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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 5, 2016

Mar 5

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!

Mar 5

CANCELLED: Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Mar 5

Foodies of the Past: 19th-Century Food Culture

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Morris-Jumel Mansion Assistant Curator and food historian Kelsey Brow will discuss the 19th-century democratization of food culture and the emergence of the “foodie.”
Category: History, Food, Talks

Mar 5

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Mar 5

The Reel History of Brooklyn Cinema

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Brooklyn’s own Rory Schwartz will guide you to famous film locations around Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Category: Film, Tours

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Mar 5

The Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Mar 6

Early Morning Bird Walk: Gulls Galore

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Think all gulls are the same? Join the Prospect Park Alliance and take another look by exploring the Park’s nature trails and discover all the different species of gulls in the park.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Mar 6

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life at Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

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 6

Girls Basketball Clinic

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Learn the basics of dribbling, passing, and shooting.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

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Kids
Mar 6

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

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