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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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Tuesday, March 17, 2015


Art Exhibit: Conserving Our City of Nature: The Artwork of Alan Messer

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The exhibition reveals over 30 of Messer’s detailed paintings, illustrations, and field sketches of NYC's avian wildlife and habitats.
Category: Art


Art In the Garden: Paul Lin & Botanical Therapeutic Art

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Art In the Garden: Paul Lin- Botanical Therapeutic Art Tuesdays through Saturdays, January 20 to April 12 in the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery. (Note: The…
Category: Art


Native Ensemble: Artists Chronicle Staten Island's Natural Spaces

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to present the exhibition: “Native Ensemble: Artists Chronicle Staten Island’s Natural Spaces” featuring local Staten Island artists that will…
Category: Art, Waterfront, Seniors


The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
Category: Nature


St. Patrick's Day Parade

at Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This annual parade has been held for more than 250 years in honor of the Patron Saint of Ireland and the Archdiocese of New York. The Parade is reviewed from the steps of Saint…
Category: Festivals, Saint Patrick's Day

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Meditation and Hatha Yoga

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

1:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn how to influence changes within your physical and emotional responses to stress.
Category: Fitness, Seniors


Le Petit Zen Art Workshop for Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will create small Zen works of art in black and white. Learn Zentangle, and other meditative forms of art. Any color use will be minimal.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art


Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History


Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Similar to regular basketball but played in a wheelchair. Participants must be physically disabled and able to play in a sports wheelchair. There are available sportschairs for use at…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

Wednesday, March 18, 2015


Latinos In Comics Exhibiton

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Over fifty pieces of work by Latinos in the comic book industry will be on display at the Poe Park Visitor Center.
Category: Art, Kids

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