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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 11, 2018


In the Footsteps of Bridget Murphy: A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this special walking tour, we’ll explore the world of Irish immigrants, who flooded into New York City in the 19th century to escape famine and hardship in Ireland.
Category: History, Tours, Saint Patrick's Day


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

Rangers Choice: Camp Cooking 101

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Become a campfire Foodie! Learn the basics on camp etiquette, how to set up a campfire, and how to make a meal with a Dutch Oven. Registration required.
Category: Education, Nature


Family Nature Walk

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife

Best For

Nature's Workshop: Science Discovery

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Engage in fun science experiments and games to learn about the wonders of nature.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

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. This year’s Session 2 artists are Michele Brody, Tamara…
Category: Nature, Art, Tours, Talks


Historic New York: The Highbridge and the Croton Aqueduct

at West 174 Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on this hitoric walk along Highbridge and learn how New York City's oldest bridge brought water from the Bronx to Manhattan, and allowed our city to grow.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Must See

Start Your Summer Veggies

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Cultivate your green thumb at QBG with resident plant expert Fred Gerber, in an introductory workshop on starting your summer vegetables indoors.
Category: Education


Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours


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

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