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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 14, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Jan 17

Indoor Composting Workshop

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Each program in this series explores its topic in depth and allows you to develop a skill, participate in a hands-on project, and indulge your curiosity. All supplies provided.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan 17

A Park for the People: Central Park

at Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of our city's long history. This program will focus on the history behind New York City's most iconic urban space: Central Park.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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Jan 17

Yoga with Awesome Asana

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

1:00 p.m.2:05 p.m.
Every Sunday, certified yoga instructor Chelsea Best conducts Awesome Asana Yoga, an open-level Vinyasa class designed to accommodate beginners and experts.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports

Jan 17

Sew Much Fun Sewing Workshop

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn basic hand sewing techniques by creating a stuffed animal. Appropriate for anyone aged 8 to adult.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Seniors

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Kids
Jan 17

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Seniors, Hiking

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Kids
Jan 17

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History

Monday, January 18, 2016

Jan 18

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 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service: Coastal Cleanup

at 230th Street and 149th Avenue (in Idlewild Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team at Idlewild Park on Martin Luther King Jr. Day! Volunteers will help protect and maintain the wetlands of Idlewild Park by removing floatable…
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan 18

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours

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Event
Jan 18

Teen PASS

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents…
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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