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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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from October 4, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Feb 5

Shelter Building

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Do you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness? Develop skills that will help you create a shelter from natural and man-made objects.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb 5

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Stop by Glyndor Gallery to speak to the artists and get a closer look at the creative process.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Feb 5

Heather Garden Tour: Caring for the Heather Garden with Horticulturist John Kelly

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Gardener John Kelly will lead you through each season's tasks and how he and the crew ensure the garden remains beautiful and well cared for year-round.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb 5

Fire Making Skills

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors. Registration required.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb 5

Nature Presentation: Owls - Raptors of the Night

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 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: Nature, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 5

DIY Bird Feeders

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn which birds can be found in the Greenbelt throughout the winter months. Using everyday materials, we will make some easy bird feeders to entice these winter residents to visit your yard.
Category: Nature

Feb 5

Astronomy

at North Side of the Great Lawn (in Central Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe the night sky.
Category: Best for Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, February 6, 2017

Feb 6

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Feb 6

Adaptive Programs Open House Week

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join our professional staff to enjoy free sports, fitness, and computer technology programs at our recreation center.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Feb 7

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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