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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

Playwriting for Adults

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Juan Ramirez in a playwriting series of workshops at the Poe Park Visitor Center on Saturdays. This class is for adults.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Mar 12

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 12

Children’s Garden Open House

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Get your hands dirty with planting activities and garden crafts at this annual drop-in event.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 12

Eco Art Social: Hike-ku

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about this elegant form of poetry, hear haiku poems about the Greenbelt, then gather outdoor inspiration to compose your own haiku poetry.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 12

Fire-Making Skills

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely while exploring the great outdoors. Registration required. To register visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on 03/02/15.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Mar 12

Outdoor Skills: Shelter Buidling

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Develop skills that will help you create a shelter from natural and man-made objects.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

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Mar 12

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts & crafts items to take home. Projects may include origami, decoupage, kirigami, collage, paper cutting, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

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

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

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

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