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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 January 24, 2020 to September 10, 2022

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Jan25

Tompkins Square Park On-Screen

at Saint Marks Place and Avenue A (in Tompkins Square Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a hike to some of the iconic spots in Tompkins Square Park featured in television and motion pictures from the last few decades.
Category: Film, History
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan25

Nature Scavenger Hunt

at 80th Street Entrance (in Juniper Valley Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Use all of your senses and explore the park, searching high and low for clues with the Urban Park Rangers as your guide.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan25

Lunar New Year: 21st New Year Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival

at Grand Street (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Celebrate Lunar New Year at the Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival! There will be live performances, including singing and dancing, and vendors.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Lunar New Year
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan25

Ground Revision

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
A high level of research and experimentation informs Peter Hoffmeister’s sculptures and installations. He delves deeply into the location’s history, uncovering untold or forgotten narratives.
Category: Art
Free!

Jan25

Read-to-Skate StoryTime

at Overlook at Bank of America Winter Village Ice Rink (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Read and sing along with Cali Co Cat and earn a free skate rental! Free books at every event, while supply lasts. There’s a new story every week!
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan25

Outdoor Skills: Navigation and Orienteering

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program focuses on navigation, including compass usage and map reading.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan25

7th Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder... Exhibition Closing Reception

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This reception is your last chance to see the 7th Anual Whimsical Winter Wonder... Exhibition, and get to meet and greet the artists.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays, Talks
Free!

Jan25

Donna Napoli: Staten Island Treasures

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
For over 10 years, local artist Donna Napoli has enjoyed capturing Staten Island in watercolor, to "preserve" the charm and value of its "Mom and Pop" businesses, historic homes, parks, and wildlife as local treasures.
Category: Nature, Art, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Jan25

Staten Island OutLOUD Lunar New Year

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Staten Island OutLOUD celebrates the Chinese New Year with poetry and maybe a little prose to honor the Year of the Rat.
Category: Lunar New Year
Free!

Jan25

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 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: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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