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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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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Mar 8

Le Petit Steampunk Art: Upcycle Miniature Bottles - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Have great fun creating beautiful steampunk art out of old small bottles and jars with their caps.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

Mar 8

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Category: Art
Free!

Mar 8

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Mar 8

International Women’s Day

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Learn about the life and work of Alice Austen and her contributions to women’s history.
Category: History, Women's History Month
Free!

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Mar 8

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

Mar 8

Special Express Arts 1

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Engaging special needs adults through arts for self expression.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Mar 8

Recycle-to-Art

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun creating cute items out of recycled materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 8

A Celebration of International Women's Day

at Recreation Center Fifty-four (in Recreation Center 54), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for an evening celebrating International Women's Day. We'll have fitness classes, a self-defense demonstration, and a Q&A Panel.
Category: Fitness, Tours, Women's History Month, Talks
Free!

Mar 8

Exhibition Opening - Zane York: Nature Morte

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
With a hint of dark humor, Zane York transforms traditional floral still lives and familiar scenes into unexpected compositions.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 8

Evening Group Hike and Trail Run

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Staten Island Greenbelt Conservancy for a hike or trail run on Wednesday evenings. Pick one!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

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