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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 8, 2015

Dec 8

Teen Sculpture Workshop with Artist Monica Banks

at Hunts Point Recreation Center, Bronx

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Children will join artist Monica Banks for a workshop inspired by her sculptures Luisa and Rusty installed at the center. Monica will teach participants how to make wire…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Kids

Must See
Dec 8

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

Dec 8

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

Dec 8

Fundraising for GreenThumb Garden Groups

at Ranaqua: Bronx Parks Headquarters, Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Partnerships for Parks invites GreenThumb gardeners to this Partnership Academy workshop to learn how to put together a fundraising plan. Attendees will have the opportunity to…

Dec 8

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life in Silver Lake Park

at Bridge (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Dec 9

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Wreath Interpretations

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 33rd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 50 fine artists, designers, and other spirited…
Category: Art, Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors

Best For
Dec 9

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

at Maine Monument (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.8:00 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

Dec 9

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
See enchanting model trains zip through a display of 150 landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays

Dec 9

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…

Dec 9

Union Square Holiday Market

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for the holidays at Union Square Park!
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays

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