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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 11, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Dec18

Concepts and Construction of Sub-Irrigated Planters

at GrowNYC Conference Room, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Sub-Irrigated Planters (SIPs) are a very practical way to plant with many benefits, especially if you have limited green space or water access! Join us to learn about different…
Category: Nature
Free!

Dec18

Brooklyn Heights Tree Lighting

at Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.
Join the Brooklyn Heights Garden Club and members of the community for the 63rd annual tree lighting.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec18

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 19, 2013

Dec19

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!

Dec19

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.
For a breath of fresh air, take your workouts outdoors. Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Dec19

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

Dec19

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!

Dec19

Volunteer: Invasive Vine Removals at Riverdale Park

at Riverdale Park at Railroad Terrace, Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Riverdale Park to help remove invasive exotic vegetation from the forest.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec19

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
Dec19

Stretching, Toning, and Relaxation at the Poe Visitor Center

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The relaxation technique, somewhat like yoga, makes you feel as though you are floating on water.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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