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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 21, 2017

Jan21

Winter Family Program: Winter Trees

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come learn all about trees in our wonderful Winter Trees program. Kids will learn about the various parts of trees, their functions, and will use parts of trees to make a craft for take home!
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jan21

Squirrel Appreciation Day at Madison Square Park

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the WildlifeNYC campaign and the NYC Parks Wildlife Unit, learn more about how squirrels live in our parks, and how to keep your furry neighbors healthy and safe!
Category: Nature
Free!

Jan21

Squirrel Appreciation Day at Washington Square Park

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come by to learn about the WildlifeNYC campaign and NYC Parks Wildlife Unit, discover more about how squirrels live in our parks, and how to keep your furry neighbors healthy and safe!
Category: Nature
Free!

Jan21

Pioneering Skills: Building with Ropes and Wood

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
You'll learn basic knots and employ those skills for building a variety of simple, useful objects that can be enjoyed in the woods and at home.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan21

Hibernators Walk and Talk

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow to discover survival techniques used by Wave Hill’s plants and animals during the chilly winter months. F
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan21

Faux Finishing Painting Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come experience the new reinterpretations of the museum’s Octagon, Hall, and George Washington’s war room while learning the details of decorative and faux painting.
Category: Art

Jan21

Nature Illustrations Basics Workshop

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Find your muse in nature. This workshop will inspire you to illustrate the landscapes, woodlands, and wildlife of Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan21

CANCELLED: A Billion Year Odyssey: Geology of Northern Manhattan

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Sid Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, for a PowerPoint presentation and take a deeper look into northern Manhattan Park’s exposed bedrock.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Talks
Free!

Jan21

Textile Arts: Crochet Amigurumi Bear - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will crochet a cute, stuffed Amigurumi bear to keep or give as a gift.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Jan21

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.
Create adorable arts and crafts items out of paper to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids

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