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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

Family Art Project: Coyote and Owl Fixtures and Tricksters

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Create a fanciful, wintery tableau of simple, paper puppets and shadowy scenes that capture your own make-believe owl and coyote mythology.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Feb 4

Coyote and Owl Info Station

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Check out skulls, feathers, pelts and other owl and coyote paraphernalia with environmental educators from the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum and the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Must See
Event
Feb 4

Goalball Hosted by the NY Knights

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for goalball, a Paralympic sports for athletes with visual impairments! This sport is played by two blindfolded teams using a ball with bells to score goals against their opponent.
Category: Accessible, Sports

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!

Must See
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!

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