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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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Sunday, February 4, 2018

Feb 4

Owl Pellet Dissection

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Drop in for this exploratory workshop with naturalist Gabriel Willow and discover the origins of the owl’s diet.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Feb 4

Nature Talk: Understanding Urban Coyotes

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Carol Henger, PhD candidate at Fordham University, studies NYC’s coyote population by examining the DNA from their poop. Hear what her research has revealed.
Category: Education, Talks, Wildlife

Feb 4

Nature Exploration: John Muir Trail (vigorous)

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head. Vigorous hikes are longer with hills and rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

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Event
Feb 4

Nature Exploration Hike (Light)

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes, we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest. Our light hikes are leisurely strolls on mostly paved paths.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Feb 4

Bayside Stop 'N' Swap

at Korean Community Services, Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
At Stop ‘N’ Swaps, New Yorkers bring items they no longer need and find things that are new to them. Stop 'N' Swaps encourage reuse, build community, and reduce waste sent to landfills.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Feb 4

Seasonal Garden Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on an hour-long tour.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb 4

Caring for the Heather Garden Tour

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come take a tour of the Heather Garden and learn insider information on what it takes to sustain this horticultural jewel and it’s 550 varieties of plants, trees and shrubs.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb 4

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Feb 4

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Artists in the Winter Workspace program share their studio practice with visitors on this Drop-In Sunday.
Category: Art

Feb 4

Shelter Building

at East Drive and Lincoln Road (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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