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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 186 events
from December 3, 2016 to December 30, 2017
in Accessible (x) category

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Dec 4

A Thyme for Healing

at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
We will work with lavender for healing the central nervous system and rose for healing the grieving soul. Together, we will craft herbal healing salts to relieve our own heaviness.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Food, Seniors
Free!

Dec 4

Third Annual Fort Greene Park Tree Lighting

at Myrtle Avenue Plaza (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Take a picture with Santa Claus, listen to holiday music performed by the Susan McKinney choir, enjoy free hot cocoa and cookies, and watch the tree light up.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Dec 6

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Dec 6

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best! Come out and…
Category: Accessible, Sports

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Dec 7

Le Petit Book Arts: Adults Journal

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Create a miniature journal to put your thoughts into.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Dec 7

Christmas Tree Lighting

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Come light up the tree at the garden of Lewis H. Latimer House. The tree lighting will be followed with live piano and hot cocoa for children.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best! Come out and…
Category: Accessible, Sports

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Dec 8

Shape Up NYC: Dance Movement for Fitness

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us for this adult Shape Up class featuring stretches and exercises to world music for fitness, health, and well-being.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

Dec 8

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Friday, December 9, 2016

Dec 9

Paint it Up: Whimsical Winter Wonder...Upcycle Bottle Art - Adults

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Paint and decorate your personal wine bottles or other bottles.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

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