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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 8, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Mar31

Wildlife Viewing: City Squirrels

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Ever wonder how squirrels are able to thrive in an urban environment? Learn about the basic biology and habits of these abundant and curious mammals.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar31

March Madness: Understanding Storms in NYC

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Explore New York's history with natural disasters and gain a deeper understanding of why we experience certain storms as the seasons change.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar31

Be: Women of Color Exhibition Closing Reception

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for the closing reception of Be: Women of Color, a Women's History Month event. Be: Women of Color is a collection of acrylic works that depict the women living their everyday lives.
Category: Accessible, Art, Women's History Month, Talks
Free!

Mar31

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
Mar31

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!

Mar31

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Barnes & Noble, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Experience Union Square in a new way by participating in the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour - Union Square: Crossroads of New York.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Mar31

CANCELLED: Paper Arts and Crafts - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will create their own, original decorative gift wrapping paper for holiday and special events.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Mar31

Stargazing Club: The Blue Moon

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar31

Historic Richmond Town's James Guyon Jr. Guyon Tavern Series Presents Harbortown

at Guyon Tavern at Historic Richmond Town

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Award-winning songwriter Bob Wright, a multi-instrumentalist steeped in the American musical roots traditions often referred to as Americana, presents an evening of songs about Staten Island and its harbor environs.
Category: Concerts

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Apr 1

Family Art Project: Pastel Eggs in Watercolors

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make your own poetic painting with wax-resists in colors of pastel, speckled eggs.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Easter, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids

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