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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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Saturday, March 17, 2018


Exhibition: Coming to America

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Conference House Association's "Coming to America" exhibit provides visitors reflection on the American immigrant experience from Colonial days to the present.
Category: Education, Art, History, Talks


Survival Series #4: The Ten Essentials

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education


Ranger's Choice: Photography

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring your camera and see how many shades of green you can find. Registration is required for this program. Registration opens on March 7.
Category: Nature


Wildlife Viewing: Woodpeckers

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife


It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Park Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Directions For Our Youth to do tree care and beautify Claremont Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Kids Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids create cute and fun objects out of paper and other ordinary materials they can take home.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

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St. Patrick’s Day: A Tribute to the Tredwells’ Irish Servants with Bridget Murphy

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a back-stairs tour and experience the Merchant’s House through the eyes of the Irish immigrants who worked as domestic servants for the Tredwell family.
Category: History, Tours, Saint Patrick's Day


Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Barnes & Noble, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Experience Union Square in a new way by participating in the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour - Union Square: Crossroads of New York.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife


Paper Arts and Crafts - 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 their own, original decorative gift wrapping paper for holiday and special events.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts


Straight from Your Heart: 800-Word Essay and Memoir Writing

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
In this workshop, we will explore our pasts and write 800-word memoirs and personal essays about race and immigration.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Women's History Month, Talks

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