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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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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Dec 8

Exhibition: Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Alice Austen House's 30th Anniversary exhibition brings to light the history of the museum’s National and New York City Landmark building, tracing its path from one-room…
Category: Art, History
Free!

Dec 8

Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Dec 8

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History

Dec 8

Teen PASS

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents…
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 8

3 to 6 Club

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 8

Mad. Sq. Holiday

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Come to the annual tree lighting and holiday celebration at Madison Square Park!
Category: Concerts, Theater, Food, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 8

Go Girl Athletics

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Girls ages 12-17 years are invited to practice and improve their athletic skills by combining cardio and weight training to improve strength and flexibility along with cardio endurance.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 8

Teen Sculpture Workshop with Artist Monica Banks

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Children will join artist Monica Banks for a workshop inspired by her sculptures Luisa and Rusty installed at the center. Monica will teach participants how to make wire…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 8

Grand Army Plaza Menorah Lighting in Manhattan

at Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Gather around the 32-foot-tall menorah to celebrate Chanukah, the annual Jewish Festival of Lights.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 8

Grand Army Plaza Menorah Lighting in Brooklyn

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Celebrate the lighting of the menorah with live music, hot latkes, and gifts for children.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

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