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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

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!

Mar18

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar18

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Mar18

POSTPONED: It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at New Dorp Lane and Cedar Grove Avenue (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park Season, please join the Friends of Kivlehan as they work to beautify and clean New Dorp Beach Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Mar18

Family Day: Women in Science During the 19th Century

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In honor of Women’s history month, come learn about Maria Mitchell and Caroline Hershel, who were pioneers in the field of astronomy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Women's History Month
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

Discovery Hike: Spring Forward

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Search for signs of spring along this round-trip hike. This hike will be approximately one hour long and is suitable for children aged six and older.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

Women Rock: A Celebration of Women

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet successful women of NYC Parks, young entrepreneurs, artist, and women in business and technology. Be inspired by performances of talented women and girls.
Category: Women's History Month, Talks
Free!

Mar18

Volunteer Orientation

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Want to get more involved in Brooklyn Bridge Park this year? Learn about our volunteer positions and their schedules!
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Mar18

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

Mar18

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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