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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 21, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Dec20

Astronomy

at North Side of the Great Lawn (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Dec21

Art in the Garden: The Evolution of an Artist

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Art in the Garden: The Evolution of an Artist Tuesday, September 30 through Sunday, January 17, in the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery Fee: Free with…
Category: Art

Dec21

Youth Wheelchair Basketball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Dec21

Winter Wonderland Hike (vigorous)

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
On the shortest day of the year, join us for one of our longest hikes as we explore Central Park from top to bottom.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec21

Fields of Inquiry: Photographs by Yola Monakhov Stockton

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The show features work from two series Field Guide to Bird Songs and Empire Picture of the Hudson. Stockton's work provides commentary on the photographic process…
Category: Art

Dec21

Historic New York: Monuments of Prospect Park

at Grand Army Plaza Arch (in Grand Army Plaza), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
The Historic New York Programs focus on the history of New York during the pre- and post-Colonial period.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Dec21

Animal Tracks

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Rangers will teach you the basics about wildlife tracking. By the end you will be skilled in recognizing differences between raccoon and common housecat tracks.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec21

Riding the Waves Exhibit

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Open House New York
Free!

Dec21

The Science behind the Solstice

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn myths and legends surrounding the season’s shortest day, as well as the science behind the shorter days and the snow to come.
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Dec21

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

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