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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 8, 2013

Dec 8

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 8

26th Annual Holiday Historic House Tour

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Seven historic sites in Queens invite you to celebrate the holiday season and learn about the houses and their unique histories. Each site will offer special activities and delicious…
Category: Education, Festivals, History, Tours, Winter Holidays, Talks, Seniors

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Dec 8

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

Dec 8

Herbalism: Seasonal Spa

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Does the holiday season tend to stress you out? If so, enjoy an afternoon at the scenic and serene Greenbelt Nature Center while learning more about aromatherapy and the herbs and teas…
Category: Nature

Dec 8

Central Park Tour: Views From the Past

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn about the Park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality. The route involves a few stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Dec 8

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Dec 8

Holiday Tree Lighting

at Tompkins Square Park, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the East Village Parks Conservancy and the Tompkins Square Park Neighborhood Coalition for the lighting of the holiday tree in celebration of the season.
Category: Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 8

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

at Myrtle Avenue and 70th Street (in Glendale Veterans Triangle), Queens

5:30 p.m.
Join The Glendale Chamber of Commerce for the lighting of the Christmas tree in celebration of the holiday season. Santa will be there with gifts!
Category: Kids, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, December 9, 2013

Dec 9

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 9

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

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