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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 25, 2017

Mar25

Gravesend Cemetery Tour

at Gravesend Cemetery, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 a.m.
Dating back to 1643, Gravesend Cemetery is the final resting place of many prominent early residents of old Brooklyn. Registration Required.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Mar25

Fire Making Skills

at Comfort station (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 a.m.
Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors. Registration is required.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Mar25

Forest Park Carousel's 2017 Season Opening Ride & Concert

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Forest Park Carousel opens March 25th [11:00am - 6:00pm] for this upcoming 2017 season, make sure you come for the first ride of The season! We are thrilled to host rising pop star,…
Category: Art, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar25

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

Mar25

Winter Workspace Session 2 Open House

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

12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
. Individual artists share their studio practice with the public on this open studio day.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Mar25

Staaten Shores Exhibit: A Photographic Journey of Our Maritime Boundary

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit celebrates the signature feature: the waterfront. North, south, east and west, the waterfront surrounds, unifies, and creates Staten Island's unique sense of place.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Mar25

Book Talk: Roots of Empire: Forests and State Power in Early Modern Spain, c.1500-1750

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Roots of Empire examines the intersection of forest exploitation and the expansion of royal power in the global Spanish monarchy.
Category: History, Talks
Free!

Mar25

Nature Talk: Wildlife History of New York

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A closer look at the sturgeon, beaver, box turtle, coyote, and bald eagle and how pollutants, habitat loss, over-hunting, and other human interventions have affected their populations.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Mar25

Storytime and Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon with a reading of The Munched-Up Flower Garden by Nancy Kelly Allen, followed by a clothes pin caterpillar craft.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar25

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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