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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 5, 2016

Mar 5

Nature's Music Workshop

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Discover what natural materials are used to build different instruments.
Free!

Mar 5

Learn to Play Soccer with Coach Victor Campbell

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 6-12 years learn fundamental and advanced soccer skills.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 5

Will Eisner "The Spirit" Retrospective-Opening Reception & Panel Discussion

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for the opening of the 75th anniversary celebration of Will Eisner's "The Spirit" Retrospective.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 5

Hands on History: Fruit on the Farm

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Listen to stories about colonial farming, then create 3-dimensional paper produce inspired by the crops Rufus King grew on his farm and learn about his interest in agriculture.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 5

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 5

Central Park: Where are the Women? A Free Public Lecture

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Coline Jenkins, legislator, author, and descendant of notable suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton, as she discusses her involvement in placing a statue of two women’s rights pioneers in Central Park.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Women's History Month, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 5

Wildlife Viewing: City Squirrels

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Enjoy observing squirrel behavior and learn some interesting facts about this "Nutty" mammal.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 5

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Mar 5

CANCELLED: Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts & crafts items to take home. Projects may include origami, decoupage, kirigami, collage, paper cutting, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Mar 5

CANCELLED: Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

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