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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 25, 2017

Mar25

Forest Park Carousel's 2017 Season Opening Ride & Concert

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Forest Park Carousel opens March 25th [11:00am - 6:00pm] for this upcoming 2017 season, make sure you come for the first ride of The season! We are thrilled to host rising pop star,…
Category: Art, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar25

Winter Workspace Session 2 Open House

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

12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
. Individual artists share their studio practice with the public on this open studio day.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Mar25

Book Talk: Roots of Empire: Forests and State Power in Early Modern Spain, c.1500-1750

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Roots of Empire examines the intersection of forest exploitation and the expansion of royal power in the global Spanish monarchy.
Category: History, Talks
Free!

Mar25

Nature Talk: Wildlife History of New York

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A closer look at the sturgeon, beaver, box turtle, coyote, and bald eagle and how pollutants, habitat loss, over-hunting, and other human interventions have affected their populations.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Mar25

CANCELLED: 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!

Mar25

CANCELLED: 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
Mar25

Storytime and Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon with a reading of The Munched-Up Flower Garden by Nancy Kelly Allen, followed by a clothes pin caterpillar craft.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar25

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!

Mar25

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Mar25

Arts, Culture & Fun: Book Presentation for City Birds by Elana Amity

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The artist will present her book, with a short talk about her process in illustrating Edgar Allan Poe's poem, followed by a Q&A. Books will be available.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

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