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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 20, 2018

Jan20

Birding: Winter Birds

at Green-Wood Cemetery at 25th Street, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. All skill levels are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jan20

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jan20

Ultimate Fitness Frenzy

at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a frenzy of fitness activities to start your new year! Activities include: spin cycling, Latin Fusion, AfroBox, Yoga, and AB classes.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jan20

High Line Winter Tour: From Freight to Flowers

at Gansevoort Plaza (in The High Line), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Join us for a free 45-minute long tour led by High Line Docents, knowledgeable volunteer guides who offer you an insider's perspective on the park's history, design, and landscape.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jan20

Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibit highlights important pioneers in these fields so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” by learning how to travel vast oceans.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

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Jan20

Elmhurst Stop 'N' Swap

at PS 13 Clement C. Moore, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
At Stop ‘N’ Swaps, New Yorkers bring items they no longer need and find things that are new to them. Stop 'N' Swaps encourage reuse, build community, and reduce waste sent to landfills.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jan20

How to Use Your Brown Bin

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Come learn tips and tricks for keeping your trash, recycling, and organics areas clean and easy to manage.
Category: Education
Free!

Jan20

StoryTime

at Bank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Read-to-Skate with Cali Co Cat! Free books at every event, while supply lasts. Presented in partnership with Penguin Random House.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan20

Survival Series #1: Fire Making Skills

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly. All programs are family friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan20

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at 155th Street and Baisley Boulevard (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. All skill levels are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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