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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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Friday, December 18, 2015

Dec 18

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

at Maine Monument (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
The Columbus Circle Holiday Market is the perfect place to enjoy bites from some of the city's finest, shop for holiday gifts, and soak in the splendor of winter in New York.
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec 18

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 18

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Dec 18

Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place

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's beloved home, Clear Comfort, was her muse and her window onto the world at the entrance to the New York Harbor. The vantage point from Clear Comfort is…
Free!

Dec 18

Union Square Holiday Market

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Shop for the holidays at Union Square Park!
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec 18

Santa's Corner

at Deck (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Santa stops by Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park for free photo opportunities.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 18

Seasonal Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 18

NYC SPARX: Technology and Dance for Girls

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

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Girls ages 12-17 will learn coding, tinkering, app building, technology and get homework help and college prep in this free program.
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 18

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Dec 18

Kids Art Class

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

2:30 p.m.3:45 p.m.
Learn drawing and painting techniques using multiple mediums.
Category: Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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