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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 18, 2017

Mar18

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

Mar18

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

Finding Inspiration: Poetry Reading - The Big Read

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

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
BRIO award winner Sarah Stern kicks off the Big Read with a poetry workshop, providing writing exercises to inspire and motivate.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Talks
Free!

Mar18

Cops and Kids: Basketball Clinics and Games at Basketball City

at Basketball City, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks Hamilton Fish Recreation Center and the NYPD 7th Precinct Community Affairs for basketball skills clinics for boys and girls, ages 6 to 17 years old, at Basketball City.
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

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!

Mar18

Behind-the-Scenes Greenhouse Tour

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Peek inside the Potting Shed, preview the South African bulbs getting ready for their dazzling Palm House debut and be among the first visitors to view the newly-renovated Alpine House!
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Mar18

Meet the Author and Children’s Book Signing

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us as we welcome Queens-native Demetra Tsavaris-Lecourezos as she reads her book Young World Travelers and the Magical Crystal Globe.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

NYC Compost Project: Turn and Learn

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Volunteer
Free!

Mar18

Artist Talk with Priscila De Carvalho: 'Before Now'

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
At this talk, De Carvalho will discuss and show images and videos of her various pieces and Before Now, her installation at 99 Plymouth.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Mar18

CANCELLED: Living with Urban Coyotes

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program will teach participants about the basics of coyote biology and the best tips for coexisting with coyotes in our urban environment.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

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