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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, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Jan21

Family Art Project: Sweet Dreams, Hibernators

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get to know your local hibernators through sleepy tales of the season. Then make your own furry bear, bat, toad, or hedgehog mask, or fashion a dreamy, woodsy home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan21

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Category: Art, History
Free!

Jan21

Winter Family Program: Winter Trees

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come learn all about trees in our wonderful Winter Trees program. Kids will learn about the various parts of trees, their functions, and will use parts of trees to make a craft for take home!
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jan21

Owls and Pellets

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover what makes owls fierce, nocturnal predators and dissect a real owl pellet.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan21

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: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jan21

GreenThumb Workshop: Organizing for Garden Success: By-Laws

at GreenThumb Office, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In this workshop we will be discussing garden rules and procedures that assist in decision making.
Free!

Jan21

Hibernators Walk and Talk

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow to discover survival techniques used by Wave Hill’s plants and animals during the chilly winter months. F
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan21

Pioneering Skills: Building with Ropes and Wood

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
You'll learn basic knots and employ those skills for building a variety of simple, useful objects that can be enjoyed in the woods and at home.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Jan21

Faux Finishing Painting Workshop

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come experience the new reinterpretations of the museum’s Octagon, Hall, and George Washington’s war room while learning the details of decorative and faux painting.
Category: Art

Jan21

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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