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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 22, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Jan 6

High Line Winter Tour: From Freight to Flowers

at Gansevoort Plaza (in The High Line), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Join us for a free 45-minute long tour led by High Line Docents, knowledgeable volunteer guides who offer you an insider's perspective on the park's history, design, and landscape.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jan 6

CANCELLED: Bronx Memoir Workshop with Orlando Ferrand

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This is a multi-disciplinary approach to deconstructing and reconstructing identity based on our own personal narratives.
Category: Talks
Free!

Jan 6

Seasonal Garden Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour from 1 to 2pm. Plus, every weekend from 2 to 4pm, check out our activity…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Jan 6

Create Winter-Inspired Gift Wrapping

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Get creative! Make your own original gift wrapping paper for the winter season and holidays.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

Jan 6

La Befana - An Italian Tradition

at Building P (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
La Befana, one of Italy's oldest and most celebrated holiday traditions, is a legend older than Santa Claus. All are welcome at this celebration of generosity & community.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, History, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids
Jan 6

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jan 6

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.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan 6

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

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Jan 7

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Vidalia Park

at Vidalia Park Comfort Station (in Vidalia Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Teddy Bear Project to prepare the garden beds for an entrance garden at Vidalia Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Jan 7

MulchFest

at New York City, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Recycle your holiday tree at MulchFest! Bring your tree to a designated city park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Volunteer
Free!

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