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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 17, 2015

Jan17

Riding the Waves Exhibit

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Jan17

Finding Your Way: Maps and Compasses

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques and development of diverse outdoor skills Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world,…
Category: Nature
Free!

Jan17

Nature Exploration: Hunter Island

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

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Jan17

Poe Inspired Book Cover Art

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Participants will design their own book cover, inspired by Edgar Allan Poe, for Poe's birthday bash.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Jan17

Le Petit Zen Art - Adults

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will create small works of art utilizing multiple mediums.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

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Jan17

Behind The Scenes Greenhouse Tour

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Venture through closed doors for a behind-the-scenes tour of Wave Hill’s horticulture facilities. Peek inside the potting shed, preview the South African bulbs getting ready for…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jan17

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Jan17

Edgar Allan Poe Birthday Bash

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come celebrate Edgar Allan Poe's birthday with performances, readings and cake, at the Poe Park Visitor Center. Dress as Poe or a Poe character.
Category: Art, History, Talks
Free!

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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Jan18

2014 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The annual Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition is a cornerstone of the park's visual arts program and is widely acclaimed for the ambition, breadth & innovation of the works on view.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Jan18

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays

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