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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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Sunday, January 5, 2014

Jan 5

Owl Presentation: Raptors of the Night

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.
Discover how owls adapt to life in the forest and the city with Carl Heitmuller, an environmental educator from the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Winter Holidays

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Kids
Jan 5

Wave Hill Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Monday, January 6, 2014

Jan 6

Mad. Sq. Art 2013: Giuseppe Penone: "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)"

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 a.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
Free!

Jan 6

Art in the Garden: “Deconstructed Flowers”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
H. David Stein’s unique mosaic of flora is distinctively detailed in his exhibit “Deconstructed Flowers.” His intricate photographs pull out the dimensional…
Category: Nature, Art

Jan 6

Whimsical Winter Wonderland exhibit

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
These American and international artists’ works will charm and delight the spirit of the child or the child within.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays
Free!

Jan 6

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 31st annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 46 fine artists, horticulturalists, designers,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 6

The Wild Garden Exhibit

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Use this hands-on exhibit to illuminate the history, ecology, and management of the woodlands, and learn why these landscapes are so essential to the purpose of Central Park.
Category: History
Free!

Jan 6

Chair Yoga

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Chair yoga is a low-impact, gentle form of yoga that can be practiced while sitting or standing using a chair for support. For adults and seniors.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

Jan 6

Shape Up NYC: Ragin' Stations

at Mcdonald Playground (in McDonald Playground), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Ragin’ Stations is a free fitness class, which focuses on core movements, strength and cardio training. Shaping Up has never been this easy!
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jan 6

Central Park Tour: Cross-Park Promenade

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
On this east-west walk you will see a hidden bench that tells time, miniature boats powered by the wind, a magnificent sculpture celebrating fresh water, and much more.
Category: History, Tours

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