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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, February 28, 2016

Feb 28

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

Feb 28

Family Art Project: A Desert under Glass

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Go on a visit to Wave Hill’s Cactus and Succulent House and leave winter behind. Spend some time sketching and painting the exotic desert dwellers, then, using sand and tempera…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

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Kids
Feb 28

Lunar New Year at the Prospect Park Zoo

at Prospect Park Zoo (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
The WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Prospect Park Zoo is celebrating the Year of the Monkey with special activities to ring in the Lunar New Year.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Lunar New Year

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Event
Feb 28

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!

Feb 28

Lantern Festival

at 53rd to 55th Streets and 8th Avenue

11:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
There will be cultural performances, martial arts, lion's dancing, art and crafts, calligraphy, giveaways, free popcorn, cotton candy, and social services booths.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Fitness, Lunar New Year
Free!

Feb 28

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

Feb 28

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, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 28

Winter Tree ID

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. This hike will strengthen your winter tree ID skills
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 28

Historic New York: Goodhue Park

at Clinton Avenue and Prospect Avenue (in Goodhue Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.
Category: History
Free!

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Event
Feb 28

Living with White-Tailed Deer

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about deer ecology and behavior as you look for clues of deer presence. Join in a discussion about the impacts of deer in an urban environment.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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