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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 19, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Mar 8

2018 Senior Games Pickleball Clinic

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Got skills and are 50+ years old? Pickleball is a super fun, low-impact paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, table tennis, and badminton.
Category: Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games

Mar 8

2018 Senior Games Swimming Clinic

at Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Got skills and are 50+ years old? Train with some of our best staff and challenge our members in competitions to help build your skills.
Category: Fitness, Games, Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games

Mar 8

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Mar 8

Imaginative Arts for Kids

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids will learn various techniques for creating imaginative arts, including Kirigami, Collage, Tissue Work, Pointillism and 3D Illusion.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

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Mar 8

Mekong Group Music Class - Dan Tranh

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

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Mekong Arts and Music (MAM) will be teaching a beginner's course of Dan Tranh, a 16-string Vietnamese zither.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art
Free!

Mar 8

The ABC’s of Event Planning: How to Plan a Successful Event at your Garden

at GreenThumb Office, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
In preparation for Garden Month in June and the summer season, please join us as we discuss and come up with simple, quick, and easy steps to organize garden events. Whether you are…
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Mar 8

Science of the Living City Seminar Series: How Street Cleaners Saved the City

at Pace University, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Robin Nagle reveals just how far we've come from, makes clear what happens when garbage flows stop, and describes some of the changing dynamics of Sanitation's mission today.
Category: History, Talks
Free!

Mar 8

Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz with Whitney Marchelle

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for live jazz with Whitney Marchelle - Ace performer, vocalist, songwriter, recording artist with "an appealingly scorched soul-jazz sound."
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, History, Women's History Month, Seniors
Free!

Mar 8

NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Friday, March 9, 2018

Mar 9

Exhibition: Natural Impact

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The tension between mankind and Mother Nature has long been a disturbing battleground. Visual artists ook at how nature sneaks back into our precisely constructed world.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors
Free!

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