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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, February 27, 2016

Feb 27

Cooking Demo: Cooking with Vanilla

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Watch as a chef from Wave Hill prepares some delicious dishes and take a stroll to the Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory to meet our very own vanilla plant and some of its lovely relatives.
Category: Education, Food, Talks

Feb 27

Historic New York: Fort Totten Architecture

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points in our city’s history. This Historic New York program highlights the history and architecture of Fort Totten.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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Feb 27

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!

Feb 27

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Feb 27

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!

Feb 27

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

Feb 27

Wag-A-Long

at Main Street Dog Run (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have your best friend tag-a-long on a curated walk led by the Wag Club. See the best sights of the park and learn where you and your dog can play
Category: Nature, Dogs, Tours

Feb 27

Yoga with Awesome Asana

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

3:00 p.m.4:05 p.m.
Every Saturday, certified yoga instructor Chelsea Best conducts Awesome Asana Yoga, an open-level Vinyasa class designed to accommodate beginners and experts alike.
Category: Fitness

Feb 27

Storefront Science: Who Knows What Owls Eat?

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

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Did you know that Inwood Hill Park is called home by the great-horned owl? Eastern screech-owls also nest in the vicinity. Find out how these animals survive in our parks and what they eat!
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 27

Lantern Night Hike

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Discover Central Park at night. The Rangers will discuss history and nocturnal wildlife on this night hike. Registration required. Visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on 02/17/16.
Category: Nature, History, Hiking
Free!

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