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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 12, 2017

Feb12

NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park

at East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Feb12

Winter Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Explore Wave Hill’s tranquil gardens and woodlands with naturalist Gabriel Willow to observe birds in their winter habitats.
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks
Free!

Feb12

Family Art Project: Hearts for Flowers, Love for Manatees

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We will layer an abundance of hearts in circular formations to create joyful and rapturous flowery cards and gifts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Valentine's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb12

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 Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest. Vigorous hikes are long distance with hills and rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Feb12

Winter Tree ID (Light Hike)

at Rose and Oak Avenues (in Kissena Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Whether on the street or in the woods, the Urban Park Rangers will show distinguishable characteristics for identifying trees in the winter.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Feb12

Trail of the Month: Lavender Trail

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore High Rock Park on a hike around Loosestrife Swamp and the surrounding area.
Category: Hiking
Free!

Feb12

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Black History Month

Feb12

Women's Self Defense Workshops

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
These six classes will show self defense moves and discuss the threats faced by females.
Category: Education, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Feb12

Hearts and Flowers Cookie-Decorating Workshop

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring your sweethearts to Wave Hill this Valentine’s Day for a special cookie decorating event. Use sanding sugars, cookie icing, and a variety of sprinkles to design your own cookies.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Valentine's Day, Food

Feb12

Family Nature Walk

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids

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