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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

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 9

Living with White-Tailed Deer

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Explore the woods of Blue Heron Park with the Urban Park Rangers in a search for deer. Learn about deer ecology and behavior as you look for clues of deer presence.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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Jan 9

Composting 101 Workshop

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
his basic level workshop will introduce you to compost, how it’s made, and what to do with it when it’s done. Pre-registration requested.
Category: Education, Nature

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

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