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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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Friday, December 13, 2013

Dec13

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
Dec13

CANCELLED: Shape Up NYC: Girls Fitness & Fun

at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:15 p.m.
In partnership with the NYC Girls Project, Shape Up NYC is offering free fitness classes for girls ages 6-13. Girls Fitness & Fun is a 45-minute workout that focuses on building…
Category: Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec13

Tree Lighting

at Morningside Park, Manhattan

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join the Friends of Morningside Park and members of the community for the lighting of the holiday tree in celebration of the season.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec13

Tree Lighting Celebration

at Paerdegat Park, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join Community Board 17 for the lighting of the holiday tree in celebration of the season.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec13

Brooklyn Movie Night: Escape to Witch Mountain

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Watch the classic film Escape to Witch Mountain as part of Brooklyn Movie Nights, happening in recreation centers in Brooklyn through November and December.
Category: Film, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec13

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

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Dec14

Mad. Sq. Art 2013: Giuseppe Penone: "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)"

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 a.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
Free!

Dec14

Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Bird Walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts or the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Dec14

Art in the Garden: “Deconstructed Flowers”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
H. David Stein’s unique mosaic of flora is distinctively detailed in his exhibit “Deconstructed Flowers.” His intricate photographs pull out the dimensional…
Category: Nature, Art

Dec14

Whimsical Winter Wonderland exhibit

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
These American and international artists’ works will charm and delight the spirit of the child or the child within.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays
Free!

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