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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 23, 2016

Jan23

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jan23

CANCELLED: Happy Birthday Edgar Allan Poe

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come celebrate Edgar Allan Poe's birthday with the Bronx Historical Society's CEO, Doc Hermalyn, as he speaks about the poet's experience in the Bronx.
Category: History, Talks
Free!

Jan23

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!

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Jan23

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!

Jan23

CANCELLED: Pioneering Skills: Building with Ropes and Wood

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn basic knot-tying skills employed by our ancestors to make tools and shelters. Participants chosen by lottery: to enter, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on 01/13/2015.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan23

Nature Talk: Coyotes in the Big Apple

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Coyotes are resilient creatures that have settled quite comfortably into the wilder areas of New York City. Dr. Mark Weckel of the American Museum of Natural…
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Seniors

Jan23

CANCELLED: Bronx Author Charlie Vazquez on Poe and Becoming a Writer

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

1:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Bronx Writers Center Director Charlie Vázquez shares his childhood experience of learning about the Poe Cottage in Fordham, and will read from "The Telltale Heart",…
Category: Talks
Free!

Jan23

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!

Jan23

CANCELLED: Le Petit Art

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

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

Jan23

CANCELLED: Staten Island Out Loud: Edgar Allan Poe's Birthday

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

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Staten Island OutLOUD is proud to return to the Poe Park Visitor Center to present a medley of Poe's beloved poems.
Category: Art
Free!

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