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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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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Dec 5

Blooming Naturalist

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Are you a blooming naturalist? Find out at the Audubon Center by making your own nature journal and learning how to use binoculars and field guides.
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 5

Nature on the Go!

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A guided tour will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can be active and learn about nature that is all around us!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 5

Animal Encounter

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join one of our trained staff in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 5

2013 Jackson Square Holiday Celebration and Fundraising Party

at Jackson Square, Manhattan

4:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join the Jackson Square Alliance for the holiday tree lighting ceremony, followed by a fundraising party at 6:30 p.m.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 5

Westchester Square Tree Lighting

at Owen F. Dolen Park, Bronx

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
There will be hot chocolate, cookies, music and treats for the first 50 kids.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 5

Holiday Lighting in Central Park

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

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Celebrate the season at our 17th annual Holiday Lighting in northern Central Park. Watch the live carving of holiday ice sculptures carving by Okamoto Studio, sing carols on…
Category: Concerts, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 5

Brooklyn Movie Night: A Christmas Story

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), 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!

Best For
Kids
Dec 5

Rockaway Beach Conceptual Plan Public Meeting

at Rockaway Beach & Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location, Knights of Columbus, Queens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Rockaway Beach Community Plan Public Meeting will build on previous community input to further develop and refine recommendations and priorities for the Rockaway conceptual plan.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 5

Annual Holiday Celebration of Lights

at 18 Mount Morris Park West (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance's tree lighting and holiday celebration.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

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