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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 20, 2014

Dec20

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Fresh produce and so much more, all year long! See what farm fresh is all about.
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Dec20

2nd Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Through paintings, photography, sculpture and various other mediums, fourteen established and emerging artists express their interpretation of winter, wonder and whimsy.
Category: Art
Free!

Dec20

Saturday Volunteering: Forest Restoration

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help restore our Forever Wild Preserve by clearing invasive weeds and planting native species.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Dec20

Family Art Project: Snow-Globe Gift Boxes

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Choose from live evergreen boughs and their wonderful scents and textures to create a winter wonderland snow-globe box. Add inhabitants and decorate it with shiny foil, snowy shapes…
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Dec20

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!

Dec20

ESL Class

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Spanish speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on…
Category: Education
Free!

Dec20

Union Square Holiday Market

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for holiday gifts and stock up on your favorite treats in Union Square Park.
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec20

Bryant Park Holiday Shops

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.
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec20

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the Park's largest woodland area, a landscape designed to offer a forest retreat right in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Dec20

North Pole Stroll

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
At this community event, you can experience the wintery North Pole, take pictures together and receive gifts & prizes!
Category: Festivals, Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

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