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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 15, 2013

Dec15

Brunch With Santa

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

10:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon with Santa and his elves. Hear the story “T’was The Night Before Christmas”. Decorate Holiday cookies and much more!
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec15

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

at Columbus Circle (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a hot meal or snack, shop for holiday gifts, and spend time with friends and family in one of the most stunning locations in New York City.
Category: Kids, Markets, Food, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec15

Urban Wildlife Exploration

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Nature
Free!

Dec15

Fitness Hike (vigorous)

at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Fitness Hikes feature less talking and more walking, for those who don’t mind a vigorous two-hour hike.
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Dec15

Union Square Holiday Market

at Union Square (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Markets, Food, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec15

A Storybook Christmas at Bartow-Pell

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Delight in Christmas trees throughout the mansion decorated by artists and designers inspired by contemporary children’s Christmas storybooks. On view during public hours.
Category: Art, History, Winter Holidays

Dec15

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

Dec15

Bones of an Old Dutch Farmhouse

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Examine the white oak times (the bones) of Lefferts Historic House and the many layers that were added, subtracted and changed over the past 230 years.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Talks

Dec15

Holiday Nature Crafts

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Learn more about conservation through eco-crafts.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec15

Nature Journaling

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Ranger Art and Photography programs allow you to interpret the natural through artistic expression, while learning about nature and the environment.
Category: Nature, Waterfront
Free!

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