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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

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Mar 5

Family Art Project: A Living Wall

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
While we are still tucked indoors for winter, let’s remember plants that provide fresh air indoors. Then participate in a group installation project—a green wall, featuring your work!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 5

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Mar 5

Pre-Concert Tea

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
This traditional tea service includes the four classic elements of savory, scones, sweets and tea.
Category: Art, Food

Mar 5

First Signs of Spring Tour

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a walking tour of the Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park with horticulturist Madeline Byrne. Learn about the plants currently in bloom and the garden's history.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 5

Fire Making Skills

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors. Registration Required.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Mar 5

Historic New York: Nature and Design

at Grand Army Plaza Arch (in Grand Army Plaza), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpreting historic turning points, both natural and man-made in our city's long history.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Mar 5

Historic New York: The World's Fair

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park park hosted two world's fairs, in 1939 and 1964. Relive the stories from those times and learn more about World's Fair structures still present in the park today.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Mar 5

Women's History Month: Gretta Moulton - Protector of High Rock Park

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us to learn about the passionate woman who helped save 300 acres from development so that we can all enjoy this wonderful park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Women's History Month, Hiking
Free!

Mar 5

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Stop by Glyndor Gallery to speak to the artists and get a closer look at the creative process.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Mar 5

Concert: Ray Vega Latin Jazz Quintet

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The South Bronx native and his Latin Jazz ensemble return triumphantly to Armor Hall with a mix of his own works and his unique take on standard tunes.
Category: Concerts, Art

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