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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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from October 13, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Mar18

NYC Compost Project: Turn and Learn

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Volunteer
Free!

Mar18

Artist Talk with Priscila De Carvalho: 'Before Now'

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
At this talk, De Carvalho will discuss and show images and videos of her various pieces and Before Now, her installation at 99 Plymouth.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Mar18

CANCELLED: Living with Urban Coyotes

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program will teach participants about the basics of coyote biology and the best tips for coexisting with coyotes in our urban environment.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Mar18

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

Free Film Screening: Hidden Figures

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Come to the home of African-American inventor Lewis H. Latimer for a free screening of this year's Oscar-nominated drama Hidden Figures, of an incredible untold story.
Category: Accessible, Film, History, Tours, Women's History Month
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar18

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Mar18

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Mar18

CANCELLED: Paper Arts and Crafts

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create adorable arts and crafts items out of paper to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

Arts, Culture & Fun: Birds as Metaphors with Elana Amity

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Elana Amity as she reads passages from the "The Raven" by Edgar Allen Poe, followed by an art workshop.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Mar18

Freshkills Park Research and Ecology presentation with Dr. Cait Field

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Freshkills Park Manager for Science and Research Development will discuss the ecology of the site, both before and during landfill operations and since the landfill's closing.
Category: Talks
Free!

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