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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 11, 2014

Dec11

17th Annual Jackie Robinson Park 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.
Join the Jackie Robinson Park Conservancy for their annual tree lighting and tribute to the greats.
Category: Festivals, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec11

RecYouth Fall/Winter Screening 2014

at North Meadow Recreation Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Have a creative teen? Get them involved in RecYouth, Parks' free video, audio, photography and graphic design program. Just come to this screening!
Category: Education, Games
Free!

Dec11

Art Exhibit: From Nests to Nets

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance in partnership with Audubon NY welcomes artist Rebecca Jewell to display her newest exhibit,From Nests to Nets.
Category: Nature, Art, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Dec11

NYC Compost Project: Teacher Wormshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Discover the benefits of composting with a worm bin in your classroom. This excellent hands-on and inquiry-based activity teaches kids biology, recycling, and responsibility.
Category: Education, Nature

Dec11

2nd Annual Tree Lighting Celebration

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join family, friends, and neighbors in celebrating Astoria's new holiday tradition.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec11

NYC's Aquatic 'Gentle Giants': An Evening Talk with Paul Sieswerda, Executive Director of Gotham Whale

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Paul Sieswerda, Executive Director of Gotham Whale will give an evening talk and presentation on the increasing number of whales being found off the shores of NYC.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, December 12, 2014

Dec12

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

Dec12

2nd Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Through paintings, photography, sculpture and various other mediums, fourteen established and emerging artists express their interpretation of winter, wonder and whimsy.
Category: Art
Free!

Dec12

2014 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The annual Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition is a cornerstone of the park's visual arts program and is widely acclaimed for the ambition, breadth & innovation of the works on view.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

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