On this walking tour learn about the…
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Mar 9

Nature Crafts: Make Your Own Backyard Bird Feeder

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Birding with youth is the perfect way to use our senses and learn more about our natural environment right here in the city! What better time to learn about wildlife and bird…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 9

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle, situated high on Vista Rock. In celebration of the Conservancy's upcoming work to restore the Obelisk and the exhibit, Cleopatra's Needle, currently on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, special tours will take place on April 4, 5, and 6 which will highlight the monument commonly known as Cleopatra's Needle.
Category: History, Tours

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Event
Mar 9

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar 9

The Night Sky

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Fall and winter are the best times to observe…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, March 10, 2014

Mar10

Art in the Garden: “Get the Picture?”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Artist Alan Richards’s colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy.
Category: Art
Free!

Mar10

Rockaway Community Park Coastal Clean-up

at Almeda Avenue & Beach 58th St. (in Rockaway Community Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Rockaway Community Park to help remove debris from the shoreline. This work will help protect the natural habitat of Jamaica Bay.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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