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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 12, 2016

Mar 12

Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Mar 12

Gardening Workshop: Terrariums

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Design and plant your own fanciful landscape in a glass jar with a selection of diminutive plants, perfect for the home or office.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Mar 12

Ecology and Urbanity: The Past, Present and Future of Manhattan Island

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about the historic ecology of Manhattan island, and current and future urban planning in Northern Manhattan.
Category: History, Talks

Mar 12

Drawing the Sequential Life

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

2:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Heroes artist Ray Felix and learn how to do story boarding and tell stories through graphic art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

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Mar 12

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Mar 12

Staten Island Unlimited Exhibition Opening

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This inaugural juried exhibition uncovers the state of contemporary photography on Staten Island and showcases work that is often under-represented citywide.
Category: Art
Free!

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Mar 12

History of Commercial Brewing

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

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Author and researcher, Dr. Terry Foster will explain the process of brewing beer in England during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

Mar 12

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents A Night of Jazz & Dance

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for a special after hours event to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of The Savoy Ballroom opening with The Harlem Swing Dance Society. Learn swing dance steps and get the chance…
Category: Dance, History
Free!

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Mar 12

The Night Sky

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Explore the science, history, and folklore of the universe with the Urban Park Rangers,using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

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Sunday, March 13, 2016

Mar 13

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life at Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

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
Free!

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