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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, March 4, 2017

Mar 4

Family Art Project: A Living Wall

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using the shapes, colors, and names of indoor plants, we'll make paper collages, then participate in a group installation project — a green wall!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 4

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Category: Art
Free!

Mar 4

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 4

Historic Walking Tour: St. Mary’s Park & Its 17th Century Roots

at Jackson Avenue Train Station, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx Co. Historical Society for a walking tour of St. Mary’s Park, visiting the sites of lost landmarks which highlight the park's deep roots in Bronx history.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks

Mar 4

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Mar 4

GreenThumb Workshop: Starting Seeds

at Praxis Warren Residence, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get gardening early by starting your seeds in a greenhouse or sunny window.
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors
Free!

Mar 4

Birding: Winter Birds

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Winter is a great time to spot bald eagles, peregrine falcons, red-tailed hawks, snowy owls, and many more bird species.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Mar 4

Hiking 101

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Discover how to decode trail blazes—those confusing symbols on the trees—and learn tips to keep your balance all while enjoying the sights and sounds around you.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Mar 4

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

Mar 4

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
Free!

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