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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 January 2, 2013 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Jan 7

MulchFest: Tree Stewardship at Travers Park

at 34th Avenue between 77th and 78th Streets (in Travers Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help care for young street trees during MulchFest! The Stewardship Team is looking for volunteers to help by spreading mulch that is generated during MulchFest around young trees.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Jan 7

Central Park Tour: Secrets of the Southwest Park

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jan 7

Wellness Workshop: Yoga on the Mat and Off

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This interactive workshop includes an overview of the eightfold practice, including pranayama (breathing techniques), asana (yoga poses), and dhyana (meditation).
Category: Fitness

Must See
Event
Jan 7

Whimsical Winter Wonder Bottle Painting

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Create your own whimsical work of art on your personal bottle using our Whimsical Winter Wonder... exhibition as inspiration.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Jan 7

CANCELLED: Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create adorable arts and crafts items out of paper to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 7

CANCELLED: Textile Arts: Crochet Amigurumi Bear - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will crochet a cute, stuffed Amigurumi bear to keep or give as a gift.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Jan 7

'Alexander Hamilton's Guide to Life' Book Signing

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

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Author Jeff Wilser will present a reading from his new book Alexander Hamilton’s Guide to Life, followed by a book singing.
Category: History, Talks

Jan 7

Tastings at Calumet Hall: Punch

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

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Celebrating the brief period in which the the Morris-Jumel Mansion served as a tavern, come partake in a discussion and tasting of libations synonymous with the colonial period.
Category: History

Jan 7

Old Home/New Stages: Site-Specific Theater at an Historic House Museum

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

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MJM's Public Programs Manager Vincent Carbone will present a talk focused on creating site-specific theater for an historic house.
Category: History, Theater

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Jan 8

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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