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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 19, 2016

Mar 19

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Mar 19

2nd Annual Weightlifting Competition

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Participants ages 14 and up are welcome to compete in our annual weightlifting competition!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Mar 19

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - Astoria Park

at Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Mar 19

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - St. Mary's Park

at St. Anns Avenue and East 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Mar 19

Hot Compost

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn to make and manage a “thermophilic” batch of compost—a pile that will heat up to kill weed seeds and pathogens.
Category: Education, Nature

Mar 19

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of orchids.
Category: Nature

Mar 19

Pleasant Village Community Garden Pruning Workshop

at Pleasant Village Community Garden (in ), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join gardeners at Pleasant Village Community Garden for a workshop on how to prune trees, bushes, and shrubs from expert Sam Bishop of Trees New York.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Mar 19

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This beginner-level class introduces students to the internal martial arts, and promotes an awareness of its health benefits.
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Mar 19

Family Art Project: Little Plants, Big Prints

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Observe the lovely shapes of bulbous succulent plants. Then, creating shapes using construction paper and simple templates, make bold and brushy, large-scale prints.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 19

Van Cortlandt Park Nature Group Nature Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Wear comfortable hiking shoes for a tour of the Van Cortlandt Lake, Tibbett's Wetland, John Kieran Trail, and Vault Hill.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

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