NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:58:45 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Girls Fitness & Fun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/22/shape-up-nyc-girls-fitness-fun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/22/shape-up-nyc-girls-fitness-fun Date: November 22, 2013

In partnership with the NYC Girls Project, Shape Up NYC is offering free fitness classes for girls ages 6-13.

Girls Fitness & Fun is a 45-minute workout that focuses on building strong, healthy bodies through fitness games and Pilates stretches.

A free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3304

Location: Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

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M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2013-11-22 2013-11-22 4:30 pm 5:15 pm 40.7107, -73.9967 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:26 EST
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Movie Night: Escape to Witch Mountain]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/22/brooklyn-movie-night-escape-to-witch-mountain http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/22/brooklyn-movie-night-escape-to-witch-mountain Date: November 22, 2013

Follow the exploits of siblings Tony and Tia in this showing of classic film Escape to Witch Mountain! Part of Brooklyn Movie Nights, happening in recreation centers throughout the borough in November and December.

Free popcorn and juice! This event is open to the public.

Rated G.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 622-2082

Location: Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park)

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B088 Herbert Von King Park 2013-11-22 2013-11-22 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.6899, -73.9467 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:54 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/23/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/23/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 23, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-23 2013-11-23 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Reopening of Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center/Kids and Adult Fitness Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/23/reopening-of-williamsbridge-oval-recreation-centerkids-and-adult-fitness-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/23/reopening-of-williamsbridge-oval-recreation-centerkids-and-adult-fitness-festival Date: November 23, 2013

Good news, Bronx! Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center will reopen on Saturday!

It looks better than ever, and there will be special events to celebrate.

Head over to the Kids and Adult Fitness Festival from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. for free sports clinics, fitness classes, carnival games, and arts and crafts!

The ribbon cutting will take place at 11:00 a.m.

The new Williamsbridge Oval has a brand new cardio and strength room, computer resource center, spin room, games room, locker rooms and wifi. Experience vibrant fitness classes and exciting programs for all ages!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2013-11-23 2013-11-23 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.8769, -73.8765 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:09 EST
<![CDATA[Introduction to Bird Watching]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/23/introduction-to-bird-watching http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/23/introduction-to-bird-watching Date: November 23, 2013

Look, up in the sky, it's a bird! But what kind? Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Led by the Brooklyn Brid Club.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-11-23 2013-11-23 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/528136ab90698.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:11 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/24/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/24/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 24, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-24 2013-11-24 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Plant bulbs with Bushwick Eco Action Network and Brooklyn Botanic Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/24/dig-daffodils-in-bushwick-help-plant-at-maria-hernandez-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/24/dig-daffodils-in-bushwick-help-plant-at-maria-hernandez-park Date: November 24, 2013

Join the Friends of Maria Hernandez Park, Bushwick Eco Action Network, and Brooklyn Botanic Garden to plant daffodils and other bulbs in the tree beds surrounding the park.

Gloves, tools, and bulbs will be provided by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

Free refreshments provided. Fun for all ages!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Starr Street Entrance (in Maria Hernandez Park)

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B016 Maria Hernandez Park 2013-11-24 2013-11-24 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7043, -73.9239 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:12 EST
<![CDATA[Turkey and Waterfowl Viewing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/24/turkey-and-waterfowl-viewing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/24/turkey-and-waterfowl-viewing Date: November 24, 2013

Scores of wild turkeys roam freely around Staten Island's Midland Beach.

Spend an afternoon with the Rangers learning all about this unique New York City site. Later, learn how to identify migrating waterfowl using binoculars and field guides.

To register, please visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, November 13.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Midland Avenue and Father Capodanno Boulevard (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)

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R046 Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach 2013-11-24 2013-11-24 1:00 pm 40.5706, -74.0902 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:25 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/25/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/25/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 25, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-25 2013-11-25 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/26/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/26/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 26, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-26 2013-11-26 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/27/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/27/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 27, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-27 2013-11-27 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/27/paper-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/27/paper-arts-crafts Date: November 27, 2013

Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts using multiple mediums.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2013-11-27 2013-11-27 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:56 EST
<![CDATA[Annual Menorah Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/27/annual-menorah-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/27/annual-menorah-lighting Date: November 27, 2013

Celebrate the lighting of Brooklyn's largest menorah!

Join Rabbi Shimon Hecht, community leaders, philanthropists and special guests, in lighting the 32-foot-tall menorah, which has been towering over Grand Army Plaza since 1985.

Enjoy hot latkes and live music each night. Special gifts are distributed to every child.

Lighting schedule

1st Night of Chanukah, Wednesday, November 27 at 6:00 pm

2nd Night of Chanukah, Thursday, November 28 at 6:00 pm

3rd Night Of Chanukah, Friday, November 29 at 3:30 pm

4th Night Of Chanukah, Saturday, November 30 at 7:00 pm

5th Night Of Chanukah, Sunday, December 1 at 6:00 pm

6th Night Of Chanukah, Monday, December 2, at 6:00 pm

7th Night Of Chanukah, Tuesday, December 3 at 3:30 pm

8th Night Of Chanukah, Wednesday, December 4 at 6:00 pm

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2013-11-27 2013-11-27 6:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/28/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/28/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 28, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-28 2013-11-28 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Annual Menorah Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/28/annual-menorah-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/28/annual-menorah-lighting Date: November 28, 2013

Celebrate the lighting of Brooklyn's largest menorah!

