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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 9, 2016

Jan 9

MulchFest

at New York City, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring your holiday tree to a designated city park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city!
Category: Volunteer, Winter Holidays
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan 9

Teens Beginners' Dance Classes

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class for teen girls ages 14-17 teaches a mix of hip hop, ballet, and street jazz. Participants will learn basic dance, flexibility, and singing.
Category: Dance, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 9

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 9

Christmas in the Colonies

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy Van Cortlandt House decked out in its holiday finery for Saint Nicholas Day, New Year’s Day, and Twelfth Night.
Category: Winter Holidays

Jan 9

Tai Chi Chuan

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi Chuan is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this class, Irving Yee, a member of…
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Jan 9

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Jan 9

Living with White-Tailed Deer

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Explore the woods of Blue Heron Park with the Urban Park Rangers in a search for deer. Learn about deer ecology and behavior as you look for clues of deer presence.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan 9

Composting 101 Workshop

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
his basic level workshop will introduce you to compost, how it’s made, and what to do with it when it’s done. Pre-registration requested.
Category: Education, Nature

Jan 9

Penguins Are Cool!

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about penguins, then make a pom-pom penguin craft. Afterwards join us for a popular free penguin movie starting at 1pm. Ages 4-8 with chaperone. $5/Members $3
Category: Arts & Crafts, Film, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jan 9

Free Community Restorative Yoga

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Try out a session of restorative yoga, a gentle practice that promotes a deep sense of relaxation and helps restore energy. With instructor Betsy Kase, Director of Yoga…
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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