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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 18, 2020 to September 10, 2022

Sunday, January 19, 2020

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
Jan19

Discovery Walks for Families: Harlem Meer

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Explore the Meer's history and design, and hear about what it takes to maintain a healthy and beautiful water body through hands-on exploration and guided activities.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan19

Winter Survival Skills

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This outdoor program will cover basic shelter building, fire starting, tracking, and ways to protect yourself while exploring winter's wilderness.
Category: Education, Nature, Workshops
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan19

Historic New York: Mount Morris Fire Watchtower

at Mount Morris Fire Watchtower (in Marcus Garvey Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Visitors will get a chance to go inside with the Urban Park Rangers who will discuss the significance and history of this recently restored structure.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan19

Yeti, Set, Snow!

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Yeti, Set, Snow! – an original story and marionette show produced by City Parks Foundation – will be making its anticipated return to the Swedish…
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jan19

Outdoor Skills: Animal Tracking

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Who says you can't see critters in the winter? Become a "Nature Scene Investigator" and learn the animal-spotting tricks from the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jan19

Seal Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Catch a glimpse of these marine mammals during low tide on rocky outcroppings off the shores of the city.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan19

Winter Tree ID

at School Road and Bay Street (in Von Briesen Park)Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
For this program, we will explore beautiful Von Briesen Park while learning how to identify a tree by the bark, buds, and other distinctive characteristics.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan19

Winter Workspace Drop-In Sunday

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Artists in the Winter Workspace program share their studio practice with visitors on this Drop-In Sunday. This Sunday, artist Stephanie Alvarado will be particupating.
Category: Art

Jan19

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!

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