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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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Sunday, March 19, 2017


NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness


Family Art Project: Give a Winter Bird a Home or a Feeder

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Use the boxy shape of an ordinary milk carton to your advantage, camouflaging it with natural materials like pine boughs and leaves, and add an inviting stick perch.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

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CANCELLED: Fort Tryon Park Spring Prep Beautification Day

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Fort Tryon Park this Spring Join the Friends Committee to clear out winter clutter from slopes and planting beds, and prep soil for planting!
Category: Volunteer


Women's History Month: Anne Hutchinson and Split Rock Hike

at Split Rock Golf House (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will lead a this hike to Split Rock, highlighting the life and death of Anne Hutchinson, a key figure in the development of religious freedom in the English American colonies.
Category: History, Women's History Month, Hiking


Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month


Workshop: Fundamentals of Photography

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

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of digital photography and leave with some great photos!
Category: Education, Art


Pre-Concert Tea

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
This traditional tea service includes the four classic elements of savory, scones, sweets, and tea.
Category: Food


Prospect Park Orienteering Course

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Participants will use maps and compasses to locate hidden markers in the park. Maps and compasses will be provided.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

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Staaten Shores Exhibit: A Photographic Journey of Our Maritime Boundary

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit celebrates the signature feature: the waterfront. North, south, east and west, the waterfront surrounds, unifies, and creates Staten Island's unique sense of place.
Category: Art, Waterfront


Women's History Month Hike (moderate)

at Oakland Lake (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Celebrate Women's History Month with this hike highlighting the environmental activism efforts of Gertrude Waldeyer and other women significant to parks in Bayside and Douglaston.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Women's History Month, Hiking

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