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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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Saturday, January 16, 2016

Jan16

Learn to Play Soccer with Coach Victor Campbell

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 6-12 years learn fundamental and advanced soccer skills.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan16

CANCELLED: Playwriting for Adults

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Juan Ramirez in a playwriting series of workshops at the Poe Park Visitor Center on Saturdays. This class is for adults.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Jan16

Finding Your Way: Maps and Compasses

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
If you lost your way could you navigate to safety? Join the Urban Park Rangers and learn how to navigate using a map and compass.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan16

Nature Exploration: Hunter Island (Moderate)

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. Join our hikes to explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just clear your head.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan16

Scavenger Hunt Hike (Light)

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. Join our hikes to explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just clear your head.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan16

Animal Tracks

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn to identify our Greenbelt animals by their footprints, then make some tracks of your own. Ages 4-8 with an adult chaperone.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan16

Winter Wellness: Aligning the Chakras through Yoga and Art

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Start 2016 resolved to be healthy and strong in body and soul. In this series of hands-on workshops, learn about the medicinal qualities of herbs and practice new wellness techniques.…
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Jan16

Paper Arts & Crafts: Design Paper Fans

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan16

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Jan16

Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

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