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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 12, 2016

Mar 12

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents A Night of Jazz & Dance

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

5:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for a special after hours event to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of The Savoy Ballroom opening with The Harlem Swing Dance Society. Learn swing dance steps and get the chanceā€¦
Category: Dance, History
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 12

The Night Sky

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Explore the science, history, and folklore of the universe with the Urban Park Rangers,using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Mar 13

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life at Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Mar 13

Girls Basketball Clinic

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Learn the basics of dribbling, passing, and shooting.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 13

Spring Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Explore the gardens and woodlands with naturalist Gabriel Willow on a quest to spot some of our favorite feathered friends as they return to the Hudson Highlands.
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks

Mar 13

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of orchids.
Category: Nature

Mar 13

Yoga

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy, and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice that makes use of props, including blocks and straps.
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Mar 13

Fort Tryon Park Beautification Day

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Activities will include some or all of the following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Mar 13

Family Art Project: A Living Wall with Green Golly!

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With spring on the way, green is the focus this weekend! Be inspired by classical music, comedy, and extraordinary story-theater for children.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 13

Winter Workspace Workshop: Build Inflatable Art

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Participants will work on their own unique shape. At the end, the group will combine all the forms into one giant sculpture that is inflated with a simple fan.
Category: Art

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