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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 23, 2016

Jan 23

CANCELLED: 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 23

CANCELLED: Pioneering Skills: Building with Ropes and Wood

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn basic knot-tying skills employed by our ancestors to make tools and shelters. Participants chosen by lottery: to enter, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on 01/13/2015.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan 23

CANCELLED: Bronx Author Charlie Vazquez on Poe and Becoming a Writer

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

1:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Bronx Writers Center Director Charlie Vázquez shares his childhood experience of learning about the Poe Cottage in Fordham, and will read from "The Telltale Heart",…
Category: Talks
Free!

Jan 23

Nature Talk: Coyotes in the Big Apple

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Coyotes are resilient creatures that have settled quite comfortably into the wilder areas of New York City. Dr. Mark Weckel of the American Museum of Natural…
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Seniors

Jan 23

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 23

CANCELLED: Staten Island Out Loud: Edgar Allan Poe's Birthday

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

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Staten Island OutLOUD is proud to return to the Poe Park Visitor Center to present a medley of Poe's beloved poems.
Category: Art
Free!

Jan 23

CANCELLED: 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!

Jan 23

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Jan 23

Yoga with Awesome Asana

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:05 p.m.
Every Saturday certified yoga instructor Chelsea Best conducts Awesome Asana Yoga, an open-level Vinyasa class designed to accommodate beginners and experts.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports

Jan 23

CANCELLED: Astronomy: The Full Moon

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Many programs feature astronomy experts and all equipments is provided.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

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