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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 13, 2014

Dec13

CANCELLED: It's My Park Day at Carl Schurz Park

at East 86th Street and East End Avenue (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On It's My Park day come visit Carl Schurz Park and consider the advocacy endeavors in this unique NYC Park. Volunteers are needed to help maintain garden beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec13

Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting for Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance, while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Dec13

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids
Dec13

Volunteer Gardening at Stuyvesant Square

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Meet fellow New Yorkers while chatting and beautifying our neighborhood park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Dec13

Family Art Project: Colorful Candles and Winter Berries

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Take a simple candlestick and, using colorful clay-like wax, mix and mold an inventive image of nature onto your candle. Add berries and boughs to decorate a candle holder and create a…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec13

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this hour-long class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC…
Category: Fitness

Dec13

GreenThumb Garden Registration & License Renewal

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
All GreenThumb gardens under the jurisdiction of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation hold licenses that are set to expire on December 31, 2014. This registration…
Free!

Dec13

Get Active Hiking

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Wear appropriate shoes and bring plenty of water and a snack on this hike with the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park
Category: Nature, Fitness
Free!

Dec13

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

at Columbus Circle (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for the holidays! Grab some hot chocolate and try an array of cuisine from Turkish to Mexican.
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec13

Four Squares Walk

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Be our guest as we stroll through Madison Square Park, Union Square Park, Washington Square Park, and finally Tompkins Square Park.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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