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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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from October 13, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, December 12, 2015


Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours


Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art


Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History


Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

at West 125 Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for our holiday tree lighting party with live music, decoration making, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Waterfront, Seniors, Holiday Lightings

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Astronomy: The Geminids Meteor Shower

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The shower produces up to 120 multi-colored meteors per hour at its peak! All equipment provided.
Category: Astronomy

Must See

Sunday, December 13, 2015


New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life at Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Alice Austen's beloved home, Clear Comfort, was her muse and her window onto the world at the entrance to the New York Harbor. The vantage point from Clear Comfort is…



at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments. It is played by two teams of three using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports


Youth Wheelchair Basketballl

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The NY Rolling Fury are looking for kids, teens, and young adults with physical disabilities who are ages 6-21, to learn how to play wheelchair basketball.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports


Special Walking Tour: 19th Century Landmark Treasures of Noho

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
On this one-hour walking tour of the Noho Historic District, promenaders will see 11 buildings designated as individual New York City landmarks.
Category: History, Tours

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