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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 6, 2015

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!

Dec 6

Grand Army Plaza Menorah Lighting in Brooklyn

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Celebrate the lighting of the menorah with live music, hot latkes, and gifts for children.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 6

2015 Annual Park Avenue Tree Lighting Ceremony

at Park Avenue and 91st Street

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Today the illuminated trees remain a symbol of peace and a reminder of the sacrifices made to attain it.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Monday, December 7, 2015

Dec 7

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Wreath Interpretations

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 33rd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 50 fine artists, designers, and other spirited…
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

External Forces: An Exhibit by Artist Sarah Yuster

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This series of oil paintings by artist Sarah Yuster depicts artists in situ at various Staten Island locations, specifically preserved natural areas and parks.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Dec 7

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

at Maine Monument (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
The Columbus Circle Holiday Market is the perfect place to enjoy bites from some of the city's finest, shop for holiday gifts, and soak in the splendor of winter in New York.
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec 7

Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Alice Austen's beloved home, Clear Comfort, was her muse and her window onto the world at the entrance to the New York Harbor. The vantage point from Clear Comfort is…
Free!

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