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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

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

Mar 5

Compost 101

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to learn how to reduce your waste and create "black gold" for your garden by composting leaves, kitchen scraps, garden trimmings and weeds.
Category: Education, Nature

Mar 5

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 5

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 5

Winter Workspace Workshop: Typography, Photography, and Hashtags

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In this workshop, you will use poetry and typography, the winter landscape of Wave Hill ,and your favorite social media platform.
Category: Art, Talks, Seniors

Mar 5

Family Art Project: Give a Winter Bird a Home or a Feeder

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Kids can help migrators and winter birds with nests and food by using the boxy shape of an ordinary milk carton.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Mar 5

Discovery Hike: Spring Forward

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Search for signs of spring along this hike, starting from the Greenbelt Nature Center.
Category: Best for Kids, Hiking

Best For
Mar 5

GreenThumb Workshop: Starting Seeds in a Greenhouse or Indoors

at Model T Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We’ll walk you through the steps of sowing, go over what healthy seedlings need to grow into mature crops, and document the process by keeping good records.
Category: Education

Mar 5

Birding: Winter Birds

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. This program will focus on the different species of birds which have overwintered in NYC Parks.
Category: Birding, Nature

Must See
Mar 5

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

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