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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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Monday, December 15, 2014


Union Square Holiday Market

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for holiday gifts and stock up on your favorite treats in Union Square Park.
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays


Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
History buffs will love this tour of key sites in the American Revolution and the War of 1812 and learning about the rich pre-Park history of the Harlem Meer and its surrounds
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors


Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Adapted Aquatics programs offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves flexibility, mobility and muscle tone.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports


Riding the Waves Exhibit

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Talks, Waterfront


Sit Aerobics

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.
A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints. For adults and seniors. Recreation center membership is required. Visit the…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors


Borough Hall Tree Lighting

at Columbus Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams in celebrating the holiday season with the lighting of the Christmas tree in Columbus Park at Borough Hall, Brooklyn.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings

Must See

Arts, Culture & Fun: New Horizons, Exploring Pluto

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The New Horizons spacecraft has been on its way to Pluto since 2006, and will be making its closest approach to the former planet in just 9 short months. Before it gets there, come…
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Talks, Seniors, Astronomy


NYU Mobility Clinic

at Recreation Center Fifty-four (in Recreation Center 54), Manhattan

7:15 p.m.8:30 p.m.
New York University has partnered with Recreation Center 54 in hosting its Amputee Mobility Clinic. Recreation Center membership is required.
Category: Accessible, Fitness

Tuesday, December 16, 2014


Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


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

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