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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 November 3, 2013 (x) to December 29, 2018

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Mar18

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!

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

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar18

POSTPONED: It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at New Dorp Lane and Cedar Grove Avenue (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park Season, please join the Friends of Kivlehan as they work to beautify and clean New Dorp Beach Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
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

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

Meet the Author and Children’s Book Signing

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us as we welcome Queens-native Demetra Tsavaris-Lecourezos as she reads her book Young World Travelers and the Magical Crystal Globe.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar18

CANCELLED: Living with Urban Coyotes

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program will teach participants about the basics of coyote biology and the best tips for coexisting with coyotes in our urban environment.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

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