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Thursday, December 4, 2014

Dec 4

GreenThumb Garden Registration & License Renewal

at We Stay/Nos Quedamos, Inc., Bronx

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
All GreenThumb gardens under the jurisdiction of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation hold licenses that are set to expire on December 31, 2014. This registration…
Free!

Dec 4

18th Annual Central Park Holiday Lighting

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

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Celebrate the season at our 18th Annual Holiday Lighting in Central Park. Meet Santa and friends, watch a live ice carving demonstration, sing carols on the Plaza, and warm up…
Category: Festivals, Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

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Event
Dec 4

Wreath Interpretations Exhibition Opening

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Category: Art, Kids, School Break, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 4

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

at Lady Moody Triangle, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Senator Martin J. Golden will host his Annual Christmas Tree lighting with caroling and a visit from Santa Claus.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 4

Levy Playground Community Input Meeting

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for a public meeting at Levy Playground to discuss the re-imagining and reconstruction of this park through the Community Parks Initiative.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, December 5, 2014

Dec 5

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

Dec 5

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!

Dec 5

2014 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The annual Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition is a cornerstone of the park's visual arts program and is widely acclaimed for the ambition, breadth & innovation of the works on view.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Dec 5

Wreath Interpretations Holiday Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 32nd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Dec 5

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids

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