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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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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Jan16

Central Park Tour: Views From the Past

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 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

Jan16

Garden Walk: Toscanini's Trees

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Bundle up for a brisk winter walk with Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day to see some favorite trees from Toscanini’s tenure here.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Friday, January 17, 2014

Jan17

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!

Jan17

Art in the Garden: “Deconstructed Flowers”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
H. David Stein’s unique mosaic of flora is distinctively detailed in his exhibit “Deconstructed Flowers.” His intricate photographs pull out the dimensional…
Category: Nature, Art

Jan17

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!

Jan17

Close: A Journey in Scotland at The New York Botanical Garden

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

10:00 a.m.
A look at Scottish landscape design and land art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

Jan17

The Wild Garden Exhibit

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Use this hands-on exhibit to illuminate the history, ecology, and management of the woodlands, and learn why these landscapes are so essential to the purpose of Central Park.
Category: History
Free!

Jan17

Shape Up NYC: Pilates

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Come to the Audubon Center for free introductory pilates classes. Shaping Up has never been this easy!
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jan17

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Visit an area of the park off the beaten track for most visitors, but well-known to Upper West Siders. Route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs.
Category: History, Tours

Jan17

Writing Workshop

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Get to know your character and create your scenes. Use timed writing exercises to flush out your story idea and develop an interesting character.
Category: Education
Free!

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