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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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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Dec16

Open Hours: Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Normally closed to visitors except on guided tours, visitors can come see how Central Park Conservancy is turning this once-weed-filled promontory into a native woodland garden.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Dec16

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!

Dec16

Le Petit Zen Art Workshop for Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will create small Zen works of art in black and white. Learn Zentangle, and other meditative forms of art. Any color use will be minimal.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Dec16

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

Dec16

Lighting of the World's Largest Hanukkah Menorah

at Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan

5:30 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!

Dec16

Brooklyn's Largest Menorah Lighting

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

5:45 p.m.
Every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, hot latkes, and gifts for the children.
Category: Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec16

Annual 19th-Century Holiday Party

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The House will be in festive mid-19th century holiday dress with a table top tree, poinsettias, candlelight, and greenery decking the halls.
Category: History, Winter Holidays

Dec16

Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Similar to regular basketball but played in a wheelchair. Participants must be physically disabled and able to play in a sports wheelchair. There are available sportschairs for use at…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Dec17

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

Dec17

2nd Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Through paintings, photography, sculpture and various other mediums, fourteen established and emerging artists express their interpretation of winter, wonder and whimsy.
Category: Art
Free!

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