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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 13, 2018

Jan13

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!

Jan13

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

Jan13

Second Saturday Bike Park Orientation Days at Highbridge

at 131 Fort George Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Led by professional ride leaders and master trailbuilders, participants learn what it takes to build and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Category: Sports, Volunteer
Free!

Jan13

Compost 101 (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This workshop will introduce you to compost, how it's made, and what to do with it when it's done.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan13

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!

Jan13

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!

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Jan13

Turn & Learn (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan13

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark with Watercolor Classes

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Ashton Agbomenou will teach an adult class how to use line, shape, and color to render an image. Bring an image you would like to paint during the 2 hour session. Supplies will be…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Jan13

Nature Photography: Highbridge Park

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your camera and join photographer Michael Palma Mir as you capture the park’s natural assets, such as rock outcrops, magnificent cliffs, trees, and plants from behind the lens.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Jan13

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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!

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