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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, January 18, 2015

Jan18

Finding Your Way

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques and development of diverse outdoor skills Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world,…
Category: Nature
Free!

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Jan18

Birding: Winter BIrds

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.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, Kids
Free!

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Event
Jan18

Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices.
Category: Fitness

Jan18

Natural History Hike to Moses Mountain

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt Educators and a National Park Service ranger on a peaceful hike to the top of Moses Mountain to see a spectacular view of the Greenbelt and beyond. Birds…
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Tours
Free!

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Event
Jan18

Riding the Waves Exhibit

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Jan18

Winter Workspace Workshop: Ink and Color - A Gongbi-Inspired Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Gongbi, a traditional style of Chinese painting, relies on highly detailed brushstrokes to produce a realistic image. Learn how Winter Workspace artist Fay Ku uses this style in her…
Category: Nature, Art

Jan18

Nature's Workshop: Indoor Composting Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.
This winter, join the Urban Park Rangers for the Nature's Workshop series. Each program in this series explores its topic in depth and allows you to develop a…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan18

A Park for the People: Central Park

at Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history. This historic walking tour focuses on the…
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jan18

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!

Jan18

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields, on this east-to-west walk.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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