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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, February 18, 2017


Color of Comics Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Color of Comics exhibition showcases the private art collections from Ray Felix and Alex Simmons, along with several talented African-American artists in the comic book industry.
Category: Accessible, Art, Tours


Richmond Hill Green Neighborhood: Forest Restoration

at Lane S at Myrtle Avenue (in Forest Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to help protect the young forest in Inwood Hill Park!
Category: Nature, Volunteer


NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie 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


Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.
Category: Accessible, Fitness


Cold Feat 10k Trail Race

at Latourette Golf Course Clubhouse, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Staten Island Greenbelt Conservancy for The “Cold Feat” 10K Trail Race. The course begins on the rolling fairways and takes you off into the surrounding Greenbelt trails.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Volunteer

Must See

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


Family Art Project: Kindred Totem Poles

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Gain inspiration from the Pacific Northwest Indians who used fallen trees to create totem poles detailing the history of family and tribe members.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For

Winter Tree ID (light)

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Whether on the street or in the woods, the Urban Park Rangers will show distinguishable characteristics for identifying trees in the winter.
Category: Education, Nature


Great Backyard Bird Count

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Queens Botanical Garden for the 20th annual Great Backyard Bird Count.
Category: Birding, Nature

Must See

NYC Compost Project: Crazy for Composting

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
These Q&A sessions provide the practical tips, advice, and encouragement you'll need to take composting to the next level.

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