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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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Sunday, February 4, 2018

Feb 4

Nature Exploration: John Muir Trail (vigorous)

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head. Vigorous hikes are longer with hills and rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

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Feb 4

Nature Exploration Hike (Light)

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes, we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest. Our light hikes are leisurely strolls on mostly paved paths.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Feb 4

Bayside Stop 'N' Swap

at Korean Community Services, Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
At Stop ‘N’ Swaps, New Yorkers bring items they no longer need and find things that are new to them. Stop 'N' Swaps encourage reuse, build community, and reduce waste sent to landfills.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Feb 4

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 an hour-long tour.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb 4

Caring for the Heather Garden Tour

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come take a tour of the Heather Garden and learn insider information on what it takes to sustain this horticultural jewel and it’s 550 varieties of plants, trees and shrubs.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb 4

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Artists in the Winter Workspace program share their studio practice with visitors on this Drop-In Sunday.
Category: Art

Feb 4

Shelter Building

at East Drive and Lincoln Road (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb 4

Birding: Winter Waterfowl (Light)

at West 90th Street and Central Park West

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program will focus on the different species of waterfowl that reside in our parks during the colder winter months. Birding programs sare appropriate for all skill levels.
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Feb 4

Shelter Building

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Do you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness? Develop skills that will help you create a shelter from natural and man-made objects.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb 4

Gardening Workshop: Healthy Compost

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn several different methods to create and maintain a compost pile, which can serve as the foundation for healthy garden soil all year long. Please come prepared to touch dirt! Ages…
Category: Education, Food
Free!

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