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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 12, 2016

Mar12

CANCELLED: Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts & crafts items to take home. Projects may include origami, decoupage, kirigami, collage, paper cutting, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Mar12

Ecology and Urbanity: The Past, Present and Future of Manhattan Island

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about the historic ecology of Manhattan island, and current and future urban planning in Northern Manhattan.
Category: History, Talks

Mar12

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the park's northernmost highlights with a Central Park Conservancy guide on this easy walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer, and past the North Woods.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Mar12

Gardening Workshop: Terrariums

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Design and plant your own fanciful landscape in a glass jar with a selection of diminutive plants, perfect for the home or office.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Mar12

Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Mar12

Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar12

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at oneā€¦
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Mar12

Drawing the Sequential Life

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

2:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Heroes artist Ray Felix and learn how to do story boarding and tell stories through graphic art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar12

Staten Island Unlimited Exhibition Opening

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This inaugural juried exhibition uncovers the state of contemporary photography on Staten Island and showcases work that is often under-represented citywide.
Category: Art
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar12

History of Commercial Brewing

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Author and researcher, Dr. Terry Foster will explain the process of brewing beer in England during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

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