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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

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

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!

Mar 13

Hiking: Multipurpose Trail

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for this fast-paced, extended round-trip (includes the Greenbelt Nature Center, Richmond Town, Richmond Avenue and back to the nature center) along the Multipurpose Trail.
Category: Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Mar 13

Nature Photography: Winter Wonderland

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your camera and get inspired by the powerful images of nature in winter. Registration required. To register visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, March 2nd.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Mar 13

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments. It is played by two teams of three using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Mar 13

Camp Cooking 101

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn basic camp etiquette, campfire building, and how to make a meal with a Dutch Oven. Participant chosen by lottery--to enter, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on 03/02/15.
Category: Nature, Food
Free!

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