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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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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Dec 3

Knit & Crochet Beginner's Group

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will learn how to purchase yarn, needles & hooks and read directions.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Dec 3

7th Annual Community Chanukah Celebration: Bright Lights Big Menorah

at Sutton Place and East 57th Street (in Sutton Place Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.
Enjoy latkes, doughnuts, music and dancing, as well as a performance by Chabad Kids Choir.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

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Dec 3

Annual Menorah Lighting

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the lighting of Brooklyn's largest menorah! Enjoy hot latkes and live music, each night. Special gifts are distributed to every child.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

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Dec 3

Bryant Park: The Tree Lighting Show

at The Rink at Winter Village (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Join us for the 8th annual Tree Lighting Show at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park, with special music and skating performances including Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Johnny Weir, Sasha Cohen, and more.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

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Dec 3

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

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Dec 4

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!

Dec 4

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

Dec 4

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!

Dec 4

Close: A Journey in Scotland at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
A look at Scottish landscape design and land art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

Dec 4

Holiday Train Show at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Within the enchanting setting of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, large-scale model travel over bridges and past replicas of New York landmarks made of plant parts.
Category: Nature, Art, Kids, Winter Holidays

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