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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

Forest Restoration

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt Natural Resource Team removing invasive plants and restoring trails in High Rock Park. Meet at the High Rock Park administration building. To volunteer for…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jan11

Humans, Trees and Animals: A Nature Talk with Leslie Day

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about the complex relationship between trees, animals, and humans with Leslie Day, author of Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City and Field Guide to the Natural World of New York City.
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Jan11

Wilderness Survival

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

11:00 a.m.
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, a wilderness survival program is perfect for you.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan11

Birding: Winter Birds

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Wildlife viewing is a perfect activity for any age. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Jan11

Alexander Hamilton's Birthday Celebration

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Historian and tour operator Jimmy Napoli will present his talk entitled “Alexander Hamilton: The Little Lion” which will focus on America's most under-rated founder.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

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Jan11

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Explore the Park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jan11

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

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