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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

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!

Mar18

Free Film Screening: Hidden Figures

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Come to the home of African-American inventor Lewis H. Latimer for a free screening of this year's Oscar-nominated drama Hidden Figures, of an incredible untold story.
Category: Accessible, Film, History, Tours, Women's History Month
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar18

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Mar18

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Mar18

CANCELLED: 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.
Create adorable arts and crafts items out of paper to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

Arts, Culture & Fun: Birds as Metaphors with Elana Amity

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Elana Amity as she reads passages from the "The Raven" by Edgar Allen Poe, followed by an art workshop.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Mar18

Freshkills Park Research and Ecology presentation with Dr. Cait Field

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Freshkills Park Manager for Science and Research Development will discuss the ecology of the site, both before and during landfill operations and since the landfill's closing.
Category: Talks
Free!

Mar18

CANCELLED: Textile Arts: Crochet Amigurumi Bear - 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 crochet a cute, stuffed Amigurumi bear to keep or give as a gift.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Mar18

Brooklyn Baroque Concert

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for the kick off of the 2017 season of “Music at Morris-Jumel” as we welcome back the museum’s resident Baroque ensemble.
Category: Concerts, History

Mar18

Nocturnal Hike (light)

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Interesting birds and raccoons are among the many animals that call Flushing Meadows Corona Park home.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

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