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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, January 24, 2015

Jan24

CANCELLED: Solar Fest Lecture

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
After the Solar Observation activity, participants will have an opportunity to attend a talk about astronomy and our wonderous and mysterious solar system, presented by amateur astronomer, Joseph Martinez.
Category: Talks, Astronomy
Free!

Jan24

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and onto the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jan24

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jan24

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Jan24

Riding the Waves Exhibit

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

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Jan24

Winter Workspace Workshop: Sounding Silence and the Winter Walk

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Winter Workspace artist Nicolás Dumit Estévez in an experiential workshop beginning with a mute stroll around the Wave Hill winter landscape. Also in silence, use…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Tours

Jan24

Ranger's Choice: Pioneering Skills Building with Ropes and Wood

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Each season we feature some of the Ranger's favorite Weekend Adventure experiences. Many plants can produce natural cordage, which our ancestors used to construct many…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan24

Nature Exploration: Salt Marsh Nature Trail

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan24

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
As part of the New York Council for the Humanities’ Community Conversations for Kids program, we will be reading Doreen Rappaport’s book, Martin’s Big Words, and then…
Category: Education, History, Kids, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan24

Le Petit Zen Art: Inspired by Whimsical Winter Wonder... Exhibition

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will create small, detailed B/W works of art, utilizing multiple mediums on conventional and non-conventional materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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