Join Rabbi Shimon Hecht, community leaders, philanthropists and special guests, in lighting the 32-foot-tall menorah, which has been towering over Grand Army Plaza since 1985.

Enjoy hot latkes and live music each night. Special gifts are distributed to every child.

Lighting schedule

1st Night of Chanukah, Wednesday, November 27 at 6:00 pm

2nd Night of Chanukah, Thursday, November 28 at 6:00 pm

3rd Night Of Chanukah, Friday, November 29 at 3:30 pm

4th Night Of Chanukah, Saturday, November 30 at 7:00 pm

5th Night Of Chanukah, Sunday, December 1 at 6:00 pm

6th Night Of Chanukah, Monday, December 2, at 6:00 pm

7th Night Of Chanukah, Tuesday, December 3 at 3:30 pm

8th Night Of Chanukah, Wednesday, December 4 at 6:00 pm

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2013-11-28 2013-11-28 6:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 29, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-29 2013-11-29 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/seasonal-crafts Date: November 29, 2013

Participants of all ages will engage in creating crafts for the seasons.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2013-11-29 2013-11-29 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:14 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Girls Fitness & Fun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/shape-up-nyc-girls-fitness-fun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/shape-up-nyc-girls-fitness-fun Date: November 29, 2013

In partnership with the NYC Girls Project, Shape Up NYC is offering free fitness classes for girls ages 6-13.

Girls Fitness & Fun is a 45-minute workout that focuses on building strong, healthy bodies through fitness games and Pilates stretches.

A free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3304

Location: Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

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M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2013-11-29 2013-11-29 4:30 pm 5:15 pm 40.7107, -73.9967 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:26 EST
<![CDATA[Annual Menorah Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/annual-menorah-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/annual-menorah-lighting Date: November 29, 2013

Celebrate the lighting of Brooklyn's largest menorah!

Join Rabbi Shimon Hecht, community leaders, philanthropists and special guests, in lighting the 32-foot-tall menorah, which has been towering over Grand Army Plaza since 1985.

Enjoy hot latkes and live music each night. Special gifts are distributed to every child.

Lighting schedule

1st Night of Chanukah, Wednesday, November 27 at 6:00 pm

2nd Night of Chanukah, Thursday, November 28 at 6:00 pm

3rd Night Of Chanukah, Friday, November 29 at 3:30 pm

4th Night Of Chanukah, Saturday, November 30 at 7:00 pm

5th Night Of Chanukah, Sunday, December 1 at 6:00 pm

6th Night Of Chanukah, Monday, December 2, at 6:00 pm

7th Night Of Chanukah, Tuesday, December 3 at 3:30 pm

8th Night Of Chanukah, Wednesday, December 4 at 6:00 pm

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2013-11-29 2013-11-29 6:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Movie Night: Rocky]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/brooklyn-movie-night-rocky http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/29/brooklyn-movie-night-rocky Date: November 29, 2013

Watch a small-time boxer take on a heavy-weight champion in the movie Rocky. Part of Brooklyn Movie Nights, Rocky is one of many classics playing in recreation centers throughout the borough in November and December.

Open to members and non-members.

Rated PG.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 722-3211

Location: Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area)

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B126 Red Hook Recreation Area 2013-11-29 2013-11-29 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.6724, -74.004 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:54 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/30/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/30/union-square-holiday-market Date: November 30, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-11-30 2013-11-30 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Introduction to Bird Watching]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/30/introduction-to-bird-watching http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/30/introduction-to-bird-watching Date: November 30, 2013

Look, up in the sky, it's a bird! But what kind? Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Led by the Brooklyn Brid Club.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-11-30 2013-11-30 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/528136ab90698.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:11 EST
<![CDATA[Annual Menorah Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/30/annual-menorah-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/11/30/annual-menorah-lighting Date: November 30, 2013

Celebrate the lighting of Brooklyn's largest menorah!

Join Rabbi Shimon Hecht, community leaders, philanthropists and special guests, in lighting the 32-foot-tall menorah, which has been towering over Grand Army Plaza since 1985.

Enjoy hot latkes and live music each night. Special gifts are distributed to every child.

Lighting schedule

1st Night of Chanukah, Wednesday, November 27 at 6:00 pm

2nd Night of Chanukah, Thursday, November 28 at 6:00 pm

3rd Night Of Chanukah, Friday, November 29 at 3:30 pm

4th Night Of Chanukah, Saturday, November 30 at 7:00 pm

5th Night Of Chanukah, Sunday, December 1 at 6:00 pm

6th Night Of Chanukah, Monday, December 2, at 6:00 pm

7th Night Of Chanukah, Tuesday, December 3 at 3:30 pm

8th Night Of Chanukah, Wednesday, December 4 at 6:00 pm

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2013-11-30 2013-11-30 6:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/01/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/01/union-square-holiday-market Date: December 1, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-12-01 2013-12-01 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Annual Menorah Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/01/annual-menorah-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/01/annual-menorah-lighting Date: December 1, 2013

Celebrate the lighting of Brooklyn's largest menorah!

Join Rabbi Shimon Hecht, community leaders, philanthropists and special guests, in lighting the 32-foot-tall menorah, which has been towering over Grand Army Plaza since 1985.

Enjoy hot latkes and live music each night. Special gifts are distributed to every child.

