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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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Friday, February 17, 2017

Feb17

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Feb17

Color of Comics Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Color of Comics exhibition showcases the private art collections from Ray Felix and Alex Simmons, along with several talented African-American artists in the comic book industry.
Category: Accessible, Art, Tours
Free!

Feb17

Highbridge Park Service Days

at Dyckman Sitting Area (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Together we will remove trash and invasive species, and perform a multitude of tasks which will support the native ecology and the mountain biking association.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Feb17

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Category: Art
Free!

Feb17

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

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

Feb17

Staaten Shores Exhibit: A Photographic Journey of Our Maritime Boundary

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit celebrates the signature feature: the waterfront. North, south, east and west, the waterfront surrounds, unifies, and creates Staten Island's unique sense of place.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Feb17

Multimedia Arts: Adults

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Participants will use contrasting and unconventional mediums to create intriguing works. Each month we will focus on a different art form.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

Feb17

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Create adorable arts and crafts items to take home. Each month will focus on a different project related to a special time of the season.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Feb17

'A Taste For Chocolate' Exhibition Opening

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for the opening of what will surely be a tasty exhibition, which will explore the role of cacao and chocolate as a commodity throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Category: History, Talks
Free!

Feb17

Dark Days of Winter Candlelight Ghost Tour of 'Manhattan’s Most Haunted House'

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Venture into the shadows of history to see the house where seven family members died, and hear true tales of inexplicable occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.
Category: Education, History, Tours

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