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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 20, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Feb25

Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

Feb25

Family Art Project: Exotic Desert Dwellers

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sketch exotic desert dwellers, then, using papier-mâché, bendable wire, paint, and paper, make an exotic paper plant of your own.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb25

Staten Island Garden Get Together

at Snug Harbor, Staten Island

10:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
GreenThumb invites you to a forum for Staten Island community members to learn more about starting, growing, or joining a community garden.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Feb25

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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!

Feb25

GreenThumb Workshop: Fruit Tree Pruning

at Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn why fruit trees need annual pruning for the best production. Discover and practice how to prune the different types of fruit trees at the ideal time of year.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Feb25

She's on Point

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
She's On Point features sports demos, inspirational speakers, fun activities, giveaways, and more!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Girls and Women in Sports, She's On Point
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb25

Whales: Then and Now

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Paul Sieswerda, former curator of the New England and New York Aquariums and founder and director of Gotham Whale, will discuss current preservation efforts and whales in theNY Harbor.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Feb25

Cooking Demo: Heavenly Honey

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover fascinating facts about honey and compare the complex tastes of different varieties with a beekeeper. Sample honey-infused recipes prepared by a chef.
Category: Education, Food, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb25

Natural Fiber Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to extract fiber and dyes from natural plants and try your hand at tying and weaving techniques using cordage made from plant fiber. Registration Required.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb25

Fire Making Skills

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Participants will learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors.
Category: Education, History
Free!

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