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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 12, 2015

Dec 12

It's My Park at Playground 52

at Playground Fifty-Two (in Playground 52 LII), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help conduct a general cleanup and spread mulch around the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec 12

GreenThumb Workshop: Wreath Making

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 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: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

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Kids
Dec 12

Christmas in the Colonies

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy Van Cortlandt House decked out in its holiday finery for Saint Nicholas Day, New Year’s Day, and Twelfth Night.
Category: Winter Holidays

Dec 12

Union Square Holiday Market

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for the holidays at Union Square Park!
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec 12

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

at Maine Monument (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
The Columbus Circle Holiday Market is the perfect place to enjoy bites from some of the city's finest, shop for holiday gifts, and soak in the splendor of winter in New York.
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec 12

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
See enchanting model trains zip through a display of 150 landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays

Dec 12

Holiday Workshop Weekend: Felted Soaps

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by the gardens and galleries at Wave Hill. Explore the magic of felting while creating handmade felted…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays, Seniors

Dec 12

Holiday Workshop Weekend: Miniature Arrangements

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by the gardens and galleries at Wave Hill. Fashion a trio of sweet miniature arrangements in tiny…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Winter Holidays, Seniors

Dec 12

Holiday Workshop Weekend: Natural Wreaths and Swags

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by the gardens and galleries at Wave Hill. Craft one-of-a-kind holiday decorations using fresh greens…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Winter Holidays, Seniors

Dec 12

Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place

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's beloved home, Clear Comfort, was her muse and her window onto the world at the entrance to the New York Harbor. The vantage point from Clear Comfort is…
Free!

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