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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 19, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Saturday, January 21, 2017

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

Squirrel Appreciation Day at Madison Square Park

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the WildlifeNYC campaign and the NYC Parks Wildlife Unit, learn more about how squirrels live in our parks, and how to keep your furry neighbors healthy and safe!
Category: Nature
Free!

Jan21

Squirrel Appreciation Day at Washington Square Park

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come by to learn about the WildlifeNYC campaign and NYC Parks Wildlife Unit, discover more about how squirrels live in our parks, and how to keep your furry neighbors healthy and safe!
Category: Nature
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
Jan21

Nature Illustrations Basics Workshop

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Find your muse in nature. This workshop will inspire you to illustrate the landscapes, woodlands, and wildlife of Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan21

CANCELLED: A Billion Year Odyssey: Geology of Northern Manhattan

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Sid Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, for a PowerPoint presentation and take a deeper look into northern Manhattan Park’s exposed bedrock.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Talks
Free!

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