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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 27, 2018

Jan27

Roxanne Jacobson: Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island's Prehistory

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 project locates, intervenes, and reveals sites that have been destroyed - seeking to make visible a history that has been erased from the land.
Category: Art
Free!

Jan27

Family Art Project: Painted Papers and the Stories of Eric Carle

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Hear storyteller Rama Mandel tell some of these enchanting favorites, then learn from Eric Carle’s techniques as we cut and layer hand-painted papers to form bright and colorful images.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan27

Forest Park Trail Work

at Metropolitan Ave & Forest Park Drive (in Forest Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect forested areas in Forest Park!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Hiking
Free!

Jan27

Winter Family Program: The World of Bugs

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come explore the World of Bugs by examining the parts of a squirmy earthworm, creating your own insect, and hunting for bug homes in the woodland.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jan27

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: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jan27

Winter Jam NYC

at Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Winter Jam is a free winter sports festival for New Yorkers of all ages! Enjoy skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, arctic golf, and more at our snow field in Central Park!
Category: Festivals, Games, Sports
Free!

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Event
Jan27

Winter Super Hike

at East 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Jan27

Animal of the Month Club: Aquatic Rodents

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 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.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jan27

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!

Jan27

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!

Best For
Kids

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