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Saturday, January 13, 2018

Jan13

Ann Marie McDonnell: Spotlight on Still Life - Closing Reception

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
"Spotlight on Still Life", curated by artist Ann Marie McDonnell, presents photography from the faculty and students of Curtis High School.
Category: Art
Free!

Jan13

Turn & Learn (NYC Compost Project)

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan13

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark with a Watercolor Class

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn how to use lines, shapes, and colors to render an image. Bring an image you would like to paint during the two-hour session.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Jan13

Nature Photography: Highbridge Park

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your camera and join photographer Michael Palma Mir as you capture the park’s natural assets, such as rock outcrops, magnificent cliffs, trees, and plants from behind the lens.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Jan13

The Comadrazo with Yadhira Gonzalez-Taylor

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

2:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
Comadres from all walks of life engage in life enhancing dialogue about education, employment experiences, opportunities, culture, and social capital resources.
Category: Accessible, Talks
Free!

Jan13

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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!

Jan13

Henna Workshop I

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will see the hennaplant, learn to prepare henna paste, and try their hand at practicing this unique art form.
Category: Education, Art

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Jan13

Fort Tryon Kids Art: Collaging Your Own Garden

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of this workshop will learn to identify species of plants and birds native to Fort Tryon through constructing colorful layered collages.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan13

CANCELLED: Kids 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.
Kids create cute and fun objects out of paper and other ordinary materials they can take home. Parents are invited to join their little ones in the activities. January Mixed Media…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan13

Whimsical Winter Wonder Fantasy Photo Shoot

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

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your cameras to take photos of your kiddies with our fantasy photo props: Wanderlust the Unicorn and the Crescent Moon in Blue Woods.
Category: Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids

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