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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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Monday, December 22, 2014


Bryant Park Holiday Shops

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland.
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays


Le Carrousel at Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to resources for community parks that need it most.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


Riding the Waves Exhibit

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Talks, Waterfront


Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Adapted Aquatics programs offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves flexibility, mobility and muscle tone.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports


Santa's Corner at Bryant Park

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Santa and his helpers for a parade through Winter Village.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town

Must See

Sit Aerobics

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.
A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints. For adults and seniors. Recreation center membership is required. Visit the…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors


Lighting of the World's Largest Hanukkah Menorah

at Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 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


Brooklyn's Largest Menorah Lighting

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, hot latkes, and gifts for the children.
Category: Holiday Lightings

Tuesday, December 23, 2014


Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

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