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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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Sunday, January 26, 2014

Jan26

Winter Workspace Workshop: One-Minute Video Poems

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Winter Workspace artist Dana Levy presents a short lesson on video editing and how moving images can be used to visually represent text.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Seniors

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Jan26

Wave Hill Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jan26

Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Horse

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Gung Hay Fat Choy - Happy New Year! Come join the Greenbelt educators as we celebrate the Year of the Horse. Learn about the history of the ancient celebration and the symbolism of the…
Category: Kids

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Event
Jan26

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Cross-Park Promenade

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
On this east-west walk you will see a hidden bench that tells time, miniature boats powered by the wind, a magnificent sculpture celebrating fresh water, and much more.
Category: History, Tours

Jan26

Explore Science: Redesign Fort Tryon's Javits Playground with Leonissa Ardizzone

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Attention future architects, city planners and young geniuses: join Dr. Leonissa Ardizzone of Storefront Science for a planning and designing session of the playground's renovation.
Category: Kids, Talks
Free!

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Kids
Jan26

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

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Kids
Jan26

Birding: Eagles

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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Event
Jan26

Astronomy

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Fall and winter are the best times to observe meteor…
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, January 27, 2014

Jan27

Mad. Sq. Art 2013: Giuseppe Penone: "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)"

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 a.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
Free!

Jan27

Whimsical Winter Wonderland exhibit

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
These American and international artists’ works will charm and delight the spirit of the child or the child within.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays
Free!

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