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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Mar 17

Exhibition - Great Outdoors: Selections from the Museum of American Illustration

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 a.m.
Great Outdoors showcases over thirty artworks from the Museum of American Illustration’s collection that depict outdoor life, including recreational sports and quiet contemplation.
Category: Nature, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Mar 17

Tree Tots (3-4 year-olds) - Early Childhood Series

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

9:30 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, games and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

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Kids
Mar 17

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 17

Art Workshop Begins: Mixed Media Part 1–Nature Morte

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join artist Wennie Huang to explore complex compositions using layering techniques and mixed media, experimenting with watercolor, printed papers, graphite, photographs, and charcoal.
Category: Art, Seniors

Mar 17

Peepers (2 year-olds) - Early Childhood Series

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

10:45 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar 17

Alice Austen’s 150th Birthday

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate 150 years of Alice Austen with free admission to the museum!
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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Mar 17

Women on Film Series: 'Dark Girls'

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for Bill Duke’s fascinating and controversial documentary that explores the prejudices that dark-skinned women face throughout the world.
Category: Film, Women's History Month
Free!

Mar 17

Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum…

Mar 17

St. Patrick’s Day: A Tribute to the Tredwells’ Irish Servants with Bridget Murphy

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Guided Tours at 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. Tour Merchant’s House and explore the world of the Irish immigrants who worked as domestic servants for the Tredwell family.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Saint Patrick's Day, Talks

Mar 17

Hatha Yoga and Meditation

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
You'll learn yoga techniques to initiate relaxation and influence changes within our physical and emotional responses to stress.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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