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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, February 13, 2016


Tai Chi Chuan

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Students split into groups according to their level of expertise, exploring movements at their own pace, whether as beginners or more advanced students of Tai Chi.
Category: Fitness, Seniors


Crazy for Composting

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
These Q&A sessions provide the practical tips, advice, and encouragement you need to take composting to the next level.
Category: Education


Family Art Project: Heart Papermaking

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Visit the colorful blooms in the Tropical House and breathe in the fragrance of greenhouse flowers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Valentine's Day

Best For

Winter Wellness: Tinctures and Elixirs

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

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Start 2016 resolved to be healthy and strong in body and soul. In this series of hands-on workshops, learn about the medicinal qualities of herbs and practice new wellness techniques.…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature


Birding: Winter Birds

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. This program will focus on the different bird species which spend their winters in our NYC Parks.
Category: Birding, Nature


Seeding for Spring

at Snug Harbor, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn what’s going on in the soil beneath our feet and how compost can help remediate some common soil problems. Visit our website for more information at
Category: Education, Nature


CANCELLED: 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: Nature, History, Tours


Great Backyard Bird Count

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join QBG for this 19th annual bird counting event and add your results to the world totals.
Category: Birding

Must See

Lunar New Year Celebration

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a celebration of Lunar New Year at our Sunset Park Recreation Center! The festivities include a Lion Dance, giveaways and games for the whole family.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Seniors, Lunar New Year

Best For

Learn to Play Soccer with Coach Victor Campbell

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 6-12 years learn fundamental and advanced soccer skills.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports

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