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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Dec 9

Exhibition: Becoming Clear Comfort: History of a Landmark

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 House's 30th Anniversary exhibition brings to light the history of the museum’s National and New York City Landmark building, tracing its path from one-room…
Category: Art, History
Free!

Dec 9

NYC SPARX: Technology and Dance for Girls

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

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Girls ages 12-17 will learn coding, tinkering, app building, technology and get homework help and college prep in this free program.
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

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Kids
Dec 9

Teen PASS

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents…
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 9

3 to 6 Club

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 9

Grand Army Plaza Menorah Lighting in Brooklyn

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Celebrate the lighting of the menorah with live music, hot latkes, and gifts for children.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 9

Basketball Skills and Drills

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Youth and teens ages 12-17 years participate in this 10-week program that further teaches and strengthens athletic conditioning through basketball.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 9

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

at East 47th Street, between First and Second Avenues (in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Dag Hammarskjold Plaza for the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, featuring the Angelus Choir followed by free hot chocolate and cookies at Dag's Cafe.
Category: Concerts, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 9

Grand Army Plaza Menorah Lighting in Manhattan

at Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Gather around the 32-foot-tall menorah to celebrate Chanukah, the annual Jewish Festival of Lights.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

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Dec 9

GreenThumb Workshop: Wreath Making

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn how to create your own natural holiday wreath for indoors or outdoors. All supplies will be provided along with natural pine cones and ribbon to decorate your own handmade,…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 9

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

at Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The sparkling lights on the resplendent tree will be turned on to mark the beginning of festive winter evenings.
Category: Concerts, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

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