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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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Friday, December 6, 2013

Dec 6

Christmas Tree Lighting

at Carroll Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Carroll Park and the Court Street Merchants Association for the lighting of the park's Christmas Tree in celebration of the holiday season.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Holiday Lights in Tappen Park

at Tappen Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
John Catsimatidis will officially turn on the holiday lights in the park.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 6

Conference House Grand Illumination Holiday Celebration

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

7:00 p.m.
A gift to the Staten Island Community! Please join us in singing Christmas carols while the windows of the house are lit with candles. Come for free hot cider, cookies and a special…
Category: History, Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

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

Dec 6

Brooklyn Movie Night: A Christmas Story

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.9:30 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

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Dec 7

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 7

Coffee Bark

at Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Bring your pups to Prospect Park for treats and great company.
Category: Dogs
Free!

Dec 7

Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Bird Walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts or the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Dec 7

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

Dec 7

Trails Festival: An Ultra-Running Event and Volunteer Opportunity

at Henry Kaufman Camp Grounds, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.
This is a great trail run for all abilities. There will be a 10K, 25K, and for the hearty, a 50K course – all in the beautiful Staten Island Greenbelt. The trails are tight and…
Category: Fitness, Sports, Volunteer

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