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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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Saturday, January 13, 2018

Jan13

NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park

at Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 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!

Jan13

Fifth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder... Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The exhibition, curated by Lucy Aponte, features the delightful works of over a dozen emerging and established artists from the Bronx and around.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays
Free!

Jan13

Inwood Hill Park Trail Stewardship Day

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join our effort to make the 4.2-mile trails of Inwood Hill Park safer, more accessible, and sustainable through trail blazing, corridor clearing, and debris removal.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Jan13

Roxanne Jacobson: Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island's Prehistory

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 project locates, intervenes, and reveals sites that have been destroyed - seeking to make visible a history that has been erased from the land.
Category: Art
Free!

Jan13

Second Saturday Bike Park Orientation Days at Highbridge

at 131 Fort George Avenue, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Led by professional ride leaders and master trailbuilders, participants learn what it takes to build and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Category: Sports, Volunteer
Free!

Jan13

Family Art Project: Freedom Quilting Bee

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Create brilliant, improvisational compositions out of squares of donated fabric, just for the joy of it and to honor Dr. King’s birthday and the inspiring women quilters of Gee’s Bend.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan13

Cunningham Park Forest Restoration

at 210th Street & 67th Avenue (in Cunningham Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to protect forested areas in Cunningham Park!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan13

Winter Family Program: Herbal Creations

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
In Herbal Creations, participants will learn about the various medicinal, culinary, and practical uses of herbs. Kids will get to make an herbal tea bag and plant an herb to take home.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jan13

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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

Jan13

Compost 101 (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This workshop will introduce you to compost, how it's made, and what to do with it when it's done.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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