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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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Saturday, March 12, 2016

Mar 12

Smithsonian Museum Day Live! Celebrating Women’s History Month

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about the roles of women in the 19th century and those who challenged them.
Category: History, Tours, Women's History Month
Free!

Mar 12

Learn to Play Soccer with Coach Victor Campbell

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 6-12 years learn fundamental and advanced soccer skills.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 12

Playwriting for Adults

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Juan Ramirez in a playwriting series of workshops at the Poe Park Visitor Center on Saturdays. This class is for adults.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Mar 12

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 12

Children’s Garden Open House

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Get your hands dirty with planting activities and garden crafts at this annual drop-in event.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 12

Eco Art Social | Hike-ku

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Hear haiku poems about the Greenbelt on a hike to Moses Mountain, while gathering outdoor inspiration to compose your own poetry.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 12

Fire-Making Skills

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely while exploring the great outdoors. Registration required. To register visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on 03/02/15.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Mar 12

Outdoor Skills: Shelter Building

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Develop skills that will help you create a shelter from natural and man-made objects.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

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Mar 12

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Mar 12

CANCELLED: Paper Arts & Crafts

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts & crafts items to take home. Projects may include origami, decoupage, kirigami, collage, paper cutting, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

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