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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 9, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Dec19

Poe Park Holiday Tree Lighting

at Kingsbridge Road & East 192nd Street (in Poe Park), Bronx

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Ravens, Friends of Poe Park, Fordham Bedford Housing Corporation and Poe Park Center will host a holiday tree lighting event.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec19

CANCELLED: Brooklyn Movie Night: A Christmas Story

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Watch classic holiday films as part of Brooklyn Movie Nights, happening in recreation centers in Brooklyn through November and December.
Category: Film, Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec19

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

Friday, December 20, 2013

Dec20

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!

Dec20

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

Dec20

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!

Dec20

Greenbelt Blood Drive

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

8:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
There is a great need for volunteers to donate blood. So why don't you give us a few minutes of your time and support our Super Community Blood Drive. For…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Dec20

Wreath Interpretations

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 31st annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 46 fine artists, horticulturalists, designers,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec20

Close: A Journey in Scotland at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
A look at Scottish landscape design and land art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

Dec20

Holiday Train Show at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Within the enchanting setting of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, large-scale model travel over bridges and past replicas of New York landmarks made of plant parts.
Category: Nature, Art, Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids

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