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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

Historical Conifer Walk with Author Leslie Day

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come tour the Heather Garden and the former Billings Estate entrance area and learn about Fort Tryon's many conifers and evergreens.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Dec 6

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

at Driggs Avenue and Lorimer Street (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program features methods and skills for fire making, along with campfire safety.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Winter Solstice Celebration & Tree Lighting

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get into the holiday spirit with fun for the whole family! Enjoy live music, botanical crafts, farden tours and a tree lighting.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Tours, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Every Thursday and Sunday at 1 p.m., Morris-Jumel Mansion plays host to Awesome Asana Yoga, an hour-long exercise in body stretching and mind cleansing taught by Registered Yoga…
Category: Fitness

Dec 6

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Concert: Swingtime Big Band

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This weekend, welcome the holidays with the 20-piece Swingtime Big Bandunder the direction of Steven Shaiman. Enjoy the unmistakable combination of reeds, brass and…
Category: Concerts, Winter Holidays, Seniors

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Dec 6

Sense-ational Science: Kitchen Edition

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This program will feature cool demos, such as a lemon clock, and something exciting to take home.
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
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, Women's History Month

Dec 6

Holiday Tree Lighting

at Bowne Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join the Bowne Park Civic Association for the lighting of the holiday tree in Bowne Park!
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 6

Christmas Tree Lighting

at Myrtle Avenue and Cooper Avenue (in Glendale Veterans Triangle), Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Come to the annual lighting of the Glendale Christmas tree with music, refreshments, toys, and a visit from Santa Claus!
Category: Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids

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