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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 12, 2015


Family Holiday Craft Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a family craft workshop in which participants create pieces inspired from natural objects.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids

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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


Arts, Culture & Fun: Preview Screening of Autism in Love

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Presented by Indie Lens Pop Up. A sneak peak preview screening of Autism in Love which premieres on PBS January 11th. Four adults at different places on the autism spectrum open up…
Category: Accessible, Education, Film, Talks, Seniors


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


MJM Annual Holiday Concert

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Baroque and guests will perform chamber and vocal music perfectly suited to the season; and a merry reception featuring food and drink will follow.
Category: Concerts, Winter Holidays


Inwood Owl Prowl

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Bring the whole family and find out as you roam the winter woods in search of owls with expert naturalist Mike Feller.
Category: Birding, Nature

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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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Grand Army Plaza Menorah Lighting in Manhattan

at Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Gather around the 32-foot-tall menorah to celebrate Chanukah, the annual Jewish Festival of Lights.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings


Astronomy: New Moon

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
With no moonlight to interfere, this is the best time of the month to observe faint objects such as galaxies and star clusters.
Category: Kids, Astronomy

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