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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 12, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, March 19, 2016


2nd Annual Weightlifting Competition

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Participants ages 14 and up are welcome to compete in our annual weightlifting competition!
Category: Fitness, Sports


Hot Compost

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn to make and manage a “thermophilic” batch of compost—a pile that will heat up to kill weed seeds and pathogens.
Category: Education, Nature


Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This beginner-level class introduces students to the internal martial arts, and promotes an awareness of its health benefits.
Category: Fitness, Seniors


Family Art Project: Little Plants, Big Prints

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Observe the lovely shapes of bulbous succulent plants. Then, creating shapes using construction paper and simple templates, make bold and brushy, large-scale prints.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

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The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of orchids.
Category: Nature


Pleasant Village Community Garden Pruning Workshop

at Pleasant Village Community Garden (in ), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join gardeners at Pleasant Village Community Garden for a workshop on how to prune trees, bushes, and shrubs from expert Sam Bishop of Trees New York.
Category: Education, Nature


Van Cortlandt Park Nature Group Nature Walk

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Wear comfortable hiking shoes for a tour of the Van Cortlandt Lake, Tibbett's Wetland, John Kieran Trail, and Vault Hill.
Category: Nature, Hiking


Animal Eggs

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about animals that lay eggs, then join us for some games and an animal egg craft to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Easter

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3rd Annual Spring Egg Hunt

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Other activities include arts and crafts, potato sack races, dancing, yoga, and reading with the Bunny! This is event is free for all!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Games, Best for Kids, Easter

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Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City.
Category: Nature, Tours

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