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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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Saturday, February 8, 2014

Feb 8

Victorian Valentine Workshop

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Show that you care—not with a boring, store-bought card, but with a handmade, full-of-charm, sure-to-woo original creation. Learn about the history of valentines and the use of…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Valentine's Day

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Kids
Feb 8

Shape Up NYC: Dance and Fitness Infusion

at McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The workout features different types of crunches, planks and dances to a variety of music.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Feb 8

Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN)

at Recreation Center Fifty-four (in Recreation Center 54), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
KEEN provides one-on-one activities for children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Feb 8

Community Conversations for Kids: I Could Do That! Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
In another New York Council for the Humanities’ Conversations with Kids program, this time focusing on the topic of democracy, we will read and discuss the book I Could Do…
Category: Education, History, Kids, Women's History Month, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 8

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

Feb 8

CANCELLED: New York Turtles Meet and Greet

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Bring the whole family to meet the turtles of New York!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 8

Anne Northup: Slavery and the Birth of American Cuisine

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
In conjunction with the Oscar-Nominated movie “12 Years A Slave,” learn about the untold story of Solomon Northup’s wife, Anne.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Black History Month, Food, Talks

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Event
Feb 8

Tavern Concerts

at Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Sit back and listen to some of the best folk and acoustic songwriters and musicians in the country.
Category: Concerts

Feb 8

Hearts & All That Jazz

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come enjoy an evening out with live music, small bites, and sweet delights at the Conference House! You won't want to miss it...
Category: Valentine's Day

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Sunday, February 9, 2014

Feb 9

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!

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