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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 24, 2018

Mar24

Astrobiology: Flora and Fauna in Space?

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
NASA Solar System Ambassador and Professor Harold Kozak shares hypotheses of what life on other planets may look like.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar24

Talk & Tour: Caring for Cactus and Succulents

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Drawing on his eight-plus years of experience maintaining Wave Hill’s eclectic collection, Wave Hill Gardener Harnek Singh shares tips and techniques for keeping your succulents healthy and attractive.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Mar24

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
Mar24

Opening reception for Native Soil: Incidence and Homescapes

at Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Building C) (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Native Soil: Incidence and Homescapes is a large-scale retrospective of paintings by Sarah Yuster, spanning her thirty-year career.
Category: Art
Free!

Mar24

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!

Mar24

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!

Mar24

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!

Mar24

Nocturnal Animals

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Whether you live in the country or a busy city, wildlife is all around you. Join the Urban Park Rangers as they search for some of the lesser-seen creatures of the night.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Mar24

Historic Richmond Town's - James Guyon Jr. Guyon Tavern Series

at Guyon Tavern at Historic Richmond Town

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Guyon Tavern serves up an authentic 19th century acoustic music experience with a warm and resonant sound quality that is rarely found anymore.
Category: Concerts

Mar24

Nature's Workshop: Wildlife Illustration

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
Find your muse in nature. This workshop will inspire you to illustrate the landscape and wildlife found in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Category: Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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