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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

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
Free!

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
Free!

Must See
Event
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
Free!

Mar 5

Pysanky Workshop

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

11:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the time-honored art of creating intricately-patterned Ukrainian Easter eggs, then make your own.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Easter

Mar 5

Nature's Music Workshop

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Discover what natural materials are used to build different instruments.
Free!

Mar 5

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 5

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 5

Will Eisner "The Spirit" Retrospective-Opening Reception & Panel Discussion

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for the opening of the 75th anniversary celebration of Will Eisner's "The Spirit" Retrospective.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 5

Hands on History: Fruit on the Farm

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Listen to stories about colonial farming, then create 3-dimensional paper produce inspired by the crops Rufus King grew on his farm and learn about his interest in agriculture.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 5

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

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