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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 September 10, 2013 (x) to December 29, 2018

Saturday, January 13, 2018

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

Jan13

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 14, 2018

Jan14

Birding: Owls

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration begins on January 3.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jan14

North Manhattan Parks Super Hike (Moderate)

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our Urban Par Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration is required.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Jan14

Animal of the Month Club: Aquatic Rodents

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we view beavers and muskrats in their natural habitat and see how their lives impact New Yorkers.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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Jan14

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jan14

Nature's Workshop: Natural Dyes and Colors

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to make dyes using natural materials found right here in Pelham Bay Park!
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Jan14

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!

Jan14

Astronomy: The Night Sky

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

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