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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 March 25, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Mar25

33rd Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference: Sustaining Garden Legacies

at Hostos Community College, Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the official kickoff of the community gardening season in New York City! The day will be packed with 30+ workshops on garden-related topics. Register today!
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Food, Talks, Seniors

Mar25

Arts, Culture & Fun: City Birds by Elana Amity

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"City Birds" includes numerous paintings and monotypes of birds found in New York City’s parks, sidewalks, and window sills.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Mar25

Woodworking: Potting Bench Workshop–Day 1

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

9:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Calling all urban gardeners—stop repotting plants on your kitchen table! Construct your very own potting bench with master carpenter and Director of Facilities Frank Perrone.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature

Mar25

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

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

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

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!

Mar25

PASS Dance: Modes! by Merián Soto

at Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Building C) (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Experience the breathtaking mix of improvisational dance combined with digital technology in the evocative piece Modes!.
Category: Dance, Art

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Mar26

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Mar26

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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