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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 5, 2015

Dec 5

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 5

Nature Exploration Hike (Light)

at Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Travel around the pond in search of fall-loving plants and animals, and wander the trails which continue through the park.
Category: Nature, Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 5

Wildlife Viewing: Animal Tracking

at Cunningham Park Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of animal tracking, and allow your Urban Park Ranger guide to lead you to wild sections of the park to identify the animals which call it home.
Category: Nature
Free!

Dec 5

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Dec 5

It's My Park at Grandview Playground

at Continental Place and Grandview Avenue (in Grandview Playground), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to sweep, rake, and weed the playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec 5

Learn to Play Soccer with Coach Victor Campbell

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 6-12 years learn fundamental and advanced soccer skills.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 5

Our Solar System

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Category: Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 5

Berries, Bark and Trees: A Winter Walk with Benjamin Swett

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Follow author and photographer Benjamin Swett and Wave Hill Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day on a bracing walk to discover the joys of the garden in winter.…
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks, Seniors

Dec 5

Wildlife Viewing: Seal Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
As the temperatures drop, seals migrate south through open water and often call the Bronx home for the winter.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 5

Whimsical Winter Wonder...Opening Reception

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
his year's exhibition features works from painters, photographers, textile designers, and more.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays
Free!

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