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Weekend Fun Guide

March 23-24, 2019 

Here are some highlights of free and low-cost things to do in our parks this weekend. For more upcoming events, please visit our Events Calendar.

1. Look for signs of spring


It's the first weekend of spring! Snowdrops, crocuses, daffodils, and hellebores are all in bloom. Take a look at the Signs of Spring you may discover as you explore your local parks. 

2. Visit public art by women on display at Parks

sculpture of a woman's face by Tanda Francis

In celebration of Women's History Month, check out these 14 public art exhibits by women artists

3. Go ice skating

ice skating at Prospect Park

Winter is winding down! Don't miss your chance to go ice skating this season! Plan your visit

4. Look to the stars through our telescopes

park rangers use telescopes to look to the stars

Our Urban Park Rangers are bringing telescopes to Brookfield Park this Saturday night so you can get an up-close look at our neighbors in the universe. Event info 

5. Help out the community garden in Highland Park

guests in a garden of daffodils

Get the garden ready for spring while learning composting, pruning, planting, and weeding techniques for your own garden beds. Register today

6. Go hiking with our Rangers in Cunningham Park

a park visitor walks past a large tree on the lawn on a foggy day

Discover the urban ecosystems and history of this beloved Queens park on a hike with our park rangers on Saturday. Event info

7. Celebrate Girls and Women in Sports

girls play soccer at a gymnasium inside a Parks rec center

Participate in sports clinics and games, and join talks by professional athletes and coaches at our She's On Point celebrations throughout March. Learn more

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