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Saturday, January 16, 2016

Jan 16

Teens Beginners' Dance Classes

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class for teen girls ages 14-17 teaches a mix of hip hop, ballet, and street jazz. Participants will learn basic dance, flexibility, and singing.
Category: Dance, Kids
Free!

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Kids
Jan 16

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
See enchanting model trains zip through a display of 150 landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays

Jan 16

Herb Smith Art Exhibit: The Birds of Richmond County

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to present the exhibition: The Birds of Richmond County. Artist Herb Smith’s interest in painting wildlife, especially birds, goes back to his youth. …
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Jan 16

Tai Chi Chuan

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi Chuan is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this class, Irving Yee, a member of…
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Jan 16

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jan 16

GreenThumb Workshop: Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Certification

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Attending a TNR certification workshop is the first step to gain the knowledge and skills needed to help feral and stray community cats in your gardens.
Category: Education
Free!

Jan 16

Learn to Play Soccer with Coach Victor Campbell

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 6-12 years learn fundamental and advanced soccer skills.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 16

CANCELLED: Playwriting for Adults

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Juan Ramirez in a playwriting series of workshops at the Poe Park Visitor Center on Saturdays. This class is for adults.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Jan 16

Finding Your Way: Maps and Compasses

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
If you lost your way could you navigate to safety? Join the Urban Park Rangers and learn how to navigate using a map and compass.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan 16

Nature Exploration: Hunter Island (Moderate)

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. Join our hikes to explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just clear your head.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

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