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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 13, 2018

Jan13

Family Art Project: Freedom Quilting Bee

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Create brilliant, improvisational compositions out of squares of donated fabric, just for the joy of it and to honor Dr. King’s birthday and the inspiring women quilters of Gee’s Bend.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan13

Cunningham Park Forest Restoration

at 210th Street & 67th Avenue (in Cunningham Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect forested areas in Cunningham Park!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan13

Winter Family Program: Herbal Creations

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
In Herbal Creations, participants will learn about the various medicinal, culinary, and practical uses of herbs. Kids will get to make an herbal tea bag and plant an herb to take home.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jan13

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jan13

Compost 101 (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This workshop will introduce you to compost, how it's made, and what to do with it when it's done.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan13

Organizing for Garden Success: Group Structure (Part 1 of 2)

at GreenThumb Office, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
In this workshop, we will discuss different examples of group structure and how they can help alleviate stressful decision-making.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jan13

High Line Winter Tour: From Freight to Flowers

at Gansevoort Plaza (in The High Line), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Join us for a free 45-minute long tour led by High Line Docents, knowledgeable volunteer guides who offer you an insider's perspective on the park's history, design, and landscape.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jan13

Bronx Memoir Workshop with Orlando Ferrand

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This is a multi-disciplinary approach to deconstructing and reconstructing identity based on our own personal narratives.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jan13

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
Jan13

Ann Marie McDonnell: Spotlight on Still Life - Closing Reception

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
"Spotlight on Still Life", curated by artist Ann Marie McDonnell, presents photography from the faculty and students of Curtis High School.
Category: Art
Free!

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