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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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Saturday, December 13, 2014

Dec13

Inwood Owl Prowl

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Bring the whole family as you roam the winter woods in search of owls with expert naturalist Mike Feller.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec13

Wheelchair Basketball

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks in Brooklyn for Wheelchair Basketball!!! Compete in wheelchair basketball at Brownsville Recreation Center, whether you're experienced or new at the sport.…
Category: Accessible, Sports

Dec13

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Tree lighting, live entertainment and more!
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Winter Holidays, Waterfront, Seniors, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec13

Holiday Candlelight Tours and Victorian Carolers

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Experience the mansion by candlelight with costumed docents highlighting 19th-century holiday traditions.
Category: Concerts, Winter Holidays

Dec13

Astronomy: The Geminids Meteor Shower

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.
The Geminids is one of the best meteor showers in the heavens, producing up to 120 multicolored meteors per hour at its peak.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Dec14

Shiny Ornaments

at Sachkerah Woods Archway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 a.m.
Learn Japanese paper-folding to make ornaments for a tree – yours or the park’s tree.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec14

Art in the Garden: The Evolution of an Artist

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Art in the Garden: The Evolution of an Artist Tuesday, September 30 through Sunday, January 17, in the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery Fee: Free with…
Category: Art

Dec14

Birding

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec14

Winter Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The Hudson River valley hosts an impressive diversity of bird species, even during the winter months. Explore Wave Hill’s tranquil gardens and woodlands with naturalist Gabriel…
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Dec14

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids

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