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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 4, 2013

Dec 4

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!

Dec 4

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!

Dec 4

DigitalWork NYC Open House

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Stand out when you're applying for jobs through this free certification program.
Category: Education
Free!

Dec 4

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
Dec 4

Exhibition Opening: Wreath Interpretations

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 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: Art, Winter Holidays
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 4

Annual Menorah Lighting

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the lighting of Brooklyn's largest menorah! Enjoy hot latkes and live music, each night. Special gifts are distributed to every child.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 4

Shore Road Park Christmas Tree Lighting

at 90th Street and Shore Road (in Shore Park and Parkway), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.
Bring your cameras for photo ops with Santa! Santa always stops by to visit with the children and hand out gifts. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 4

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

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Dec 5

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!

Dec 5

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

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