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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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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Dec11

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

Dec11

Shape Up NYC: F.I.S.T.

at Mcdonald Playground (in McDonald Playground), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Come to McDonald Playground for this free fitness interval & strength training class. Shaping up has never been this easy!
Category: Fitness
Free!

Dec11

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle, situated high on Vista Rock. The route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Dec11

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts using multiple mediums
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec11

GreenThumb Workshop: Wreath Making

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Please join Lillian Reyes from GreenThumb and learn how to create your own natural holiday wreath for indoors or outdoors. Supplies will be provided along with natural pine cones…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec11

Holiday Tree Lighting

at PS 289, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Please join the Friends of Brower Park in celebrating the annual holiday tree lighting. There will be caroling and Starbucks refreshments.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec11

Washington Square Park Annual Tree Lighting

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Santa Claus has promised to appear and lead the children in the illumination countdown.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec11

Holiday Tree Lighting

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Come out and celebrate the lighting of the 35-foot-tall Norway Spruce holiday tree with the Friends of Brower Park, Community Board 8 and local elected officials.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec11

Christmas Tree Lighting

at McKinley Park, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
There will be hot chocolate, candy canes, caroling, a special visit by Santa, and more!
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec11

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

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