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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 May 18, 2013 (x) to December 30, 2017

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Feb 5

Heather Garden Tour: Caring for the Heather Garden with Horticulturist John Kelly

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Gardener John Kelly will lead you through each season's tasks and how he and the crew ensure the garden remains beautiful and well cared for year-round.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb 5

Fire Making Skills

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb 5

Nature Presentation: Owls - Raptors of the Night

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Discover how owls adapt to life in the forest and the city with Carl Heitmuller, an environmental educator from the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 5

DIY Bird Feeders

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn which birds can be found in the Greenbelt throughout the winter months. Using everyday materials, we will make some easy bird feeders to entice these winter residents to visit your yard.
Category: Nature

Feb 5

Astronomy

at North Side of the Great Lawn (in Central Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe the night sky.
Category: Best for Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, February 6, 2017

Feb 6

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Feb 7

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

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

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Feb 7

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Feb 7

Paint it Up: Wine Bottles - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Participants will upcycle and decorate their own personal wine bottles as a personal keepsake or gift for a special someone.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

Feb 7

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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