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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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Sunday, February 26, 2017


NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.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


Family Art Project: Exotic Desert Dwellers

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sketch exotic desert dwellers, then, using papier-mâché, bendable wire, paint, and paper, make an exotic paper plant of your own.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Black History Month


Birding: Owls

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers will take you out and guide you on your quest to spot winter owls. Registration Required.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature


It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at Comfort Station (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to clean up and beautify at Leif Ericson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


She's on Point

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
She's On Point features sports demos, inspirational speakers, fun activities, giveaways, and more!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Girls and Women in Sports, She's On Point

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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


Artist Lecture and Book Signing

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
See the world through the lens of photographer Vikram Dogra as he discusses the inspiration and processes behind his exhibition. Books will be available for purchase.
Category: Art


Winter Tree ID (light)

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to ID a tree by the bark, buds, and other distinctive characteristics. Enjoy the subtle beauty of trees in winter.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking


Historic New York: Goodhue Park

at Clinton Avenue and Prospect Avenue (in Goodhue Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
NYC Parks acquired this small parcel of land and saved it from future development. Explore the trails and delve further into its history.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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