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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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Thursday, December 12, 2013


Lights of Hope Tree Lighting Ceremony

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the lighting of the holiday tree with an evening of jazz.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings

Must See

Lecture: Urban Cemeteries -- Managing Cemeteries for Wildlife Habitat

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Urban Cemeteries are islands of opportunity for birds and other pollinators as well as the native flora they benefit from. Urban naturalist Don Riepe looks at how some NYC cemeteries attract wildlife...
Category: History, Talks


Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

at Frederick Douglass Circle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Frederick Douglass Circle for a holiday sing-along and tree lighting with local singers and musicians.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings


Seniors' Holiday Dance

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come join us for a free evening of dancing, music, refreshments, giveaways and more!
Category: Dance, Winter Holidays


CANCELLED: Brooklyn Movie Night: Gremlins

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Watch this monster movie classic for free as part of Brooklyn Movie Nights, playing throughout the borough in November and December.
Category: Film, Kids

Best For

A Christmas Carol at the Merchant's House Benefit

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.
A Christmas Carol at the Merchant’s House - Come celebrate the season with this unique retelling of a holiday classic…
Category: Kids, Theater, Winter Holidays

Best For

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

Friday, December 13, 2013


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


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


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

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