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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 20, 2018

Jan20

StoryTime

at Overlook at Bank of America Winter Village Ice-Rink (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!

Best For
Kids
Jan20

Survival Series #1: Fire Making Skills

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly. All programs are family friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan20

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at 155th Street and Baisley Boulevard (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 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. All skill levels are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan20

Seasonal Jewelry Making

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Create winter-inspired jewelry both crafted and upcycled materials. Learn introductory techniques and make easy-to-love pieces! Ages 12+.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jan20

Edgar Allan Poe: His Life and Times in the Bronx

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Dr. Gary Hermalyn, CEO of the Bronx Historical Society, will celebrate Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday with an illustrated presentation about his famous work experience living in the Bronx.
Category: Accessible, History, Talks
Free!

Jan20

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jan20

Kids Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids create cute and fun objects out of paper and other ordinary materials they can take home.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan20

Whimsical Winter Wonder Fantasy Photo Shoot

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

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your cameras to take photos of your kiddies with our fantasy photo props: Wanderlust the Unicorn and the Crescent Moon in Blue Woods.
Category: Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan20

Astronomy: The Night Sky

at LaTourette Park Parking Lot

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Jan20

Historic Richmond Town's James Guyon Jr. Guyon Tavern Series Presents Mike Agranoff

at Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Equally at home in the contemporary and traditional camps of the Folk world, Mike Agranoff is a fine musician and storyteller.
Category: Concerts

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