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Sunday, December 6, 2015

Dec 6

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors

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Kids
Dec 6

Concert: Swingtime Big Band

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This weekend, welcome the holidays with the 20-piece Swingtime Big Bandunder the direction of Steven Shaiman. Enjoy the unmistakable combination of reeds, brass and…
Category: Concerts, Winter Holidays, Seniors

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Event
Dec 6

Sense-ational Science: Kitchen Edition

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This program will feature cool demos, such as a lemon clock, and something exciting to take home.
Category: Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Dec 6

Holiday Tree Lighting

at Bowne Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join the Bowne Park Civic Association for the lighting of the holiday tree in Bowne Park!
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 6

Christmas Tree Lighting

at Myrtle Avenue and Cooper Avenue (in Glendale Veterans Triangle), Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Come to the annual lighting of the Glendale Christmas tree with music, refreshments, toys, and a visit from Santa Claus!
Category: Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

2015 Fort Greene Park Holiday Tree Lighting

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

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join Fort Greene Park Conservancy and Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project for our second annual holiday tree lighting!
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 6

Holiday Tree Lighting

at Carl Schurz Park, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
A cherished, family tradition: carols, Cantori choir, Orbital Brass, candlelight, candy canes, hot chocolate, and an evening your family will cherish for years to come.
Category: Concerts, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 6

Bayside Hills Civic Association Holiday Lighting Festival

at Bell Boulevard and 53rd Avenue Mall (in Bell Malls), Queens

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Celebrate the spirit of the season with musical performances, a tree lighting, and a visit from Santa!
Category: Concerts, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 6

Grand Army Plaza Menorah Lighting in Manhattan

at Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Gather around the 32-foot-tall menorah to celebrate Chanukah, the annual Jewish Festival of Lights.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

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