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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 7, 2013

Dec 7

Artist Talk and Gallery Tour with Melissa Cacciola

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn more about tintype photography from artist Melissa Cacciola.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Dec 7

Belmont Little Italy Tree Lighting Ceremony

at Ciccarone Park, Bronx

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the holidays with Santa.There will be caroling, cookies, hot chocolate and more.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

9th Annual Tree Lighting in Sunset Park

at Sunset Park, Brooklyn

4:15 p.m.
Join the Friends of Sunset Park and members of the community for the lighting of the holiday tree in celebration of the season. There will be caroling and hot chocolate.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 7

Santa Claus Pajama Story Time

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This kids' event will feature a reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas," hot cocoa, and the jolly guy. Reservations suggested.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Explore the Night Sky

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Learn about the effects of light pollution, and discover the best places in NYC for amazing views of the sky.
Category: Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Woodside Holiday Lighting

at Sohncke Triangle (in Sohncke Square), Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer and Woodside on the Move present the Woodside Holiday Lighting. Hot beverages provided by Donovan's Pub.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 7

Christmas Tree Lighting

at Brookville Park, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Council Member Donovan Richards and the Friends of Brookville Park for the lighting of the Christmas tree in celebration of the holiday season.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 7

Holiday Evening Celebration

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Celebrate—and support—the mansion in holiday splendor. Enjoy cocktails, holiday fare, caroling, auction, and more!

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Dec 8

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 8

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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