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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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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Dec17

Alice Austen House and Museum Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come learn more about the Alice Austen House and our current exhibition, Fields of Inquiry, at our monthly House and Exhibition Tour. $5 suggested…
Category: Art, Tours

Dec17

Recycle-To-Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discardee materials into usable works of art. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult. Wear clothes that can get messy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec17

GreenThumb Workshop: Wreath Making

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn how to create your own natural holiday wreath for indoors or outdoors. Supplies will be provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec17

Arts, Culture, & Fun: Screening of "Evolution of a Criminal"

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Evolution of a Criminal a film by Darius Clark Monroe In this gripping blend of documentary, true crime, and personal essay, a filmmaker confronts his past, dissecting the…
Category: Film, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Dec17

Hanukkah Menorah Lighting

at Owen Dolen Recreation Center (in Owen F. Dolen Park), Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for a community menorah lighting for Hanukkah. Owen Dolen Recreation Center in Westchester Square will be holding a short lesson on Hanukkah and lighting the first candle.
Category: Kids, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec17

Grow to Learn Meet-Up: Garden Curriculum

at GrowNYC Greening Library, Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come exchange lesson plans and curriculum ideas with other school gardeners at Grow to Learn's Curriculum "Meet Up"! Rather than a formal presentation or workshop, this…
Free!

Dec17

Lighting of the World's Largest Hanukkah Menorah

at Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.
Gather around the 32-foot-high, gold-colored, 4,000-pound steel holiday icon at Grand Army Plaza to kick off the annual Jewish Festival of Lights.
Category: Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec17

New York Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Wheelchair basketball is similar to regular basketball but is played in a wheelchair. Particpants must be physically disabled and able to play in a sports wheelchair.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

Dec17

Brooklyn's Largest Menorah Lighting

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.
Every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, hot latkes, and gifts for the children.
Category: Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec17

Holiday Tree Lighting at Brower Park

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
There will be refreshments and music for all to enjoy.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids

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