Lighting schedule

1st Night of Chanukah, Wednesday, November 27 at 6:00 pm

2nd Night of Chanukah, Thursday, November 28 at 6:00 pm

3rd Night Of Chanukah, Friday, November 29 at 3:30 pm

4th Night Of Chanukah, Saturday, November 30 at 7:00 pm

5th Night Of Chanukah, Sunday, December 1 at 6:00 pm

6th Night Of Chanukah, Monday, December 2, at 6:00 pm

7th Night Of Chanukah, Tuesday, December 3 at 3:30 pm

8th Night Of Chanukah, Wednesday, December 4 at 6:00 pm

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2013-12-01 2013-12-01 6:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/02/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/02/union-square-holiday-market Date: December 2, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-12-02 2013-12-02 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/02/winters-eve-at-lincoln-square http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/02/winters-eve-at-lincoln-square Date: December 2, 2013

Join Tony Award-winning, Broadway legend Brian Stokes Mitchell, Rosie’s Theater Kids, Frank London’s Klezmer Brass All-Stars and WABC-TV’s Sade Baderinwa as we welcome the holiday season and light up the Upper West Side with an evening of music, food, dancing and fun for everyone.

There will be over 20 live, free performances featuring Frank London’s Klezmer Brass All-stars, Brianna Thomas’ Jazz Quartet, world renowned DJ David Chang at the Winter’s Eve TD Bank Dance Party, GRAMMY nominated Brooklyn-based children’s band The Pop Ups at Kids’ Central, and Big Apple Circus, Kate Davis presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center and Ice Sculpting at Time Warner Center, and that’s not all!

Lincoln Square’s sidewalks and public spaces will come alive with music, performers, processional groups, jugglers, stilt-walkers and more, making for a festive fun-filled evening along the streets of this dynamic Upper West Side neighborhood.

Over 30 of Lincoln Square’s finest restaurants and eateries will offer food tastings at nominal cost ($1-$4) at three separate outdoor locations from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Dante Park

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M020 Dante Park 2013-12-02 2013-12-02 5:30 pm 9:00 pm 40.7718, -73.9826 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:53 EST
<![CDATA[Annual Christmas Tree Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/02/annual-christmas-tree-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/02/annual-christmas-tree-lighting Date: December 2, 2013

Join Council Member Ruben Wills and The Baisley Pond Park Coalition for the park's annual Christmas tree lighting.

Enjoy caroling, music and refreshments.

Bring the family!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 659-8202

Location: Baisley Pond Park

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Q005 Baisley Pond Park 2013-12-02 2013-12-02 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6779, -73.7857 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Annual Menorah Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/02/annual-menorah-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/02/annual-menorah-lighting Date: December 2, 2013

Celebrate the lighting of Brooklyn's largest menorah!

Join Rabbi Shimon Hecht, community leaders, philanthropists and special guests, in lighting the 32-foot-tall menorah, which has been towering over Grand Army Plaza since 1985.

Enjoy hot latkes and live music each night. Special gifts are distributed to every child.

Lighting schedule

1st Night of Chanukah, Wednesday, November 27 at 6:00 pm

2nd Night of Chanukah, Thursday, November 28 at 6:00 pm

3rd Night Of Chanukah, Friday, November 29 at 3:30 pm

4th Night Of Chanukah, Saturday, November 30 at 7:00 pm

5th Night Of Chanukah, Sunday, December 1 at 6:00 pm

6th Night Of Chanukah, Monday, December 2, at 6:00 pm

7th Night Of Chanukah, Tuesday, December 3 at 3:30 pm

8th Night Of Chanukah, Wednesday, December 4 at 6:00 pm

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2013-12-02 2013-12-02 6:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Tree Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/02/tree-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/02/tree-lighting Date: December 2, 2013

Join the Shore Road Parks Conservancy and the Owl's Head Park Horticulture Group for the lighting of the Owl's Head Park tree.

There will be music and giveaways for the entire family, plus a chance to visit with Santa.

Feel free to bring an ornament for the tree. Sing-along with the Guild for Exceptional Children Choir.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Owl's Head Park

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B066 Owl's Head Park 2013-12-02 2013-12-02 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.6401, -74.0324 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:24 EST
<![CDATA[Columbus Circle Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/03/columbus-circle-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/03/columbus-circle-holiday-market Date: December 3, 2013

Enjoy a hot meal or snack, shop for holiday gifts, and spend time with friends and family in one of the most stunning locations in New York City.

Situated near the southwest entrance of beautiful Central Park, the market boasts more than 100 small New York businesses, from fine art to children's apparel and toys, to gorgeous handmade jewelry, artisanal jam and holiday ornaments. Notable shopping vendors include Brooklyn Charm, Mr. Ellie Pooh, Pamela Barsky and Saskia de Vries.

Induldge in hearty dishes from Charlito's Cocina, Two Tablespoons, Bar Suzette, Hong Kong Street Cart, Seoul Lee Korean BBQ, and many more.

UrbanSpace will set up several picnic tables adjacent to Central Park for busy shoppers to enjoy their warm snacks and drinks in style.

Please note: On Sundays, Columbus Circle Holiday Market opens later at 11:00 p.m. and closes earlier at 7:00 p.m. The market will close at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Columbus Circle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-12-03 2013-12-03 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.768, -73.9819 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:05 EST
<![CDATA[Columbus Circle Holiday Market Reopens]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/03/columbus-circle-holiday-market-reopens http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/03/columbus-circle-holiday-market-reopens Date: December 3, 2013

Union Square's sister market is back!

Enjoy a hot meal or snack, shop for holiday gifts, and spend time with friends and family in one of the most stunning locations in New York City.

