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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 18, 2018


Nature Scavenger Hunt

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join our Urban Park Rangers on this family-friendly nature scavenger hunt and discover the hidden treasures of Blue Heron Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking

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Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Artists in the Winter Workspace program share their studio practice with visitors on this Drop-In Sunday.
Category: Nature, Art, Tours


Central Park Tour: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour around tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides. Highlights include Harlem Meer, Huddlestone Arch, the Loch, Glenspan Arch, several cascades, and the Pool.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors


Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours

Monday, March 19, 2018


Exhibition: Natural Impact

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The tension between mankind and Mother Nature has long been a disturbing battleground. Visual artists ook at how nature sneaks back into our precisely constructed world.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors


2018 Senior Games Board Games Clinic

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Got skills and are 50+ years old? Get prepared for the Senior Games with our board games clinic at Red Hook Recreation Center.
Category: Games, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games


2018 Senior Games Table Tennis Clinic

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come out and get ready to train hard for the 2018 Senior Games. Train with some of our best staff and challenge our members in competitions to help build your skills.
Category: Games, Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games


Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors


Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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