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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 27, 2014

Dec27

Riding the Waves Exhibit

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Dec27

Le Petit Zen Art - Adults

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will create small works of art utilizing multiple mediums.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Dec27

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec27

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy on this trip through the southern Central Park highlights.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Dec27

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Dec27

The Night Sky

at Passarelle Ramp at David Dinkins Circle (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

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Sunday, December 28, 2014

Dec28

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

Dec28

2014 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The annual Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition is a cornerstone of the park's visual arts program and is widely acclaimed for the ambition, breadth & innovation of the works on view.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Dec28

Seal Exploration

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

10:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec28

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.7:00 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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