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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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Tuesday, March 20, 2018


Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness


Exhibition: Natural Impact

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The tension between mankind and Mother Nature has long been a disturbing battleground. Visual artists ook at how nature sneaks back into our precisely constructed world.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors


Be: Women of Color Exhibition by Walter Cruz

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Artist Walter Cruz's exhibition, Be: Women of Color, is a collection of acrylic works that depict women living their everyday lives.
Category: Accessible, Art


Up-Cycle-to-Art: Decorative Arts

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Participants will bring their recyclable items to upcycle to art using various mediums to achieve a decorative affect.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts


Communication and Socialization: Get-Together for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
This is an opportunity for adults with intellectual disabilities to meet new people, socialize, and communicate about a variety of topics using words, sign language, and picture communication.
Category: Accessible, Talks


It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park

at Tompkinsville Park, Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Island Voice as they clean and beautify Tompkinsville Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours


Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids create adorable miniature art to use, or give as gifts.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For

Spring Equinox Salamander Sleuth Hike

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

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids and families can identify, track, and document the unique salamander species that call the Central Greenbelt home.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Must See

Microbes and Fungi: The Life of the Soil Party

at GreenThumb Office, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Get to know the soil in your garden. If we take care of the soil, the soil will take care of our plants and crops.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks

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