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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 2, 2014

Dec 2

Riding the Waves Exhibit

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Dec 2

Le Petit Zen Art Workshop for Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will create small Zen works of art in black and white. Learn Zentangle, and other meditative forms of art. Any color use will be minimal.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Dec 2

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Dec 2

Bryant Park Winter Village Tree Lighting

at The Rink at Winter Village (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Enjoy caroling, a light show throughout the park, skating performances, a special appearance from Santa, and more!
Category: Festivals, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

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Dec 2

Seabury Park Community Input Meeting

at East Bronx Academy for the Future (in Seabury Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Through the Community Parks Initiative, NYC Parks is spending $130 million to rebuild and re-imagine 35 community parks across the city, including at Seabury Park in the Bronx.
Free!

Dec 2

Christmas Tree Lighting in Owl's Head Park

at Owl's Head Park House (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year when Bay Ridge, Brooklyn comes together to welcome the Christmas Tree Lighting in Owls Head Park. Rain date Dec 3. More…
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

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Dec 2

Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Similar to regular basketball but played in a wheelchair. Participants must be physically disabled and able to play in a sports wheelchair. There are available sportschairs for use at…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Dec 3

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 3

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 3

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!

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