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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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Sunday, February 8, 2015

Feb 8

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 on to the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Feb 8

Nature's Workshop: Weather Exploration and Monitoring

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

1:00 p.m.
Winter is the best time to learn about weather, weather anomalies, and our changing climate through some fun weather experiments and outdoor exploration.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 8

Birding: Owls

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

1:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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Feb 8

Trusty Trees Family Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a walk through the gardens and woodlands of Wave Hill to discover the diversity of trees.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 8

Winter Workspace Workshop: Living Drawings

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Examine the bodies of living organisms and learn how to recreate their movements through hand-drawn animation.
Category: Nature, Art

Feb 8

Sweet and Spicy Truffles Cooking Demonstration

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A chef from Great Performances demonstrates the process of truffle-making using surprisingly spicy ingredients such as cinnamon, chili, and ginger.
Category: Valentine's Day, Food
Free!

Feb 8

Garden and 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.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb 8

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Monday, February 9, 2015

Feb 9

2014 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The annual Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition is a cornerstone of the park's visual arts program and is widely acclaimed for the ambition, breadth & innovation of the works on view.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Feb 9

Art In the Garden: Paul Lin & Botanical Therapeutic Art

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Art In the Garden: Paul Lin- Botanical Therapeutic Art Tuesdays through Saturdays, January 20 to April 12 in the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery. (Note: The…
Category: Art

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