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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 6, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Jan21

Owls and Pellets

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover what makes owls fierce, nocturnal predators and dissect a real owl pellet.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan21

Squirrel Appreciation Day at Madison Square Park

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the WildlifeNYC campaign and the NYC Parks Wildlife Unit, learn more about how squirrels live in our parks, and how to keep your furry neighbors healthy and safe!
Category: Nature
Free!

Jan21

Squirrel Appreciation Day at Washington Square Park

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come by to learn about the WildlifeNYC campaign and NYC Parks Wildlife Unit, discover more about how squirrels live in our parks, and how to keep your furry neighbors healthy and safe!
Category: Nature
Free!

Jan21

Hibernators Walk and Talk

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow to discover survival techniques used by Wave Hill’s plants and animals during the chilly winter months. F
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan21

Faux Finishing Painting Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come experience the new reinterpretations of the museum’s Octagon, Hall, and George Washington’s war room while learning the details of decorative and faux painting.
Category: Art

Jan21

Pioneering Skills: Building with Ropes and Wood

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
You'll learn basic knots and employ those skills for building a variety of simple, useful objects that can be enjoyed in the woods and at home.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan21

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan21

Storytime and Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring seasonal nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan21

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Jan21

CANCELLED: A Billion Year Odyssey: Geology of Northern Manhattan

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Sid Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, for a PowerPoint presentation and take a deeper look into northern Manhattan Park’s exposed bedrock.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Talks
Free!

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