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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 14, 2017

Jan14

NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jan14

Bed-Stuy Street Tree Care

at John Hancock Playground, Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come dressed in boots, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jan14

NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park

at Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Jan14

Family Art Project: A Hand in Freedom

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Trace hands on fabric to cut out and then layer and paste on muslin. Use fabric markers and sprays to embed messages and quotes that speak out for kindness to all.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan14

Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

Jan14

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Category: Art, History
Free!

Jan14

Central Park Tour: Secrets of the Southwest Park

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jan14

Winter Family Program: Herbal Creations

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
In Herbals Creations, participants will learn about the various medicinal, culinary, and practical uses of herbs. Kids will get to make an herbal tea bag and plant an herb to take home!
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jan14

Winter Fun

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Winter is a cool time to explore the forest and join in fun seasonal activities, a craft, and a hike (weather permitting). This program is suitable for ages 3 to 7 with chaperone.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan14

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!

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