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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 February 28, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Mar 4

Birding: Winter Birds

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Winter is a great time to spot bald eagles, peregrine falcons, red-tailed hawks, snowy owls, and many more bird species.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Mar 4

Hiking 101

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Discover how to decode trail blazes—those confusing symbols on the trees—and learn tips to keep your balance all while enjoying the sights and sounds around you.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Mar 4

Historic Walking Tour: St. Mary’s Park & Its 17th Century Roots

at Jackson Avenue Train Station, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx Co. Historical Society for a walking tour of St. Mary’s Park, visiting the sites of lost landmarks which highlight the park's deep roots in Bronx history.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks

Mar 4

GreenThumb Workshop: Starting Seeds

at Praxis Warren Residence, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get gardening early by starting your seeds in a greenhouse or sunny window.
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors
Free!

Mar 4

Nature's Music Workshop

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Discover which trees and natural materials are used to build modern day and tribal musical instruments. Registration Required.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 4

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.
Ever wonder how squirrels are able to thrive in an urban environment? Learn about the basic biology and habits of these abundant and curious mammals.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

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Mar 4

Hands-On History: Scented Sachets

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about how early Americans used flowers and herbs to create sweet fragrances in their homes, and create your own bundle of potpourri to take with you.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 4

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!

Mar 4

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
Mar 4

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!

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