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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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from February 13, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Monday, December 2, 2013

Dec 2

Shape Up NYC: Girls Fitness & Fun

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
In partnership with the NYC Girls Project, Shape Up NYC will offer free fitness classes for girls ages 6-13. Girls Fitness & Fun is a 45-minute workout that focuses on building…
Category: Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 2

Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square

at Dante Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join Tony Award-winning, Broadway legend Brian Stokes Mitchell, Rosie’s Theater Kids, Frank London’s Klezmer Brass All-Stars and WABC-TV’s Sade Baderinwa as we…
Category: Concerts, Kids, Food, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 2

Annual Menorah Lighting

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the lighting of Brooklyn's largest menorah! Enjoy hot latkes and live music, each night. Special gifts are distributed to every child.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 2

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

at Baisley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy caroling, music and refreshments.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 2

Tree Lighting

at Owl's Head Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
There will be music and giveaways for the entire family, plus a chance to visit with Santa.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Dec 3

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 3

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

Dec 3

Whimsical Winter Wonderland exhibit

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
These American and international artists’ works will charm and delight the spirit of the child or the child within.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec 3

Close: A Journey in Scotland at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
A look at Scottish landscape design and land art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

Dec 3

Holiday Train Show at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Within the enchanting setting of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, large-scale model travel over bridges and past replicas of New York landmarks made of plant parts.
Category: Nature, Art, Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids

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