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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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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Dec12

Blooming Naturalist

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Are you a blooming naturalist? Find out at the Audubon Center by making your own nature journal and learning how to use binoculars and field guides.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec12

Nature on the Go!

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A guided tour will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can be active and learn about nature that is all around us!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec12

Animal Encounter

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join one of our trained staff in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec12

Lights of Hope Tree Lighting Ceremony

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the lighting of the holiday tree with an evening of jazz.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec12

Lecture: Urban Cemeteries -- Managing Cemeteries for Wildlife Habitat

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

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Urban Cemeteries are islands of opportunity for birds and other pollinators as well as the native flora they benefit from. Urban naturalist Don Riepe looks at how some NYC cemeteries attract wildlife...
Category: History, Talks
Free!

Dec12

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

at Frederick Douglass Circle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Frederick Douglass Circle for a holiday sing-along and tree lighting with local singers and musicians.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec12

Seniors' Holiday Dance

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come join us for a free evening of dancing, music, refreshments, giveaways and more!
Category: Dance, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec12

CANCELLED: Brooklyn Movie Night: Gremlins

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Watch this monster movie classic for free as part of Brooklyn Movie Nights, playing throughout the borough in November and December.
Category: Film, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec12

A Christmas Carol at the Merchant's House Benefit

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.
A Christmas Carol at the Merchant’s House - Come celebrate the season with this unique retelling of a holiday classic…
Category: Kids, Theater, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids
Dec12

A Christmas Carol at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

7:30 p.m.
Summoners Ensemble Theatre and the Merchant’s House Museum announce A Christmas Carol at the Merchant’s House Museum. John Kevin Jones recreates his outstanding solo…
Category: Theater, Winter Holidays

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