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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 18, 2017

Mar18

Family Day: Women in Science During the 19th Century

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In honor of Women’s history month, come learn about Maria Mitchell and Caroline Hershel, who were pioneers in the field of astronomy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Women's History Month
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

Discovery Hike: Spring Forward

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Search for signs of spring along this round-trip hike. This hike will be approximately one hour long and is suitable for children aged six and older.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

Women Rock: A Celebration of Women

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meet successful women of NYC Parks, young entrepreneurs, artist, and women in business and technology. Be inspired by performances of talented women and girls.
Category: Women's History Month, Talks
Free!

Mar18

Volunteer Orientation

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Want to get more involved in Brooklyn Bridge Park this year? Learn about our volunteer positions and their schedules!
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Mar18

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

Mar18

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

Finding Inspiration: Poetry Reading - The Big Read

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

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
BRIO award winner Sarah Stern kicks off the Big Read with a poetry workshop, providing writing exercises to inspire and motivate.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Talks
Free!

Mar18

Cops and Kids: Basketball Clinics and Games at Basketball City

at Basketball City, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks Hamilton Fish Recreation Center and the NYPD 7th Precinct Community Affairs for basketball skills clinics for boys and girls, ages 6 to 17 years old, at Basketball City.
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

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!

Mar18

Behind-the-Scenes Greenhouse Tour

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Peek inside the Potting Shed, preview the South African bulbs getting ready for their dazzling Palm House debut and be among the first visitors to view the newly-renovated Alpine House!
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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