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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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Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Jan 7

Abs Workout

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Exercise workout focusing on abs, especially strength training your core
Category: Sports
Free!

Jan 7

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

Jan 7

Meditation Class

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

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join us and learn some basic hatha yoga techniques to initiate relaxation. Learn how to influence changes within our physical and emotional responses to stress. Focus will be on…
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jan 7

Knitting & Crocheting for Beginners

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Beginners will learn the basics of knitting or crocheting, including the names of stitches and abbreviations. Learn to read patterns and how to choose the right needles and yarn.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Jan 7

Wheelchair Basketball

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join the Brooklyn Nets wheelchair basketball team for a practice in the gymnasium! Recreation Center membership is required to participate.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Jan 8

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 8

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 8

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 8

Knitting & Crocheting for Beginners

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Beginners will learn the basics of knitting or crocheting, including the names of stitches and abbreviations. Learn to read patterns and how to choose the right needles and…
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Jan 8

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!

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