Situated near the southwest entrance of beautiful Central Park, the market boasts more than 100 small New York businesses, from fine art to children's apparel and toys, to gorgeous handmade jewelry, artisanal jam and holiday ornaments. Notable shopping vendors include Brooklyn Charm, Mr. Ellie Pooh, Pamela Barsky and Saskia de Vries.

Induldge in hearty dishes from Charlito's Cocina, Two Tablespoons, Bar Suzette, Hong Kong Street Cart, Seoul Lee Korean BBQ, and many more.

UrbanSpace will set up several picnic tables adjacent to Central Park for busy shoppers to enjoy their warm snacks and drinks in style.

The Columbus Circle Holiday Market will open from Tuesday, December 3rd until Tuesday, December 24th; market hours are 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market will close at 4:00 p.m. on December 24th.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Columbus Circle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-12-03 2013-12-03 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.768, -73.9819 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:06 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/03/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/03/union-square-holiday-market Date: December 3, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-12-03 2013-12-03 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[7th Annual Community Chanukah Celebration: Bright Lights Big Menorah]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/03/7th-annual-community-chanukah-celebration-bright-lights-big-menorah http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/03/7th-annual-community-chanukah-celebration-bright-lights-big-menorah Date: December 3, 2013

Join the Chabad at Beekman-Sutton and The Sutton Area Community Association for the lighting of the Sutton Place Menorah.

Enjoy latkes, doughnuts, music and dancing, as well as a performance by Chabad Kids Choir.

There will be arts and crafts, face painting and more for kids.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 758-3770

Location: Sutton Place and East 57th Street (in Sutton Place Park)

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M108R Sutton Place Park 2013-12-03 2013-12-03 4:00 pm 40.7554, -73.962 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:13 EST
<![CDATA[Bryant Park: The Tree Lighting Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/03/bryant-park-the-tree-lighting-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/03/bryant-park-the-tree-lighting-show Date: December 3, 2013

It's the most wonderful time of the year!

Join us for the 8th annual Tree Lighting Show at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park, hosted by 106.7 Lite FM's Bob Bronson and Christine Nagy.

There will be musical performances by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, the Young People's Chorus of New York, the Loston Harris Trio, and Carly Rose Sonenclar. There will be skating performances by Johnny Weir, Sasha Cohen, and The Haydenettes. Mariano Rivera will make a special appearance.

The park's 50-foot Norway Spruce will be decorated in over 30,000 white and red LED lights and 3,500 starbursts, balls, snowflakes, and icicle ornaments in wintry silver, pearly white, and iridescent red and blue.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: The Rink at Winter Village (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2013-12-03 2013-12-03 6:00 pm 40.7535, -73.9833 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:29 EST
<![CDATA[Annual Menorah Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/03/annual-menorah-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/03/annual-menorah-lighting Date: December 3, 2013

Celebrate the lighting of Brooklyn's largest menorah!

Join Rabbi Shimon Hecht, community leaders, philanthropists and special guests, in lighting the 32-foot-tall menorah, which has been towering over Grand Army Plaza since 1985.

Enjoy hot latkes and live music each night. Special gifts are distributed to every child.

Lighting schedule

1st Night of Chanukah, Wednesday, November 27 at 6:00 pm

2nd Night of Chanukah, Thursday, November 28 at 6:00 pm

3rd Night Of Chanukah, Friday, November 29 at 3:30 pm

4th Night Of Chanukah, Saturday, November 30 at 7:00 pm

5th Night Of Chanukah, Sunday, December 1 at 6:00 pm

6th Night Of Chanukah, Monday, December 2, at 6:00 pm

7th Night Of Chanukah, Tuesday, December 3 at 3:30 pm

8th Night Of Chanukah, Wednesday, December 4 at 6:00 pm

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2013-12-03 2013-12-03 6:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Columbus Circle Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/04/columbus-circle-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/04/columbus-circle-holiday-market Date: December 4, 2013

Enjoy a hot meal or snack, shop for holiday gifts, and spend time with friends and family in one of the most stunning locations in New York City.

Situated near the southwest entrance of beautiful Central Park, the market boasts more than 100 small New York businesses, from fine art to children's apparel and toys, to gorgeous handmade jewelry, artisanal jam and holiday ornaments. Notable shopping vendors include Brooklyn Charm, Mr. Ellie Pooh, Pamela Barsky and Saskia de Vries.

Induldge in hearty dishes from Charlito's Cocina, Two Tablespoons, Bar Suzette, Hong Kong Street Cart, Seoul Lee Korean BBQ, and many more.

UrbanSpace will set up several picnic tables adjacent to Central Park for busy shoppers to enjoy their warm snacks and drinks in style.

Please note: On Sundays, Columbus Circle Holiday Market opens later at 11:00 p.m. and closes earlier at 7:00 p.m. The market will close at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Columbus Circle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-12-04 2013-12-04 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.768, -73.9819 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:05 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/04/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/04/union-square-holiday-market Date: December 4, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-12-04 2013-12-04 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/04/paper-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/04/paper-arts-crafts Date: December 4, 2013

Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts using multiple mediums.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2013-12-04 2013-12-04 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:56 EST
<![CDATA[Annual Menorah Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/04/annual-menorah-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/04/annual-menorah-lighting Date: December 4, 2013

Celebrate the lighting of Brooklyn's largest menorah!

Join Rabbi Shimon Hecht, community leaders, philanthropists and special guests, in lighting the 32-foot-tall menorah, which has been towering over Grand Army Plaza since 1985.

