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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

The Great Randall's Island Treasure Hunt

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Randall's Island Park Alliance for the Great Randall's Island Treasure Hunt and explore the Park in search of exciting hidden treasure and prizes!
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Winter Hike at Freshkills Park

at Eltingville Transit Center (in Freshkills Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Feeling cooped up? Come stretch your legs as we explore the winter wonders of Freshkills Park. Learn about how what was once the world’s largest landfill is becoming a park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 7

Wreath-Making Workshops

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make a beautiful evergreen wreath at our enjoyable workshops.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays

Dec 7

Artist Talk and Gallery Tour with Melissa Cacciola

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn more about tintype photography from artist Melissa Cacciola.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Dec 7

Belmont Little Italy Tree Lighting Ceremony

at Ciccarone Park, Bronx

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the holidays with Santa.There will be caroling, cookies, hot chocolate and more.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

9th Annual Tree Lighting in Sunset Park

at Flagpole at 41st Street & 6th Avenue (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn

4:15 p.m.
Join the Friends of Sunset Park and members of the community for the lighting of the holiday tree in celebration of the season. There will be caroling and hot chocolate.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 7

Santa Claus Pajama Story Time

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This kids' event will feature a reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas," hot cocoa, and the jolly guy. Reservations suggested.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Explore the Night Sky

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Learn about the effects of light pollution, and discover the best places in NYC for amazing views of the sky.
Category: Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Woodside Holiday Lighting

at Sohncke Triangle (in Sohncke Square), Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer and Woodside on the Move present the Woodside Holiday Lighting. Hot beverages provided by Donovan's Pub.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

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