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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 6, 2016

Feb 6

Victorian Valentine Workshop

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of valentines and the printed “scraps” used to make them in the 19th century, all while you craft your own memorable card.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids, Valentine's Day

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Kids
Feb 6

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 6

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Feb 6

Gardening Workshop: Kokedama

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Originating in Japan, kokedama are living plant and moss balls bound up with string. Choose from a variety of houseplants and design your ownkokedama under the guidance…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Feb 6

Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Feb 6

Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 6

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Feb 6

Yoga with Awesome Asana

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:05 p.m.
Every Saturday certified yoga instructor Chelsea Best conducts Awesome Asana Yoga, an open-level Vinyasa class designed to accommodate beginners and experts.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports

Feb 6

Researching Your Story

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join genealogist and family historian Andrea Butler Ramsey for a tale of family research as she shares the challenges and rewards of investigating her West-Indian immigrant roots.
Category: Education, History, Black History Month, Talks

Feb 6

The Science and Art of Winter Tree Pruning

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Horticulture Supervisor Rashid Poulson, as he takes you through the basic of tree anatomy and pruning techniques.
Category: Nature, Talks

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