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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 17, 2018


Turtle, Turtle!

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn all about turtles, their habitat, and their behaviors. Kids aged 5 and older can meet our classroom turtles and then see if we can spot some outside.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For

She's On Point! A Celebration of Girls in Sports

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
She’s on Point celebrates the achievements of female athletes and introducing young girls and boys to sports.
Category: Education, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports, Women's History Month, Talks, She's On Point

Must See

Putting on the Green Dance Party

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

11:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Celebrate Irish heritage with us at Putting on the Green Dance Party. Music, dance and light refreshments will be provided. Free and open to the public.
Category: Saint Patrick's Day


Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibit highlights important pioneers in these fields so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” by learning how to travel vast oceans.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids

Best For

St. Patrick’s Day: A Tribute to the Tredwells’ Irish Servants with Bridget Murphy

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a back-stairs tour and experience the Merchant’s House through the eyes of the Irish immigrants who worked as domestic servants for the Tredwell family.
Category: History, Tours, Saint Patrick's Day


Animal of the Month: Seals and Whales

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join our park rangers at Conference House Park, NYC's southernmost park, for a chance to seals and whales in our waterways.
Category: Nature, Wildlife


Exhibition: Coming to America

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Conference House Association's "Coming to America" exhibit provides visitors reflection on the American immigrant experience from Colonial days to the present.
Category: Education, Art, History, Talks


Survival Series #4: The Ten Essentials

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education


Ranger's Choice: Photography

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring your camera and see how many shades of green you can find. Registration is required for this program. Registration opens on March 7.
Category: Nature


Wildlife Viewing: Woodpeckers

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife

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