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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 7, 2013

Dec 7

St. Nicholas Day at NYC's Oldest House

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore New York City’s oldest house & learn how the Dutch tradition of Sinterklaas evolved into the American tradition of Santa Claus with traditional music, treats, stories & crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, History, Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings

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Event
Dec 7

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

CANCELLED: Forest Crew

at Laurel Hill Terrace (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This training session will include basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of NYRP’s approach to urban reforestation.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Dec 7

Urban Raptor and Wildlife Exploration

at 5th Avenue and Washington Square North (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Dec 7

Historic New York: Astoria Park Highlights

at Astoria Pool Deck (in Astoria Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.
Category: Education, History, Waterfront
Free!

Dec 7

NYC Heroes of World War II

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Learn more about our city's heroes of World War II.
Category: Education, History
Free!

Dec 7

Lefferts Historic House: 2nd Floor Tours

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the unique architecture of Lefferts Historic House on this special tour.
Category: History, Kids, Tours, Talks

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

The Great Randall's Island Treasure Hunt

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Randall's Island Park Alliance for the Great Randall's Island Treasure Hunt and explore the Park in search of exciting hidden treasure and prizes!
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Winter Hike at Freshkills Park

at Eltingville Transit Center (in Freshkills Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Feeling cooped up? Come stretch your legs as we explore the winter wonders of Freshkills Park. Learn about how what was once the world’s largest landfill is becoming a park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Talks
Free!

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Event
Dec 7

Wreath-Making Workshops

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a beautiful evergreen wreath at our enjoyable workshops.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays

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