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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 March 25, 2017 to October 14, 2017
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Saturday, March 25, 2017


33rd Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference: Sustaining Garden Legacies

at Hostos Community College, Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the official kickoff of the community gardening season in New York City! The day will be packed with 30+ workshops on garden-related topics. Register today!
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Food, Talks, Seniors


Winter Workspace Session 2 Open House

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
. Individual artists share their studio practice with the public on this open studio day.
Category: Art, Talks


Book Talk: Roots of Empire: Forests and State Power in Early Modern Spain, c.1500-1750

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Roots of Empire examines the intersection of forest exploitation and the expansion of royal power in the global Spanish monarchy.
Category: History, Talks


Women's History Month Program: Women and Chocolate

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A Taste for Chocolate curator Carol S. Ward will present an illustrated lecture discussing women’s changing roles in the importation, distribution, and consumption of chocolate.
Category: History, Women's History Month, Talks


Nature Talk: Wildlife History of New York

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A closer look at the sturgeon, beaver, box turtle, coyote, and bald eagle and how pollutants, habitat loss, over-hunting, and other human interventions have affected their populations.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks

Sunday, March 26, 2017


New York City's Oldest Standing Bridge: History of the High Bridge and the Croton Waterworks

at Yeshiva University- Belfer Hall, Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn what went into the making of the historic High Bridge, NYC's oldest standing bridge, and how it transformed New York City.
Category: Education, History, Talks

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017


Getting Money For Your Green Space: How to Partner with Elected Officials to Fund Park Projects

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Come to this session to learn about how you can bring funding to your park.
Category: Education, Talks, Seniors


Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights - Exploring Jupiter

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
From explosive volcanoes to icy mountains, come learn more about Jupiter and the beautiful diversity that surrounds it.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Seniors, Astronomy

Thursday, March 30, 2017


Science of The Living City Presents: City of Trees: A Film Screening

at Pace University, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us at Pace University to watch City of Trees and participate in a dynamic conversation on themes including community engagement, environmental justice, employment barriers, racial…
Category: Nature, Talks

Must See

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Apr 6

Artist Talk with Zane York

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
With a hint of dark humor, Zane York transforms traditional floral still lifes and familiar scenes into unexpected compositions in "Nature Morte".
Category: Education, Art, Talks, Seniors

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