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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 6, 2014

Dec 6

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 6

St. Nicholas Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore NYC’s oldest house and experience the Dutch tradition of Sinterklaas which evolved into the American tradition of Santa Claus, with traditional music, treats, stories, & crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Festivals, History, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town

Dec 6

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of current exhibition. Recapturing the Scenic Wilds is inspired by Theodore Roosevelt, a former resident of Wave Hill who had a lifelong passion for…
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Dec 6

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 6

Inspiring Insects with Dr. A!

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join Dr. Leonissa Ardizzone of Storefront Science for this free workshop on incredible insects. Learn why insects are essential to many other species, including humans!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Birding: Owls

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Santa Claus Pajama Time

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

6:00 p.m.
Come to Van Cortlandt House Museum for Santa Claus Pajama Time on Saturday December 6th.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Maggie's Magic Garden: Annual Tree Lighting

at Maggies Magic Garden, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Please join Maggie's Magic Garden for their annual tree lighting event.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 6

Astronomy: The Full Moon

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
The Moon will be directly opposite the Earth from the Sun and will be fully illuminated as seen from Earth.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

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