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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 12, 2014

Jan12

Holiday Train Show at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Within the enchanting setting of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, large-scale model travel over bridges and past replicas of New York landmarks made of plant parts.
Category: Nature, Art, Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids
Jan12

Nature Exploration Hike (moderate)

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City and places often off limits to the general public. On our hikes, you may explore nature,…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jan12

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jan12

A Park for the People: Central Park

at Strawberry Fields (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.
On this walking tour explore America's first park: Central Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jan12

Emergency Preparedness: Extreme Weather

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
What would you do if you found yourself lost in the woods? Do you know how to build your own shelter, or start a fire without matches? What would you eat and where would you find…
Category: Nature
Free!

Jan12

Recycled & Repurposed Children’s Crafts

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us in the Education Building at the Queens Botanical Garden where we’ll be making children’s crafts out of recycled and repurposed items.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan12

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!

Jan12

Living Green: An Herbalist's Approach to Colds

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Indulge yourself in the natural healing practices of herbalism. Join the Greenbelt educators for a presentation of an herbalist's approach to colds. Sample healthy recipes, teas,…
Category: Education, Nature

Jan12

Central Park Tour: Views From the Past

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Learn about the Park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality. The route involves a few stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jan12

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

Best For
Kids

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