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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, February 27, 2016

Feb27

Lantern Night Hike

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Discover Central Park at night. The Rangers will discuss history and nocturnal wildlife on this night hike. Registration required. Visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on 02/17/16.
Category: Nature, History, Hiking
Free!

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Feb28

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life at Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Feb28

Girls Basketball Clinic

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Learn the basics of dribbling, passing, and shooting.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

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Feb28

Hatha Yoga

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to your mind, body, and spirit with a yoga practice.
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Feb28

Family Art Project: A Desert under Glass

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Go on a visit to Wave Hill’s Cactus and Succulent House and leave winter behind. Spend some time sketching and painting the exotic desert dwellers, then, using sand and tempera…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Feb28

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of orchids.
Category: Nature

Feb28

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Feb28

Lunar New Year at the Prospect Park Zoo

at Prospect Park Zoo (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
The WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Prospect Park Zoo is celebrating the Year of the Monkey with special activities to ring in the Lunar New Year.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Lunar New Year

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Feb28

Lantern Festival

at 53rd to 55th Streets and 8th Avenue

11:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
There will be cultural performances, martial arts, lion's dancing, art and crafts, calligraphy, giveaways, free popcorn, cotton candy, and social services booths.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Fitness, Lunar New Year
Free!

Feb28

Meditation

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices.
Category: Fitness, Seniors

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