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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 19, 2016


Nocturnal Hike

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. Participants are chosen by lottery. Register on Wednesday, March 9th.
Category: Nature, Hiking


Easter Egg Hunt

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:30 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Children ages 2–12 hunt for eggs, enjoy arts and crafts, and have photos taken with the Easter Bunny.
Category: Best for Kids, Easter

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Sunday, March 20, 2016


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


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

Best For

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


March for the Earth Volunteer Day

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We welcome individuals and groups to join us on the vernal equinox—historical Earth Day—for a day of volunteering and unity at Queens Botanical Garden.
Category: Volunteer



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, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors


Family Art Project: Little Plants, Big Prints

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Observe the lovely shapes of bulbous succulent plants. Then, creating shapes using construction paper and simple templates, make bold and brushy, large-scale prints.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For

Winter Workspace Workshop: Walking Mindfully into Spring

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn more about Butoh and practice guided imagery and meditative movement techniques that Sindy Butz uses in her own art performances and training.
Category: Nature, Art


Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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: History, Tours

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