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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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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

Dec 7

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!

Dec 7

Cleaning Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come out and lend a hand to help us rake, weed and do various gardening chores at Westerleigh Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Dec 7

Cutting Back Invasive Grasses in Seton Falls Park

at Pratt Avenue and Marolla Place (in Seton Falls Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers at Seton Falls Park to help remove invasive exotic vegetation from the wetland.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Dec 7

Wreath-Making Workshops

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Make a beautiful evergreen wreath at our enjoyable workshops.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays

Dec 7

Seven Wonders Hike at Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Park Station: Last Stop of #1 Train (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.
Hike and see the sights with the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Nature
Free!

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