Enjoy hot latkes and live music each night. Special gifts are distributed to every child.

Lighting schedule

1st Night of Chanukah, Wednesday, November 27 at 6:00 pm

2nd Night of Chanukah, Thursday, November 28 at 6:00 pm

3rd Night Of Chanukah, Friday, November 29 at 3:30 pm

4th Night Of Chanukah, Saturday, November 30 at 7:00 pm

5th Night Of Chanukah, Sunday, December 1 at 6:00 pm

6th Night Of Chanukah, Monday, December 2, at 6:00 pm

7th Night Of Chanukah, Tuesday, December 3 at 3:30 pm

8th Night Of Chanukah, Wednesday, December 4 at 6:00 pm

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Grand Army Plaza

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B040 Grand Army Plaza 2013-12-04 2013-12-04 6:00 pm 40.6735, -73.9701 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Shore Road Park Christmas Tree Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/04/shore-road-park-christmas-tree-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/04/shore-road-park-christmas-tree-lighting Date: December 4, 2013

Celebrate the holiday season at Shore Road Park Conservancy's annual tree lighting.

Enjoy musical selections by Mary Carmosino, Xaverian High School Chorus and Pep Band, and the chorus and guitarists from The Guild for Exceptional Children.

Bring your cameras for photo ops with Santa! Santa always stops by to visit with the children and hand out gifts.

Hot chocolate and cookies will be served.

This year, honoree Lieutenant Colonel Lee C. Anderson will light the tree.

Rain date is December 5.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: 90th Street and Shore Road (in Shore Park and Parkway)

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B082 Shore Park and Parkway 2013-12-04 2013-12-04 6:30 pm 40.6223, -74.0403 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:33 EST
<![CDATA[Wreath Interpretations]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/05/wreath-interpretations http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/05/wreath-interpretations Date: December 5, 2013

NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 31st annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 46 fine artists, horticulturalists, designers, and other spirited contributors enliven this ageless holiday symbol. Materials such as neck ties, rat traps, acorns, and recycled plastic bags are used to examine themes as diverse as zombie apocalypses to water conservation. This exhibition is sure to be an imaginative and enjoyable experience this year's holiday season.

***CLOSED CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS DAY***

This event is free and open to the public.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-12-05 2013-12-05 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/528e5f2c12606.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:54 EST
<![CDATA[Columbus Circle Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/05/columbus-circle-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/05/columbus-circle-holiday-market Date: December 5, 2013

Enjoy a hot meal or snack, shop for holiday gifts, and spend time with friends and family in one of the most stunning locations in New York City.

Situated near the southwest entrance of beautiful Central Park, the market boasts more than 100 small New York businesses, from fine art to children's apparel and toys, to gorgeous handmade jewelry, artisanal jam and holiday ornaments. Notable shopping vendors include Brooklyn Charm, Mr. Ellie Pooh, Pamela Barsky and Saskia de Vries.

Induldge in hearty dishes from Charlito's Cocina, Two Tablespoons, Bar Suzette, Hong Kong Street Cart, Seoul Lee Korean BBQ, and many more.

UrbanSpace will set up several picnic tables adjacent to Central Park for busy shoppers to enjoy their warm snacks and drinks in style.

Please note: On Sundays, Columbus Circle Holiday Market opens later at 11:00 p.m. and closes earlier at 7:00 p.m. The market will close at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Columbus Circle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-12-05 2013-12-05 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.768, -73.9819 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:05 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/05/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/05/union-square-holiday-market Date: December 5, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-12-05 2013-12-05 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Westchester Square Tree Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/05/westchester-square-tree-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/05/westchester-square-tree-lighting Date: December 5, 2013

Join the Westchester Square Business Improvement District and members of the community for the lighting of the holiday tree.

There will be hot chocolate, cookies, music and treats for the first 50 kids.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Owen F. Dolen Park

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X016 Owen F. Dolen Park 2013-12-05 2013-12-05 4:30 pm 5:30 pm 40.8406, -73.8428 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:48 EST
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Movie Night: A Christmas Story]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/05/brooklyn-movie-night-a-christmas-story http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/05/brooklyn-movie-night-a-christmas-story Date: December 5, 2013

Follow Ralphie on his quest to get the Red Ryder B.B. Gun in the winning, holiday classic A Christmas Story. Part of Brooklyn Movie Nights, the film is one of many free movies playing in recreation centers throughout the borough in November and December.

Open to members and non-members. Rated PG.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2013-12-05 2013-12-05 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.648, -74.0037 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:53 EST
<![CDATA[Wreath Interpretations]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/wreath-interpretations http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/wreath-interpretations Date: December 6, 2013

NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 31st annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 46 fine artists, horticulturalists, designers, and other spirited contributors enliven this ageless holiday symbol. Materials such as neck ties, rat traps, acorns, and recycled plastic bags are used to examine themes as diverse as zombie apocalypses to water conservation. This exhibition is sure to be an imaginative and enjoyable experience this year's holiday season.

***CLOSED CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS DAY***

This event is free and open to the public.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-12-06 2013-12-06 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/528e5f2c12606.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:54 EST
<![CDATA[Columbus Circle Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/columbus-circle-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/columbus-circle-holiday-market Date: December 6, 2013

Enjoy a hot meal or snack, shop for holiday gifts, and spend time with friends and family in one of the most stunning locations in New York City.

