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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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from October 13, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Jan 1

CANCELLED: Shape Up NYC: F.I.S.T.

at Mcdonald Playground (in McDonald Playground), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Come to McDonald Playground for this free fitness interval & strength training class. Shaping up has never been this easy!
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jan 1

Discover Evergreens at Parks with Julia Attaway

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
This workshop is best for kids ages 4-7, and will explore the green trees in the park and question why they stay green in the winter.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 1

New Year's Day Open House

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
‘Come calling’ on New Year’s Day for old-fashioned refreshments, tours of the house and neighborhood, readings about 19th-century New Year’s celebrations — and a raffle drawing.
Category: History, Tours, New Year's Eve, Winter Holidays

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Jan 2

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!

Jan 2

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

Jan 2

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!

Jan 2

Wreath Interpretations

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 31st annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 46 fine artists, horticulturalists, designers,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 2

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

Jan 2

Shape Up NYC: Stretching and Toning

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Exercises for the whole body incorporating light resistance bands.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jan 2

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!

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