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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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Sunday, March 17, 2013


The Orchid Show at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Beginning March 2, The Orchid Show dramatically transforms The New York Botanical Garden's landmark Enid A. Haupt Conservatory into a lush rain forest.
Category: Nature, Art


Wave Hill Family Art Project -- Primitive Prints

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Search for prints made by critters venturing out into the March mud and turn them into works of art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For

Waking Up The Farm at La Finca Del Sur / South Bronx Farmers

at La Finca del Sur, Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers and future members, come help clean up, start seeds, plant bulbs, learn about the programs at a women-led community farm.
Category: Volunteer, Women's History Month


Street Types: Turn of the Century Portraiture By Alice Austen

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This show explores the portraits Alice Austen made on the streets of Manhattan at the turn of the last century.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art


Hattie Carthan Community Garden - Changing the Stories of Our Lives

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a circle of women who create new stories for our lives.
Category: Women's History Month


McCarren Play Center Power Weekend: Parents vs. Kids McCarren Challenge

at McCarren Play Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
Remember the television show Double Dare? At the Parents vs. Kids McCarren Challenge, the McCarren Play Center Power Weekend brings back one of the greatest kids games.
Category: Games, Kids

Must See

Historic New York: The Irish in NYC

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.
Category: Education, History, Saint Patrick's Day, Talks, Waterfront


Black and White Winter Art Drawing

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger Art and Photography programs allow you to interpret the natural would through artistic expression, while learning about nature and the environment.
Category: Arts & Crafts


Leprechaun Hike

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt educators as we search for elusive leprechauns and their pots of gold in this St. Patrick's Day hike.
Category: Nature, Kids, Saint Patrick's Day

Best For

Exploring Clouds

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
On our weather program, we will delve deeply into everyday weather events including lightning and thunder, clouds and the water cycle, hurricanes and extreme storms.
Category: Education, Nature

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