Situated near the southwest entrance of beautiful Central Park, the market boasts more than 100 small New York businesses, from fine art to children's apparel and toys, to gorgeous handmade jewelry, artisanal jam and holiday ornaments. Notable shopping vendors include Brooklyn Charm, Mr. Ellie Pooh, Pamela Barsky and Saskia de Vries.

Induldge in hearty dishes from Charlito's Cocina, Two Tablespoons, Bar Suzette, Hong Kong Street Cart, Seoul Lee Korean BBQ, and many more.

UrbanSpace will set up several picnic tables adjacent to Central Park for busy shoppers to enjoy their warm snacks and drinks in style.

Please note: On Sundays, Columbus Circle Holiday Market opens later at 11:00 p.m. and closes earlier at 7:00 p.m. The market will close at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Columbus Circle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-12-06 2013-12-06 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.768, -73.9819 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:05 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/union-square-holiday-market Date: December 6, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-12-06 2013-12-06 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/seasonal-crafts Date: December 6, 2013

Participants of all ages will engage in creating crafts for the seasons.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2013-12-06 2013-12-06 1:30 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:14 EST
<![CDATA[Shape Up NYC: Girls Fitness & Fun]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/shape-up-nyc-girls-fitness-fun http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/shape-up-nyc-girls-fitness-fun Date: December 6, 2013

In partnership with the NYC Girls Project, Shape Up NYC is offering free fitness classes for girls ages 6-13.

Girls Fitness & Fun is a 45-minute workout that focuses on building strong, healthy bodies through fitness games and Pilates stretches.

A free youth recreation center membership is required to participate.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 5:15 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3304

Location: Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

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M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2013-12-06 2013-12-06 4:30 pm 5:15 pm 40.7107, -73.9967 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:26 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Tree Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/holiday-tree-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/holiday-tree-lighting Date: December 6, 2013

Join the Carl Schurz Park Conservancy and members of the community for the lighting of the holiday tree.

Enjoy caroling, hot chocolate and candy canes. Bring the family!

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Carl Schurz Park

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2013-12-06 2013-12-06 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7749, -73.9438 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:03 EST
<![CDATA[Pitkin Avenue Tree Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/pitkin-avenue-tree-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/pitkin-avenue-tree-lighting Date: December 6, 2013

Join the Pitkin Avenue Business Improvement District and special guests for the lighting of the holiday tree.

There will be hot chocolate, cupcakes and caroling. Santa Claus will be there.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 922-9600

Location: Legion Street & Pitkin Avenue (in Zion Triangle)

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B116 Zion Triangle 2013-12-06 2013-12-06 5:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.6687, -73.9188 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:58 EST
<![CDATA[Christmas Tree Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/christmas-tree-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/christmas-tree-lighting Date: December 6, 2013

Join Court Street Merchants Association, Friends of Carroll Park, elected officals, friends and neighbors when they flip the switch on the park's holiday decor.

Countdown and carols will take place at the Louis Valentino, Jr. Ballfield, followed immediately by food and fun in the Robert Acito Park House.

Please bring a can or box of non-perishable food for the Friends of Carrol Park's final collection for the City Harvest food drive.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Carroll Park

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B019 Carroll Park 2013-12-06 2013-12-06 6:00 pm 40.6811, -73.9954 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:48 EST
<![CDATA[Conference House Grand Illumination Holiday Celebration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/grand-illumination http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/grand-illumination Date: December 6, 2013

Please join us in singing Christmas carols while the windows of the house are lit with candles. Come for free hot cider, cookies and a special gift!

Dress warmly, as the festivities take place outdoors. In case of bad weather, the event will be cancelled.

For more information, email: ConferenceHouseEvents@gmail.com or call (718) 984-6046

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 984-6046

Location: Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2013-12-06 2013-12-06 7:00 pm 40.502, -74.2514 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:46 EST
<![CDATA[Brooklyn Movie Night: A Christmas Story]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/brooklyn-movie-night-a-christmas-story http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/06/brooklyn-movie-night-a-christmas-story Date: December 6, 2013

Follow Ralphie on his quest to get the Red Ryder B.B. Gun in the winning, holiday classic A Christmas Story. Part of Brooklyn Movie Nights, the film is one of many free movies playing in recreation centers throughout the borough in November and December.

Open to members and non-members. Rated PG.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 771-2787

Location: Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground)

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B270 Brownsville Playground 2013-12-06 2013-12-06 7:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.6566, -73.902 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:53 EST
<![CDATA[Columbus Circle Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/07/columbus-circle-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/07/columbus-circle-holiday-market Date: December 7, 2013

Enjoy a hot meal or snack, shop for holiday gifts, and spend time with friends and family in one of the most stunning locations in New York City.

Situated near the southwest entrance of beautiful Central Park, the market boasts more than 100 small New York businesses, from fine art to children's apparel and toys, to gorgeous handmade jewelry, artisanal jam and holiday ornaments. Notable shopping vendors include Brooklyn Charm, Mr. Ellie Pooh, Pamela Barsky and Saskia de Vries.

Induldge in hearty dishes from Charlito's Cocina, Two Tablespoons, Bar Suzette, Hong Kong Street Cart, Seoul Lee Korean BBQ, and many more.

UrbanSpace will set up several picnic tables adjacent to Central Park for busy shoppers to enjoy their warm snacks and drinks in style.

