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Saturday, January 13, 2018

Jan13

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!

Jan13

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!

Jan13

StoryTime

at Overlook at Bank of America Winter Village Ice-Rink (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Read-to-Skate with Cali Co Cat! Free books at every event, while supply lasts. Presented in partnership with Penguin Random House.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

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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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