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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 November 30, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Dec 5

Santa Claus’ Pajama Story Time

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Hear the traditional story 'Twas the Night Before Christmas followed by a visit from Santa Claus!
Category: Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town

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Sunday, December 6, 2015

Dec 6

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

Dec 6

Early Morning Bird Walk: Twelve Birds of Winter

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Not everyone flies south for the winter. Spot Prospect Park’s most common winter birds during their busiest time of day.
Category: Birding, Tours

Dec 6

Hatha Yoga

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice. Classes are led by Yoga for Blissdirector Neem Dewji,…
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Dec 6

Touch Tour for the Blind and Visually Impaired

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Using sample fabrics and materials, Morris-Jumel’s team of educators will lead a special touch tour of the Mansion designed for children and adults who are blind or visually impaired.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Kids, Tours

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Dec 6

Family Art Project: Peeking into the Season

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
As winter creeps in, we’ll create small, flip-open, paper dioramas—holiday cards or calendars with secret, hide-away rooms for the season. Then join visiting…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids

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Dec 6

Christmas in the Colonies

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy Van Cortlandt House decked out in its holiday finery for Saint Nicholas Day, New Year’s Day, and Twelfth Night.
Category: Winter Holidays

Dec 6

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
See enchanting model trains zip through a display of 150 landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays

Dec 6

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

at Maine Monument (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The Columbus Circle Holiday Market is the perfect place to enjoy bites from some of the city's finest, shop for holiday gifts, and soak in the splendor of winter in New York.
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays

Dec 6

Nature Exploration Hike: John Muir Trail (Vigorous)

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City, exploring the nature found in our urban forests. This is an advanced intensity level hike.
Category: Nature, Hiking

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