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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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from January 4, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Mar15

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!

Mar15

Imaginative Arts for Kids

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids will learn various techniques for creating imaginative arts, including Kirigami, Collage, Tissue Work, Pointillism and 3D Illusion.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar15

Mekong Group Music Class - Dan Tranh

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

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Mekong Arts and Music (MAM) will be teaching a beginner's course of Dan Tranh, a 16-string Vietnamese zither.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art
Free!

Mar15

A Toast to Bridget Murphy!

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
You’ll climb the narrow staircase to the fourth-floor servants’ quarters and see where the Tredwells’ four Irish servants lived and did some of their work.
Category: History, Tours, Saint Patrick's Day

Mar15

Compost for Community Gardens

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Reimagine your garden as one where yard waste and veggie scraps are transformed into a rich soil amendment that creates a lush bounty. There’s no magic involved, only composting!
Category: Education
Free!

Mar15

Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz with Paula Hampton

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for live jazz with Paula Hampton, swinging drummer, bandleader and from one of the great jazz families!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, History, Women's History Month, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar15

NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.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
Free!

Mar15

Lecture and Discussion: Dining Out in the 19th Century

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join author and Yale professor Paul Freedman as he discusses two chapters from his recent book Ten Restaurants that Changed America.
Category: Education, History, Food, Talks

Friday, March 16, 2018

Mar16

Exhibition: Natural Impact

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The tension between mankind and Mother Nature has long been a disturbing battleground. Visual artists ook at how nature sneaks back into our precisely constructed world.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors
Free!

Mar16

Be: Women of Color Exhibition by Walter Cruz

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Artist Walter Cruz's exhibition, Be: Women of Color, is a collection of acrylic works that depict women living their everyday lives.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

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