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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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from November 19, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Jan28

Winter Jam

at Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy arctic golf, live ice sculpting, Quidditch, live performances, food trucks, and more at our annual winter festival in Central Park.
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

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Jan28

Eco Art Social: Wondrous Winter Trees

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hike to explore trees as they appear in winter. Which trees have leaves? Which do not? Make bark rubbings on paper to record tree textures, then head indoors for an evergreen art project.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jan28

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jan28

Lunar New Year: New Year’s Day Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival

at Grand Street at Chrystie Street (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
There will be performances, vendors, and giveaways. The main event, the Firecracker Ceremony, is scheduled for noon.
Category: Concerts, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Lunar New Year
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan28

Winter Family Program: The World of Bugs

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bugs are all around us! Come explore the World of Bugs by examining the parts of a squirmy earthworm and make a home to collect critters in your neighborhoods!
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jan28

Winter Carnival

at Bank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bundle up and come on out for the 3rd annual Winter Carnival at Bank of America Winter Village! Embrace the frosty weather and join us for a celebration of the winter season.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Fitness, Best for Kids, Food
Free!

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Event
Jan28

Fourth Annual Whimsical Wonder...Closing Reception

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

12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Last chance to see our Whimsical Winter Wonder... Exhibition and meet the artists!
Category: Art
Free!

Jan28

Survival During the American Revolution

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Before they could fight for our freedom, harsh winters forced the Continental Army to fight for their lives. Learn about their secrets of survival during this arduous time of battle.
Category: Education, History
Free!

Jan28

Free Film Screening: The Birth of A Nation

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
In celebration of Black History Month and the Martin Luther King Jr. Day, you are cordially invited to a free screening of the 2016 period drama "The Birth of A Nation".
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Film, History, Black History Month
Free!

Jan28

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

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