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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 21, 2014

Dec21

Historic New York: Monuments of Prospect Park

at Grand Army Plaza Arch (in Grand Army Plaza), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
The Historic New York Programs focus on the history of New York during the pre- and post-Colonial period.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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Event
Dec21

Animal Tracks

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Rangers will teach you the basics about wildlife tracking. By the end you will be skilled in recognizing differences between raccoon and common housecat tracks.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec21

Riding the Waves Exhibit

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

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Dec21

Santa's Corner at Bryant Park

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Santa and his helpers for a parade through Winter Village.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

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Event
Dec21

The Science Behind the Solstice

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn myths and legends surrounding the season’s shortest day, as well as the science behind the shorter days and the snow to come.
Category: Nature, Kids

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Event
Dec21

Garden and Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Dec21

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Explore the park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Dec21

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Dec21

Winter Solstice Celebration

at Van Cortlandt Golf House & Lower Putnam Trail (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.
Enjoy hearthside stories, hot cider, and a candle light walk on the Putnam Trail with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature, History, Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec21

Make Music Winter: Wheels by Nissim Schaul

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Wheels gathers the city’s seasoned and casual cyclists to perform a new piece for bicycle bells by composer Nissim Schaul.
Category: Art, Fitness
Free!

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