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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

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, Best for 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!

Jan 9

Learn to Play Soccer with Coach Victor Campbell

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 6-12 years learn fundamental and advanced soccer skills.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 9

Playwriting for Adults

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Juan Ramirez in a playwriting series of workshops at the Poe Park Visitor Center on Saturdays. This class is for adults.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Jan 9

Medicinal Plants

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how common plants have been used by humans throughout history to ease pain and cure diseases.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan 9

Winter Survival Skills

at 43rd Street and Seventh Avenue (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn ways to stay warm and survive in harsh winter weather.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan 9

Winter Wellness: Salves & Lotions

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Start 2016 resolved to be healthy and strong in body and soul. In this series of hands-on workshops, learn about the medicinal qualities of herbs and practice new wellness techniques.…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors

Jan 9

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts & crafts items to take home. Projects may include origami, decoupage, kirigami, collage, paper cutting, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Jan 9

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Jan 9

Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

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