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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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Sunday, March 23, 2014

Mar23

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!

Mar23

The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary

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

10:00 a.m.
Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors

Mar23

Scavenger Hunt

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.
Urban Park Rangers are role models who encourage children to let their imaginations run wild in a safe, supportive atmosphere.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar23

Freshkills Park Birding Tour

at Eltingville Transit Center (in Freshkills Park), Staten Island

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us as we search for the birds of Freshkills Park along the site's wetlands, creeks and meadows with naturalists from the Staten Island Museum.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Mar23

MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Workshop in Queens

at 45th Avenue and Robinson Street, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us to help care for new street trees in the Flushing!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Mar23

Conference House Park Spring Walking Tour

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover the natural and historic treasures of Conference House Park, New York City (and NY State's) southern most Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar23

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Pass over streams and under arches on a maze of pathways in this secluded, 38-acre woodland on this route, which involves many hills and stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Mar23

Exploring Our Water Cycle

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

1:00 p.m.
On our weather programs, we will delve deeply into everyday weather events including lightning and thunder, clouds and the water cycle, and hurricanes and extreme storms.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Mar23

Learn Orienteering

at Bloomingdale Park Playground (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
On this program, learn how to navigate using a map and compass.
Category: Nature, History
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar23

Who's Up First? with Julia Attaway

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
This workshop teaches children ages 4-7 to identify the first plants of spring. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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