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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 24, 2018

Feb24

Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A Celebration of the Blues by New York-based illustrator Ron Bucalo presents a collection of 25 black line illustrated portraits depicting great legends of the American blues.
Category: Art
Free!

Feb24

NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park

at Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

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
Free!

Feb24

CANCELLED: Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Move to Latin rhythms from today and past years: Merengue, Bachata, and Salsa.
Category: Dance, Fitness
Free!

Feb24

Shape Up Zumba with Pascal

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for a whole-body fitness workout that focuses on building strength, health/well-being, and balance through dance for adults.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Feb24

Inwood Hill Park Forest Restoration

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect forested areas in Inwood Hill Park!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Feb24

Family Art Project: Exotic Desert Dwellers

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Spend some time sketching and painting exotic desert dwellers and tropical inhabitants, then, using sand and vibrant tempera paint, make a desert or tropical mirage.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb24

Behind-the-Ropes Tour of the Merchant’s House: The Architecture of an 1832 Landmark

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a rare off-hours tour of the Merchant’s House. Gain new insight on Antebellum architecture and see several spaces not normally seen by the regular Museum visitor.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Feb24

Midtown East Stop 'N' Swap

at Saint Peter's Church, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
At Stop ‘N’ Swaps, New Yorkers bring items they no longer need and find things that are new to them. Stop 'N' Swaps encourage reuse, build community, and reduce waste sent to landfills.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Feb24

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

at Parking Lot (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. All programs are family friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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Feb24

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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