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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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from May 18, 2013 (x) to January 20, 2018

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Mar19

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Mar19

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Black History Month

Mar19

The Devil in New York: The Witchcraft Trial of Goody Garlick

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Scholar Tara Rider will introduce an often-forgotten period of Long Island history where the turmoil of everyday life in 17th century New York resulted in a hysteria of accusations of witchcraft.
Category: History, Talks

Mar19

Astronomy: The Night Sky

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Celebrate the first day of spring by spotting constellations with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Monday, March 20, 2017

Mar20

Exhibition - Zane York: Nature Morte

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
With a hint of dark humor, Zane York transforms traditional floral still lives and familiar scenes into unexpected compositions in Nature Morte.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Mar20

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
Free!

Mar20

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Mar20

Learn How to Play Lacrosse

at I.S. 2 George L. Egbert Playground, Staten Island

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children between the ages of 7 and 12 will learn the basics of lacrosse while having fun!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

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Mar20

FrogWatch USA Training Part 2

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Become a citizen scientist and discover how you can help frogs and toads in our environment by identifying and monitoring their unique vocal calls.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Mar21

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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