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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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Sunday, December 7, 2014

Dec 7


at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices. Each session includes instruction in simple…
Category: Fitness

Dec 7

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Walk from the Dairy to Belvedere Castle and see how the park's interwoven landscapes began as a series of images envisioned by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.
Category: History, Tours

Dec 7

Colonial Christmas

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

12:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Enjoy free hot apple cider and cookies, and a grand candle-lighting illumination.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Festivals, History, Kids, Markets, Tours, Food, Winter Holidays, Waterfront, Seniors, Holiday Lightings

Best For
Dec 7

Winter Solstice Celebration and Tree Lighting

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy live musical performances, arts and crafts, photos with Santa, sales in our Holiday Marketplace, and a tree lighting ceremony.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town

Must See
Dec 7

Fall Foliage Hike: Trees of McGolrick Park

at Driggs Avenue and N Henry Street (in Msgr. McGolrick Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to some amazing trees found in New York City.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage

Dec 7

27th Annual Holiday Historic House Tour

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Seven historic sites in Queens invite you to celebrate the holiday season and learn about these NYC Landmark houses and their unique histories.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Winter Holidays, Seniors

Must See
Dec 7

Conference House Tours

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

Dec 7

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

Dec 7

Wildlife Workshop with Bobby Horvath

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Get to know your New York City wildlife! Join us for a two hour program with wildlife rehabilitators, Bobby Horvath and Cathy St. Pierre to meet some of the wildlife and learn about…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Talks

Best For
Dec 7

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the Park's largest woodland area, a landscape designed to offer a forest retreat right in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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