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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 20, 2014

Dec20

Santa's Corner at Bryant Park

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Santa and his helpers for a parade through Winter Village.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

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Dec20

Le Petit Art Inspired by Whimsical Winter Wonder

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Artist Lucy Aponte will teach participants (16 years old - adults) how to create small works inspired by the exhibition, 2nd Whimsical Winter Wonder.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Dec20

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
Dec20

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
History buffs will love this tour of key sites in the American Revolution and the War of 1812 and learning about the rich pre-Park history of the Harlem Meer and its surrounds
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Dec20

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

Dec20

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Dec20

Ranger's Choice: Hunter Island Night Hike

at Orchard Beach Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.
Owls, deer, coyotes and raccoons are among the many animals that call Pelham Bay Park home.
Category: Nature
Free!

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Event
Dec20

Astronomy

at North Side of the Great Lawn (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec20

Brooklyn's Largest Menorah Lighting

at Arch at Grand Army Plaza (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
Every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, hot latkes, and gifts for the children.
Category: Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec20

Lighting of the World's Largest Hanukkah Menorah

at Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Gather around the 32-foot-high, gold-colored, 4,000-pound steel holiday icon at Grand Army Plaza to kick off the annual Jewish Festival of Lights.
Category: Holiday Lightings
Free!

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