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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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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Dec 8

Mad. Sq. Holiday

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Come to the annual tree lighting and holiday celebration at Madison Square Park!
Category: Concerts, Theater, Food, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 8

Go Girl Athletics

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.
Girls ages 12-17 years are invited to practice and improve their athletic skills by combining cardio and weight training to improve strength and flexibility along with cardio endurance.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 8

Teen Sculpture Workshop with Artist Monica Banks

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Children will join artist Monica Banks for a workshop inspired by her sculptures Luisa and Rusty installed at the center. Monica will teach participants how to make wire…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 8

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!

Dec 8

Grand Army Plaza Menorah Lighting in Brooklyn

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Celebrate the lighting of the menorah with live music, hot latkes, and gifts for children.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 8

Fundraising for GreenThumb Garden Groups

at Ranaqua: Bronx Parks Headquarters, Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Partnerships for Parks invites GreenThumb gardeners to this Partnership Academy workshop to learn how to put together a fundraising plan. Attendees will have the opportunity to…
Free!

Dec 8

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life in Silver Lake Park

at Bridge (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Dec 8

Holiday Celebration & Concert

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Please join the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance for a holiday celebration that will feature a performance by Vy Higginsen's (The Mama Foundation) Gospel Teens Choir. Tree Lighting,…
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Dec 9

Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Poe Park Visitor Center is proud to present its annual Whimsical Winter Wonder exhibition. This season's event features works from emerging and established artists from the Bronx.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec 9

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Wreath Interpretations

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 33rd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 50 fine artists, designers, and other spirited…
Category: Art, Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

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