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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 20, 2016

Mar 20

Girls Basketball Clinic

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Learn the basics of dribbling, passing, and shooting.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 20

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 20

March for the Earth Volunteer Day

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We welcome individuals and groups to join us on the vernal equinox—historical Earth Day—for a day of volunteering and unity at Queens Botanical Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Mar 20

Yoga

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy, and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice that makes use of props, including blocks and straps
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

Mar 20

Family Art Project: Little Plants, Big Prints

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Observe the lovely shapes of bulbous succulent plants. Then, creating shapes using construction paper and simple templates, make bold and brushy, large-scale prints.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 20

Winter Workspace Workshop: Walking Mindfully into Spring

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn more about Butoh and practice guided imagery and meditative movement techniques that Sindy Butz uses in her own art performances and training.
Category: Nature, Art

Mar 20

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Mar 20

Meditation

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices.
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Mar 20

Prospect Park Orienteering Course

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Use provided maps and compasses to learn navigational skills in unfamiliar terrain. Participants chosen by lottery--visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on 03/09/2015 to register.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 20

Afternoon Tea

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy Afternoon Tea in the Mark Twain Room prior to each concert in Armor Hall.
Category: Food

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