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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 October 11, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Dec11

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts using multiple mediums
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec11

GreenThumb Workshop: Wreath Making

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Please join Lillian Reyes from GreenThumb and learn how to create your own natural holiday wreath for indoors or outdoors. Supplies will be provided along with natural pine cones…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec11

Holiday Tree Lighting

at PS 289, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Please join the Friends of Brower Park in celebrating the annual holiday tree lighting. There will be caroling and Starbucks refreshments.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec11

Washington Square Park Annual Tree Lighting

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Santa Claus has promised to appear and lead the children in the illumination countdown.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec11

Holiday Tree Lighting

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Come out and celebrate the lighting of the 35-foot-tall Norway Spruce holiday tree with the Friends of Brower Park, Community Board 8 and local elected officials.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec11

Christmas Tree Lighting

at McKinley Park, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
There will be hot chocolate, candy canes, caroling, a special visit by Santa, and more!
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec11

A Christmas Carol at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

7:30 p.m.
Summoners Ensemble Theatre and the Merchant’s House Museum announce A Christmas Carol at the Merchant’s House Museum. John Kevin Jones recreates his outstanding solo…
Category: Theater, Winter Holidays

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Dec12

Mad. Sq. Art 2013: Giuseppe Penone: "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)"

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 a.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
Free!

Dec12

Art in the Garden: “Deconstructed Flowers”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
H. David Stein’s unique mosaic of flora is distinctively detailed in his exhibit “Deconstructed Flowers.” His intricate photographs pull out the dimensional…
Category: Nature, Art

Dec12

Whimsical Winter Wonderland exhibit

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
These American and international artists’ works will charm and delight the spirit of the child or the child within.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays
Free!

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