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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 November 7, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Mar 3

Compost Mania

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This family-friendly day is all about compost—how it’s made and used.
Category: Education, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 3

Compost Mania

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This family-friendly day is all about compost—how it’s made and used. Find out why recycling food scraps and yard waste creates a more sustainable urban environment!
Category: Education
Free!

Mar 3

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Hunter's Point South Park

at Bench at 50th Avene and Center Boulevard (in Hunter's Point South Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with HarborLAB to clean the shoreline at Hunter's Point South Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Mar 3

Hands-On-History: Make Your Own Bandbox!

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make your own decorative box for keepsakes and other trinkets out of scraps of fabric and wallpaper, in the style of the 19th century.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 3

Exhibition: Coming to America

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Conference House Association's "Coming to America" exhibit provides visitors reflection on the American immigrant experience from Colonial days to the present.
Category: Education, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Mar 3

This Old (Conference) House: Celebrating 50 years of NYC landmarks

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a talk and photographic presentation of the "NYC Landmarks Class of 1967" in the historic Conference House kitchen.
Category: History, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 3

Seasonal Garden Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour of the garden.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 3

Be: Women of Color Exhibition Opening Reception

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Artist Walter Cruz's exhibition, Be: Women of Color is a collection of acrylic works that depict women living their everyday lives.
Category: Accessible, Art, Women's History Month, Talks
Free!

Mar 3

CANCELLED: Kids 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.
Kids create cute and fun objects out of paper and other ordinary materials they can take home.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 3

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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