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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 July 13, 2013 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, March 25, 2017

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!

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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!

Mar25

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Mar25

Women's History Month Program: Women and Chocolate

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A Taste for Chocolate curator Carol S. Ward will present an illustrated lecture discussing women’s changing roles in the importation, distribution, and consumption of chocolate.
Category: History, Women's History Month, Talks

Mar25

CANCELLED: Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create adorable arts and crafts items out of paper to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar25

Arts, Culture & Fun: Book Presentation for City Birds by Elana Amity

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The artist will present her book, with a short talk about her process in illustrating Edgar Allan Poe's poem, followed by a Q&A. Books will be available.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Mar25

CANCELLED: Textile Arts: Crochet Amigurumi Bear - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will crochet a cute, stuffed Amigurumi bear to keep or give as a gift.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Mar25

PASS Dance: Modes! by Merián Soto

at Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Building C) (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Experience the breathtaking mix of improvisational dance combined with digital technology in the evocative piece Modes!.
Category: Dance, Art

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Mar26

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 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!

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