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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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Sunday, December 7, 2014

Dec 7

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the Park's largest woodland area, a landscape designed to offer a forest retreat right in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Dec 7

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 7

Holiday Tree Lighting in Fort Greene Park

at Myrtle Avenue at Washington (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.
There will be music, Santa Claus, hot chocolate, and cookies.
Category: Festivals, Kids, Food, Winter Holidays, Seniors, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

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Monday, December 8, 2014

Dec 8

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 8

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 8

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 8

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

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Dec 8

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!

Dec 8

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Low impact cardio followed by balancing stretches and meditation to raise heart rate, burn calories, reduce stress and work out every muscle.
Category: Seniors
Free!

Dec 8

Monday Movement

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Get the week started off right in this low-impact, chair aerobics class. Perfect for seniors or those with limited mobility. Open to adults and seniors.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

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