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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 227 events
from December 15, 2018 to December 21, 2019
in Best for Kids (x) category

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Dec16

Family Art Project: Wintery Birdy Marionettes

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Have you seen any downy woodpeckers, chickadees or eastern towhees lately? See these black-and-white winter birds at Wave Hill this winter and make fun bird marionettes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Dec16

City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents a winter production, Yeti, Set, Snow! - an all-ages story of friendship. Join characters Widget, Twig and Pascetti this winter at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
Dec16

Ranger's Choice: Fire Making Skills

at Alley Pond ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors. Registration is required.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec16

Santa’s Corner

at Bank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet Santa and his helpers for a free holiday photo! This event starts at 12:30 p.m. on December 16 and 23.
Category: Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec16

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation CenterManhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Dec16

Fort Tryon Kids Art: Early Winter Wind Chimes

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Construct and decorate a set of wind chimes celebrating the end of fall and ushering in the holiday season. Workshop participants will assemble and embellish a unique wind chime in the…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec16

Christmas Tinker Festival & Tree Lighting

at Lewis H Latimer HouseQueens This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday with fun tinkering, tree lighting, hot cocoa, and music!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, December 17, 2018

Dec17

City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation presents a winter production, Yeti, Set, Snow! - an all-ages story of friendship. Join characters Widget, Twig and Pascetti this winter at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
Dec17

City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents a winter production, Yeti, Set, Snow! - an all-ages story of friendship. Join characters Widget, Twig and Pascetti this winter at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
Dec17

Santa’s Corner

at Bank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet Santa and his helpers for a free holiday photo! This event starts at 12:30 p.m. on December 16 and 23.
Category: Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids

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