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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 December 12, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Jan28

Family Art Project: Painted Papers and the Stories of Eric Carle

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Hear storyteller Rama Mandel tell some of these enchanting favorites, then learn from Eric Carle’s techniques as we cut and layer hand-painted papers to form bright and colorful images.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jan28

Art Workshop: Dronescapes—Sketching from a Bird’s-Eye Perspective

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join artist Jessica Rohrer in her Winter Workspace studio and experiment with perspective using drone-captured images and create ink drawings of Wave Hill from a bird’s-eye view.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art

Jan28

E-Waste Recycling Event

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Responsibly dispose of all of your unwanted or broken gadgets!
Category: Nature
Free!

Jan28

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

Jan28

Winter Remedies: Herbal Solutions

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Fight winter ills, naturally! Learn about herbalists' approach to remedies for winter maladies, then make some samples to take home.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jan28

West Village Stop 'N' Swap

at Westbeth Community Room, Manhattan

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!

Jan28

Winter Survival Skills

at 43rd Street and Seventh Avenue (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn ways to stay warm and sruvive in harsh winter weather.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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Jan28

Winter Tree ID (Light)

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a leisurely stroll with the Urban Park Rangers while learning how to identify a tree in the winter by the bark, buds, and other distinctive characteristics
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Jan28

Living with White-Tailed Deer

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about deer ecology and behavior as you look for clues of deer presence. Join in a discussion about the impacts of deer in an urban environment.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jan28

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids

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