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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 March 8, 2014 (x) to March 8, 2014 (x)

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Mar 8

Forest Restoration

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt Natural Resource Team removing invasive plants and restoring trails in High Rock Park. Meet at the High Rock Park administration building. To volunteer for…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Mar 8

Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning

at McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Fitness
Free!

Mar 8

National Girls and Women in Sports Day in Manhattan

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate the national day with a fitness challenge led by WNBA New York Liberty player Kym Hampton, street hockey, gymnastics, rugby clinics, handball, and more!
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports, Women's History Month, Girls and Women in Sports
Free!

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Mar 8

Wilderness Survival

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
What would you do if you found yourself lost in the woods? Do you know how to build your own shelter, or start a fire without matches? What would you eat and where would you find…
Category: Nature
Free!

Mar 8

Botanical Papermaking Workshop

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Greenbelt resident artist Kathy Trimarco for a relaxing afternoon of learning the ancient art of making paper using a variety of botanical additives. Participants will make…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids

Best For
Kids
Mar 8

ESL Class

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Spanish speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on…
Category: Education
Free!

Mar 8

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.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 8

Central Park Tour: Tavern & Its Green

at Giuseppe Mazzini statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Discover the parade ground that became the Sheep Meadow and the sheepfold that became a world famous restaurant, then explore the Children’s District and the Mall.
Category: History, Tours

Mar 8

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 8

Exploring the Water Cycle

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.
Understanding our climate helps us prepare our city for a more sustainable future. Our Urban Park Rangers will introduce you to these important scientific concepts that…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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