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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 11, 2014

Jan11

CANCELLED: Forest Crew

at Laurel Hill Terrace (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This training session will include basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of NYRP’s approach to urban reforestation.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jan11

The Basics of Video Storytelling

at GrowNYC Greening Library, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.2:30 a.m.
Take an afternoon with the Leave It Better crew, as they provide hands-on instruction of how to start the process of successfully documenting your school garden through visual storytelling.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan11

Winter Workspace Workshop: Papermaking from Your Backyard

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn which plants are suitable for growing or gathering, how to process them, and the basics of sheet forming.Each participant will take home their own handmade paper.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature

Jan11

Winter Hearth Stories

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come gather in the warmth of the Greenbelt Nature Center and hear stories about the season of frost. Weather permitting we will take a short walk outside to experience the wonders of…
Category: Kids

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Jan11

A Reading of Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan Poe

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Staten IslandOutLoud joins Poe Visitor Center for The Big Read, featuring stories and poems by Edgar Allan Poe.
Free!

Jan11

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Visit an area of the park off the beaten track for most visitors, but well-known to Upper West Siders. Route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs.
Category: History, Tours

Jan11

Celebrate Edgar Allan Poe: The Raven Performance

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

3:15 p.m.3:45 p.m.
Constance Cooper, keyboards and voice, and Andrea Clinton, mime, return to The Poe Visitor Center on Saturday, January 11 at 3:15 p.m. to repeat their performance of "The Raven."
Category: Theater, Talks
Free!

Jan11

Tavern Concerts

at Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Sit back and listen to some of the best folk and acoustic songwriters and musicians in the country.
Category: Concerts

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Jan12

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!

Jan12

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

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