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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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from December 4, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Monday, January 19, 2015

Jan19

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service 2015

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location, Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location, Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks, Partnerships for Parks, and your fellow New Yorkers to volunteer to spruce up NYC Parks recreation centers in each of the five boroughs! Projects include painting and,…
Category: Volunteer, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan19

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids
Jan19

Martin Luther King Day Idlewild Park Wetland Cleanup

at 230th Place and 149th Avenue (in Idlewild Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Idlewild Park to removal floatable debris washed up from Hurricane Sandy.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan19

Monday Movement

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get the week started off right in this low-impact, chair aerobics class. Perfect for seniors or those with limited mobility. Open to adults and seniors.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

Jan19

Little Bay Park Dog Run cleanup

at Little Bay Park Dog Run (in Little Bay Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This will benefit all our furry friends, who use our dog run.
Category: Accessible, Dogs, Volunteer
Free!

Jan19

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Learn the history of Manhattan's first known community of African-American property owners, established on land that would become part of Central Park. Route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Must See
Event
Jan19

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.2:00 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!

Jan19

Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, felxibility, mobilty, muscle…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

Jan19

Blooming Naturalist

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you are a Naturalist? Join Alliance educators to make your own nature journal, learning how to use binoculars and field guides.
Category: Nature
Free!

Jan19

Lefferts Historic House Tour

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
View significant artifacts from 19th-century family life and walk into a fully furnished 1820s bedroom. Tours take place every half hour.
Category: History, Tours

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