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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 5, 2017

Feb 5

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.
Learn about these local animals and their habits and special attributes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 5

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city's rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Feb 5

Owl Pellet Dissection

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Owls swallow their prey whole. Drop in for this exploratory workshop, and discover the origins of the owl’s diet.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 5

Nature Talk: On the Trail of Urban Coyotes

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Find out how camera traps and DNA from “scat” (aka poop) allow scientists to observe and track wildlife without ever touching or disturbing the animals.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Feb 5

Coyote Info Station

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Environmental Educators explain the history of coyotes in New York City and suggest tips for living peacefully with these wild neighbors.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 5

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Feb 5

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!

Feb 5

Seal Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Winter is an amazing time of year to observe seals in the NY harbor estuary. You may be surprised by what looks like a rock in the distance, is actually a healthy seal.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb 5

18th Annual New York City Lunar New Year Parade and Festival

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

12:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
This party features all sorts of vendors, food, and festivities for all ages to welcome the Year of the Rooster.
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Food, Lunar New Year
Free!

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Feb 5

Shelter Building

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Do you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness? Develop skills that will help you create a shelter from natural and man-made objects.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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