Please note: On Sundays, Columbus Circle Holiday Market opens later at 11:00 p.m. and closes earlier at 7:00 p.m. The market will close at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Columbus Circle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-12-07 2013-12-07 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.768, -73.9819 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:05 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/07/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/07/union-square-holiday-market Date: December 7, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-12-07 2013-12-07 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Volunteer at the Great Randall's Island Treasure Hunt!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/07/volunteer-at-the-great-randalls-island-treasure-hunt2 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/07/volunteer-at-the-great-randalls-island-treasure-hunt2 Date: December 7, 2013

This Treasure Hunt will begin at 1:00 pm and the last expedition will head out at 3:00 pm.

Children, accompanied by parents or chaperones will use compasses and maps to discover hidden treasures around Icahn Stadium in Randall's Island Park. Prizes will be given.

Volunteers will be needed to give people guidance to stay on course, as well as to assist with arts and crafts and the distribution of refreshments. Volunteer hours will be 11:00 am - 5:00 pm.

This is the last volunteer event for this season.

Volunteers must RSVP.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899 x316

Location: Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2013-12-07 2013-12-07 11:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7932, -73.9254 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:42 EST
<![CDATA[Whimsical Winter Wonderland Exhibit Opening Reception and Panel Discussion with the Artists]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/07/whimsical-winter-wonderland-exhibit-opening-reception-and-panel-discussion-with-the-artists http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/07/whimsical-winter-wonderland-exhibit-opening-reception-and-panel-discussion-with-the-artists Date: December 7, 2013

Sixteen emerging and established artists interpret a Whimsical Winter Wonderland.

These American and international artists’ works will charm and delight the spirit of the child or the child within.

Curated by Lucy Aponte and Laura Alvarez.

There will be a panel discussion with the artists from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2013-12-07 2013-12-07 12:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:52 EST
<![CDATA[Introduction to Bird Watching]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/07/introduction-to-bird-watching http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/07/introduction-to-bird-watching Date: December 7, 2013

Look, up in the sky, it's a bird! But what kind? Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Led by the Brooklyn Brid Club.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-12-07 2013-12-07 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/528136ab90698.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:11 EST
<![CDATA[The Great Randall's Island Treasure Hunt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/07/the-great-randalls-island-treasure-hunt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/07/the-great-randalls-island-treasure-hunt Date: December 7, 2013

Join the Randall's Island Park Alliance for the Great Randall's Island Treasure Hunt!

  • Explore Randall's Island in search of exciting hidden treasure and prizes
  • Learn the basics of orienteering and using a compass
  • Learn to read a topographic map
  • Arts & crafts, refreshments and more!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1899

Location: Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park)

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M104 Randall's Island Park 2013-12-07 2013-12-07 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7932, -73.9254 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/528a6edd707c3.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:19 EST
<![CDATA[Belmont Little Italy Tree Lighting Ceremony]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/07/belmont-little-italy-tree-lighting-ceremony http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/07/belmont-little-italy-tree-lighting-ceremony Date: December 7, 2013

Come celebrate the holidays with Santa at the Belmont Business Improvement District tree lighting.

There will be caroling, cookies, hot chocolate and more.

This year you can honor the memory of a loved one by bringing a card to hang on the tree.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Ciccarone Park

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X102 Ciccarone Park 2013-12-07 2013-12-07 2:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.8559, -73.8867 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:46 EST
<![CDATA[Columbus Circle Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/08/columbus-circle-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/08/columbus-circle-holiday-market Date: December 8, 2013

Enjoy a hot meal or snack, shop for holiday gifts, and spend time with friends and family in one of the most stunning locations in New York City.

Situated near the southwest entrance of beautiful Central Park, the market boasts more than 100 small New York businesses, from fine art to children's apparel and toys, to gorgeous handmade jewelry, artisanal jam and holiday ornaments. Notable shopping vendors include Brooklyn Charm, Mr. Ellie Pooh, Pamela Barsky and Saskia de Vries.

Induldge in hearty dishes from Charlito's Cocina, Two Tablespoons, Bar Suzette, Hong Kong Street Cart, Seoul Lee Korean BBQ, and many more.

UrbanSpace will set up several picnic tables adjacent to Central Park for busy shoppers to enjoy their warm snacks and drinks in style.

Please note: On Sundays, Columbus Circle Holiday Market opens later at 11:00 p.m. and closes earlier at 7:00 p.m. The market will close at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Columbus Circle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-12-08 2013-12-08 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.768, -73.9819 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:05 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/08/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/08/union-square-holiday-market Date: December 8, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-12-08 2013-12-08 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Colonial Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/08/colonial-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/08/colonial-games Date: December 8, 2013

Colonial children played games too! Find out what they were, and play some of them.

Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn to socialize better with others. Urban Park Rangers are role models who encourage children to let their imaginations run wild in a safe, supportive atmosphere.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: McCarren Park

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B058 McCarren Park 2013-12-08 2013-12-08 11:00 am 40.7215, -73.9527 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:05 EST
<![CDATA[Winter Solstice Celebration & Tree Lighting Ceremony at Queens Botanical Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/08/winter-solstice-celebration-tree-lighting-ceremony-at-queens-botanical-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/08/winter-solstice-celebration-tree-lighting-ceremony-at-queens-botanical-garden Date: December 8, 2013

Get into the holiday spirit with an afternoon of family fun, including a winter Garden tour, botanical crafts (additional fee), and live musical performances, as well as our Holiday Marketplace. Plus, join us for our Tree Lighting Ceremony at 4:30pm!

