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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 31–40 out of 148 events
from December 11, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in Best for Kids (x) category

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Dec16

Drop-in Workshop: Decorating for the Birds

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Decorating a tree for birds helps our feathered friends survive when food is scarce. Discover what birds prefer to eat and make several edible decorations for your avian neighbors.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Dec16

WBO Winter Wonderland

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Santa is coming to Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center! We are celebrating all winter holidays with arts & crafts, games, hot cocoa and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec16

The Three Bears Holiday Bash

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
The Three Bears Holiday Bash is a variety show that celebrates the holiday season in song, dance and puppetry. This production quickly becomes a comedy of errors when Baby Bear invites…
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Dec16

Photography Scavenger Hunt

at Clifton Place and Marcy Avenue (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests. Bring your own digital camera or smartphone.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec16

Tinker Fest & Holiday Tree Lighting

at Lewis H. Latimer House (in Lewis H Latimer House), Queens

1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday with fun tinkering, tree lighting, hot cocoa, and music at Lewis H. Latimer House Museum.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Tours, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec16

Kids Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec16

Storefront Science: What Do Animals Do During Winter?

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
We've heard that bears hibernate and squirrels hide their acorns, but what do other animals do when winter is coming? What changes do they make? Why do animals prepare for winter?
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Dec17

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.
Celebrate Wave Hill's Feed the Birds Day! Make fun, birdy marionette puppets to hang on a group tree-display indoors, or to dance and chirp in the Sarah and Geoffrey Gund Theater.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Dec17

The Three Bears Holiday Bash

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
The Three Bears Holiday Bash is a variety show that celebrates the holiday season in song, dance and puppetry. This production quickly becomes a comedy of errors when Baby Bear invites…
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

Monday, December 18, 2017

Dec18

My Grown Up & Me

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

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