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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 616 events
from December 14, 2019 to September 10, 2022

Saturday, December 14, 2019


Strasbourg-Alsace Christmas Market

at Bowling GreenManhattan

11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Thirty authentic wooden chalets will be selling handcrafted gifts and Christmas ornaments from Alsace, France!
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town


Candlelight Tours

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course)Staten Island

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Step back through time to taste, smell, and touch the holiday pleasures of centuries past.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Food, Winter Holidays, Home for the Holidays


Explorer's Club: Navigating the Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn how to use the night sky as a map by identifying key stars and constellations and earn a navigation stamp.
Category: Education, Astronomy


Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol': A Play with Music

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Suitable for the whole family, this performance combines Dickens' brilliant original text with both traditional and unexpected Christmas music.
Category: Concerts, Theater, Winter Holidays, Seniors, Home for the Holidays

Sunday, December 15, 2019


Christmas Bird Count

at South Gate House of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Rerservoir (in Central Park)Manhattan

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join NYC Audubon, Urban Park Rangers, and the Central Park Conservancy as we count birds in every section of Central Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Winter Holidays, Wildlife


Spellbound Theatre presents “Up & Down Again”

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
A construction site comes to life with interactive materials and machines used to construct a surprising project. This one-of-a-kind performance features digging, lifting, rolling,…


Ridgewood Reservoir Volunteer Work Day

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Highland Park's Ridgewood Reservoir is 50+ acres and sits atop a ridge rising above the surrounding Jamaica Bay outwash plain. It is divided into three basins, which are separated…
Category: Nature, Volunteer


Winter Tree ID

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
For this program, we will explore Van Cortlandt Park while learning how to identify a tree by the bark, buds, and other distinctive characteristics.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking


Park of the Month: Udall's Park Preserve

at Sandhill Road between Douglas Road and Aurora Pond (in Udall's Park Preserve)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
In the midst of a developed residential area, this 30-acre inlet off of Little Neck Bay is an important preserve and habitat area for northeastern Queens.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife

Must See

History of the Holidays

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This annual display features a glimpse into 18th-century celebrations of some familiar and not-so-familiar winter holidays.
Category: History

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