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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Dec 4

Wreath Interpretations Exhibition Opening

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Category: Art, Kids, School Break, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 4

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

at Lady Moody Triangle, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Senator Martin J. Golden will host his Annual Christmas Tree lighting with caroling and a visit from Santa Claus.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 4

Levy Playground Community Input Meeting

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for a public meeting at Levy Playground to discuss the re-imagining and reconstruction of this park through the Community Parks Initiative.
Free!

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Friday, December 5, 2014

Dec 5

Art in the Garden: The Evolution of an Artist

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Art in the Garden: The Evolution of an Artist Tuesday, September 30 through Sunday, January 17, in the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery Fee: Free with…
Category: Art

Dec 5

2nd 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.
Through paintings, photography, sculpture and various other mediums, fourteen established and emerging artists express their interpretation of winter, wonder and whimsy.
Category: Art
Free!

Dec 5

2014 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The annual Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition is a cornerstone of the park's visual arts program and is widely acclaimed for the ambition, breadth & innovation of the works on view.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Dec 5

Wreath Interpretations Holiday Exhibition

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 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Dec 5

Sit Aerobics

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints. For adults and seniors.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

Dec 5

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids
Dec 5

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

at Columbus Circle (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for the holidays! Grab some hot chocolate and try an array of cuisine from Turkish to Mexican.
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays
Free!

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