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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 17, 2020 to September 10, 2022

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Jan18

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
Jan18

Edgar Allan Poe Birthday Bash: All Things Poe

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

12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Celebrate Edgar Allan Poe's birthday with dance and readings of his work at Poe Park!
Category: Dance, Theater
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan18

Arts, Culture & Fun: Concert by VOICES Boston

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
VOICES Boston performs African-American spirituals, folk music, pop music, rhythm and blues, Broadway standards, and other composed songs.
Category: Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Jan18

Nature Art: Weaving Workshop

at Henshaw Street and Dyckman Street (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about invasive plants, work as a group to build a large phragmites sculpture, and take home your own unique woven creation.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Workshops
Free!

Jan18

Outdoor Skills: Fire Building

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education
Free!

Jan18

Nature's Workshop: Nature Journals

at Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park)Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Participate in a hands-on project, and indulge your curiosity. All supplies provided.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan18

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!

Jan18

Arts, Culture & Fun: Concert with Annette A. Aguilar & StringBeans

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This group combines superb musicianship with unique string and percussion arrangements of Latin Brasilian jazz, contemporary jazz, classical and world music.
Category: Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Jan19

Park Slope Farmer's Market

at 4th Street and 5th Avenue (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Shop here to support small farms around our area and guarantee that all your wintertime recipes are made with quality ingredients!
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Jan19

Birding: Owls

at Alley Pond Adventure Course (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Leafless trees provide perfect viewing opportunities of some resident and migrating owl species. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event

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