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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

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.
Leave winter behind. Go on a visit to Wave Hill’s Cactus and Succulent House. Spend some time sketching and painting the exotic desert dwellers, then make a desert mirage.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

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Kids
Feb27

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

Feb27

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Feb27

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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Feb27

GreenThumb Workshop: Fruit Tree Pruning

at Drew Gardens, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Discover and practice how to prune the different types of fruit trees. We will prune at the ideal time of year, in late winter.
Category: Education
Free!

Feb27

Learn to Play Soccer with Coach Victor Campbell

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 6-12 years learn fundamental and advanced soccer skills.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb27

Volunteer Open House

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Meet department representatives and seasoned volunteers to learn firsthand what it’s like to be a volunteer at Queens Botanical Garden!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Feb27

She's On Point: A Celebration of Girls in Sports

at Hansborough Pool and Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks to celebrate, honor and engage young women and girls in sports! Featuring sports demos, fun activities, giveaways and more.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports, Girls and Women in Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb27

Nature's Workshop: Natural Fiber Workshop

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about natural fibers, dyes, and plant fiber cordage. Registration required, participants chosen by lottery. Register on Thursday, February 11th.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb27

Fire-Making Skills

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly.
Category: Nature
Free!

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