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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 21, 2015


Gardening Demo: Orchid Culture, a Close Up

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Find out how to anticipate the needs of a plant by observing its morphology, or plant structure.
Category: Nature, Talks


Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


Exhibit: Sacred to the Memory: The 150th Anniversary of the Death of Seabury Tredwell

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Seabury Tredwell, the patriarch of the family who lived at 29 East 4th Street for nearly 100 years. Come pay your last respects as…
Category: Education, History, Tours


Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature


Fire Making Skills

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors.
Category: Education, Nature


Living with Urban Coyotes

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Learn about the basic biology of these super smart and energetic animals.
Category: Nature

Must See

Women's History Month: A Look at Bronx Women in the 17th and 18th Centuries

at The Bronx County Archives, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Courageous pioneers with their wives settled here in a time of uncertainty. Learn about some of the women who settled here.
Category: Education, History, Talks


March Equinox Craft for Kids

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
While you enjoy a day at Queens Botanical Garden, be sure to bring the kids over to the QBG Craft Table where we'll be making botanically-themed items!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids

Best For

Ranger's Choice Nature Photography Urban Parks

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring your camera and get inspired by the powerful images of urban parks in winter.
Category: Nature, Art


Art Workshop and Portfolio Review

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your portfolio for review and advice by comic book and illustrator professionals in the comic book industry.
Category: Art

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