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Friday, January 1, 2016

Jan 1

CANCELLED: Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Please note: the Poe Park Visitor Center is closed on New Year's Day and will reopen tomorrow, January 2.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays
Free!

Jan 1

CANCELLED: Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: 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 33rd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 50 fine artists, designers, and other spirited…
Category: Art, Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 1

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 1

External Forces: An Exhibit by Artist Sarah Yuster

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This series of oil paintings by artist Sarah Yuster depicts artists in situ at various Staten Island locations, specifically preserved natural areas and parks.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Jan 1

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 1

HIstoric New York: The Children's District in Central Park

at Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points in our city’s long history. This walking tour will highlight iconic locations within Central Park's Children's District.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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Jan 1

Senior Olympics Prep Meet-Up Clinics: Pickleball

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is hosting its first ever Senior Olympics for Recreation Center members age 50+! Join these meetups to prepare for the competition in May.
Category: Sports, Seniors

Jan 1

Come Calling on New Year's Day

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for tours of the house, 19th century readings about New Year’s Day celebrations, and punch and confectionery.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Winter Holidays

Jan 1

Seasonal Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 1

Kids Art Class

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

2:30 p.m.3:45 p.m.
Learn drawing and painting techniques using multiple mediums.
Category: Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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