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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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from September 7, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Dec10

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
Dec10

Bryant Park Holiday Market

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland. From…
Category: Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec10

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Established on land that would become part of Central Park, Seneca Village was Manhattan’s first known community of African-American property owners.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Dec10

Knit & Crochet Beginner's Group

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will learn how to purchase yarn, needles & hooks and read directions.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Dec10

Knitting & Crocheting for Intermediate and Advanced Levels

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

2:30 p.m.3:30 a.m.
Must be able to read and follow patterns.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Dec10

Madison Square Park Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join Madison Square Park Conservancy in celebrating their 11th annual tree lighting ceremony.
Category: Concerts, Kids, Food, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec10

Tree Lighting Ceremony

at Bleecker Playground, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Bleecker Playground and members of the community for the lighting of the holiday tree in celebration of the season.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec10

Christmas Tree Lighting

at Lady Moody Triangle, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Senator Golden and members of the community for the lighting of the Christmas Tree in celebration of the holiday season. There will be hot chocolate, candy canes,…
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec10

Ugliest Sweater Competition

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Pull on your ugliest sweater and join the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership to compete in the Ugliest Sweater Competition!
Category: Winter Holidays
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Dec11

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!

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