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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 18, 2015

Jan18

Nature's Workshop: Indoor Composting Workshop

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
This winter, join the Urban Park Rangers for the Nature's Workshop series. Each program in this series explores its topic in depth and allows you to develop a…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan18

A Park for the People: Central Park

at Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history. This historic walking tour focuses on the…
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jan18

Garden and Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jan18

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields, on this east-to-west walk.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jan18

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Monday, January 19, 2015

Jan19

2014 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The annual Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition is a cornerstone of the park's visual arts program and is widely acclaimed for the ambition, breadth & innovation of the works on view.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Jan19

Exhibition: The Migration

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks’ Ebony Society invites you to celebrate Black History Month with the Arsenal Gallery exhbition The Migration.
Category: Art, History, Black History Month, Seniors
Free!

Jan19

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service 2015

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location, Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location, Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks, Partnerships for Parks, and your fellow New Yorkers to volunteer to spruce up NYC Parks recreation centers in each of the five boroughs! Projects include painting and,…
Category: Volunteer, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Free!

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Jan19

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays

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Jan19

Martin Luther King Day Idlewild Park Wetland Cleanup

at 230th Place and 149th Avenue (in Idlewild Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Idlewild Park to removal floatable debris washed up from Hurricane Sandy.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Free!

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