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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 16, 2013

Mar16

Chess Clinic

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn new tactical insights from Chess Master Shirley Ben-Dak, then pit your newly acquired skills against other players of your, level tournament-style. Ages 6+.
Category: Education, Games
Free!

Mar16

National Girls and Women in Sports Day (Brooklyn)

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks as we commemorate National Girls and Women in Sports Day around New York City.
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports, Girls and Women in Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar16

National Girls and Women in Sports Day (Bronx)

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks as we commemorate National Girls and Women in Sports Day around New York City.
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports, Girls and Women in Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar16

School Garden Raised Bed Construction Workshop

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Need a little help knowing how to build your raised beds?
Category: Education
Free!

Mar16

Street Types: Turn of the Century Portraiture By Alice Austen

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This show explores the portraits Alice Austen made on the streets of Manhattan at the turn of the last century.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Mar16

Community Environmental Center EcoHouse

at Park entrance at 218th Street & Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Community Environmental Center EcoHouse is a mobile, free, environmental education exhibit designed for both youngsters and their parents.
Category: Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar16

Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
An informative tour of Seneca Village.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Mar16

Nature Crafts for Kids

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar16

Fitness Hike (vigorous)

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Fitness Hikes feature less talking and more walking, for those who don’t mind a vigorous two hour hike.
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

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Mar16

Nature Photography Workshops at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Two Workshops: "Landscape Photography" with Rosalie Frost on 3/9 and "Flower & Macro Photography" with H. David Stein on 3/16.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

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