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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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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Dec18

The Wild Garden Exhibit

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Use this hands-on exhibit to illuminate the history, ecology, and management of the woodlands, and learn why these landscapes are so essential to the purpose of Central Park.
Category: History
Free!

Dec18

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

at Columbus Circle (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a hot meal or snack, shop for holiday gifts, and spend time with friends and family in one of the most stunning locations in New York City.
Category: Kids, Markets, Food, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec18

Union Square Holiday Market

at Union Square (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Markets, Food, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec18

Bryant Park Holiday Market

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Featuring more than 125 boutique-style shops in the park's tree-lined allées, the Holiday Shops complete the park's transformation into a winter wonderland. From…
Category: Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec18

A Storybook Christmas at Bartow-Pell

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Delight in Christmas trees throughout the mansion decorated by artists and designers inspired by contemporary children’s Christmas storybooks. On view during public hours.
Category: Art, History, Winter Holidays

Dec18

Shape Up NYC: F.I.S.T.

at Mcdonald Playground (in McDonald Playground), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Come to McDonald Playground for this free fitness interval & strength training class. Shaping up has never been this easy!
Category: Fitness
Free!

Dec18

Central Park Tour: Views From the Past

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the Park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality. The route involves a few stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Dec18

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts using multiple mediums
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
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!

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