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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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from February 23, 2014 (x) to February 23, 2014 (x)

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Feb23

Art in the Garden: “Get the Picture?”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Artist Alan Richards’s colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy.
Category: Art
Free!

Feb23

Riverdale Park Invasive Vine Removals

at Riverdale Park at Railroad Terrace, Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Riverdale Park to help remove invasive vegetation from the forest.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Feb23

Close: A Journey in Scotland at The New York Botanical Garden

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

10:00 a.m.
A look at Scottish landscape design and land art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

Feb23

Photography: Architecture

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

11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger Nature Art and Photography programs allow you to interpret the natural world through artistic expression, while learning about the local environment. All…
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Feb23

Sounds of Silence Hike

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
From woodpeckers tapping bark to the wind rustling through the trees to footsteps hitting the gound, the forest is full of joyous noise. We will keep the speaking to a minimum so we…
Category: Nature
Free!

Feb23

Exploring Clouds

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

1:00 p.m.
Learn about everyday weather events including lightning and thunder, clouds and the water cycle, and hurricanes and other extreme storms.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb23

Nature Exploration Hike (moderate)

at High Rock Ranger Station (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Discover the history of High Rock Park and the Greenbelt, as well as the rich biodiversity of Staten Island.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb23

Native Americans of New York

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

1:00 p.m.
On this walking tour learn about the Native American people knows as the Lenape, who once occupied the land that would one day become New York City.
Category: Education, History
Free!

Feb23

SIOutLOUD: Twelve Years a Slave Reading

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
State island OutLOUD, a community dialogue, reading & performance project, hosts a reading from the 1853 autobiography, Twelve Years a Slave, Solomon Northrup. Staten Island…
Category: Theater, Black History Month, Talks
Free!

Feb23

Wave Hill Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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