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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

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

Wheelchair Basketball

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks in Brooklyn for Wheelchair Basketball!!! Compete in wheelchair basketball at Brownsville Recreation Center, whether you're experienced or new at the sport.…
Category: Accessible, Sports

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!

Must See
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

8:30 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!

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Dec21

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

Dec21

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.7:00 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
Dec21

Family Art Project: Snow-Globe Gift Boxes

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Choose from live evergreen boughs and their wonderful scents and textures to create a winter wonderland snow-globe box. Add inhabitants and decorate it with shiny foil, snowy shapes…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec21

Hatha Yoga

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Reduce stress and increase your energy by focusing on your posture, breath and mind/body/spirit. Classes are led by Yoga for Bliss Director Neem Dewji and other certified instructors,…
Category: Fitness

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