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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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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Mar 16

GreenThumb Workshop: Intro to Horticulture

at Brooklyn Job Corps Academy Center, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us as we learn how NYC Parks designs, plants, and maintains its beautiful urban flora while gaining valuable tips for your community garden plot and personal garden.
Category: Education
Free!

Mar 16

Succulent Love: A Horticultural Lecture by Katherine Tracey

at NY School of Interior Design, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Katherine Tracey will share some of her favorite ways to use both hardy and tender succulents in northeastern gardens.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Mar 17

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Mar 17

Will Eisner "The Spirit" Retrospective Exhibition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Poe Park Visitor Center is proud to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Will Eisner's "The Spirit."
Category: Art, Women's History Month
Free!

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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