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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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Sunday, December 6, 2015

Dec 6

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 6

2015 Fort Greene Park Holiday Tree Lighting

at Myrtle Avenue Plaza (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join Fort Greene Park Conservancy and Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project for our second annual holiday tree lighting!
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town

Must See
Dec 6

Holiday Tree Lighting

at Carl Schurz Park, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
A cherished, family tradition: carols, Cantori choir, Orbital Brass, candlelight, candy canes, hot chocolate, and an evening your family will cherish for years to come.
Category: Concerts, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings

Dec 6

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

Dec 6

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

Dec 6

2015 Annual Park Avenue Tree Lighting Ceremony

at Park Avenue and 91st Street

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Today the illuminated trees remain a symbol of peace and a reminder of the sacrifices made to attain it.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings

Monday, December 7, 2015

Dec 7

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Wreath Interpretations

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 33rd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 50 fine artists, designers, and other spirited…
Category: Art, Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors

Best For
Dec 7

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

at Maine Monument (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.8:00 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

Dec 7

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…

Dec 7

Union Square Holiday Market

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for the holidays at Union Square Park!
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays

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