Schedule

Noon to 5 p.m.: Refreshments and treats for purchase from La Bella Torte

12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Photos with Santa (fee applies; must be on line by 4pm)

1 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Tour the Garden in winter

2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Botanical craft activities (additional fee; while supplies last)

3 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Concert by the Rough Dozen, an acappella group performing seasonal songs

4:30 p.m. to 5p.m.: Tree-lighting ceremony and sing-along

Parking Garden open (fees apply). Garden admission is free November 1–March 31.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2013-12-08 2013-12-08 12:30 pm 5:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:53 EST
<![CDATA[Annual Christmas Tree Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/08/annual-christmas-tree-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/08/annual-christmas-tree-lighting Date: December 8, 2013

Join The Glendale Chamber of Commerce for the lighting of the Christmas tree in celebration of the holiday season.

Enjoy special treats and live music courtesy of Joe Fuoco and friends.

Santa will be there with gifts!

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time:

Contact phone:

Location: Myrtle Avenue and 70th Street (in Glendale Veterans Triangle)

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Q075 Glendale Veterans Triangle 2013-12-08 2013-12-08 5:30 pm 40.7019, -73.8808 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Wreath Interpretations]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/09/wreath-interpretations http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/09/wreath-interpretations Date: December 9, 2013

NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 31st annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 46 fine artists, horticulturalists, designers, and other spirited contributors enliven this ageless holiday symbol. Materials such as neck ties, rat traps, acorns, and recycled plastic bags are used to examine themes as diverse as zombie apocalypses to water conservation. This exhibition is sure to be an imaginative and enjoyable experience this year's holiday season.

***CLOSED CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS DAY***

This event is free and open to the public.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-12-09 2013-12-09 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/528e5f2c12606.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:54 EST
<![CDATA[Columbus Circle Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/09/columbus-circle-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/09/columbus-circle-holiday-market Date: December 9, 2013

Enjoy a hot meal or snack, shop for holiday gifts, and spend time with friends and family in one of the most stunning locations in New York City.

Situated near the southwest entrance of beautiful Central Park, the market boasts more than 100 small New York businesses, from fine art to children's apparel and toys, to gorgeous handmade jewelry, artisanal jam and holiday ornaments. Notable shopping vendors include Brooklyn Charm, Mr. Ellie Pooh, Pamela Barsky and Saskia de Vries.

Induldge in hearty dishes from Charlito's Cocina, Two Tablespoons, Bar Suzette, Hong Kong Street Cart, Seoul Lee Korean BBQ, and many more.

UrbanSpace will set up several picnic tables adjacent to Central Park for busy shoppers to enjoy their warm snacks and drinks in style.

Please note: On Sundays, Columbus Circle Holiday Market opens later at 11:00 p.m. and closes earlier at 7:00 p.m. The market will close at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Columbus Circle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-12-09 2013-12-09 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.768, -73.9819 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:05 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/09/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/09/union-square-holiday-market Date: December 9, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-12-09 2013-12-09 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST
<![CDATA[Wreath Interpretations]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/10/wreath-interpretations http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/10/wreath-interpretations Date: December 10, 2013

NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 31st annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 46 fine artists, horticulturalists, designers, and other spirited contributors enliven this ageless holiday symbol. Materials such as neck ties, rat traps, acorns, and recycled plastic bags are used to examine themes as diverse as zombie apocalypses to water conservation. This exhibition is sure to be an imaginative and enjoyable experience this year's holiday season.

***CLOSED CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS DAY***

This event is free and open to the public.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-8163

Location: Arsenal (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-12-10 2013-12-10 9:00 am 5:00 pm 40.7672, -73.9713 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/528e5f2c12606.jpg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:54 EST
<![CDATA[Columbus Circle Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/10/columbus-circle-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/10/columbus-circle-holiday-market Date: December 10, 2013

Enjoy a hot meal or snack, shop for holiday gifts, and spend time with friends and family in one of the most stunning locations in New York City.

Situated near the southwest entrance of beautiful Central Park, the market boasts more than 100 small New York businesses, from fine art to children's apparel and toys, to gorgeous handmade jewelry, artisanal jam and holiday ornaments. Notable shopping vendors include Brooklyn Charm, Mr. Ellie Pooh, Pamela Barsky and Saskia de Vries.

Induldge in hearty dishes from Charlito's Cocina, Two Tablespoons, Bar Suzette, Hong Kong Street Cart, Seoul Lee Korean BBQ, and many more.

UrbanSpace will set up several picnic tables adjacent to Central Park for busy shoppers to enjoy their warm snacks and drinks in style.

Please note: On Sundays, Columbus Circle Holiday Market opens later at 11:00 p.m. and closes earlier at 7:00 p.m. The market will close at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Columbus Circle (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2013-12-10 2013-12-10 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.768, -73.9819 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:05 EST
<![CDATA[Union Square Holiday Market]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/10/union-square-holiday-market http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/12/10/union-square-holiday-market Date: December 10, 2013

Grab your friends and family, and come out to the annual holiday market in Union Square.

Shop for chic bags, luxurious salts, local, handmade belts and jewelry, men's fashion, children's wear, books, pet accessories, holiday-themed decorations & more from 100+ vendors.

Brew your own brew kits, and indulge in warm food and drinks in a festive atmosphere.

Please note: The market opens from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sundays. The market is closed on Thanksgiving Day

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Union Square (in Union Square Park)

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M089 Union Square Park 2013-12-10 2013-12-10 11:00 am 8:00 pm 40.736, -73.9908 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:26 EST