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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 8, 2013

Dec 8

Wreath-Making Workshops

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Make a beautiful evergreen wreath at our enjoyable workshops.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays

Dec 8

Reflecting on Reflections Quilt Show

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
See the best quilts of NYC at this annual exhibit.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History

Dec 8

Waltz of the Flowers

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Explore the world of The Nutcracker, in a special workshop for children ages 4 through 12, presented by teaching artists from American Ballet Theatre (ABT). Magical waltzing flowers…
Category: Dance, Kids, Winter Holidays

Must See
Event
Dec 8

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

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

12:00 p.m.12:45 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!

Dec 8

Winter Solstice Celebration & Tree Lighting Ceremony at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get into the holiday spirit with an afternoon of family fun, including a winter Garden tour, botanical crafts, and live musical performances, as well as our Holiday Marketplace.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Markets, Food, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 8

Emergency Preparedness: Knot Tying

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, a wilderness survival program is perfect for you.
Category: Education
Free!

Dec 8

Moderate Nature Exploration Hike

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
The Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City, and places often off limits to the general public.
Category: Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Dec 8

Lefferts Historic House: 2nd Floor Tours

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the unique architecture of Lefferts Historic House on this special tour.
Category: History, Kids, Tours, Talks

Best For
Kids
Dec 8

26th Annual Holiday Historic House Tour

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Seven historic sites in Queens invite you to celebrate the holiday season and learn about the houses and their unique histories. Each site will offer special activities and delicious…
Category: Education, Festivals, History, Tours, Winter Holidays, Talks, Seniors

Must See
Event
Dec 8

Wreath-Making Workshops

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a beautiful evergreen wreath at our enjoyable workshops.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays

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