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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 11–20 out of 93 events
from December 3, 2016 to August 19, 2017
in Arts & Crafts (x) category

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Dec 8

Youth Fun Programs

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 8 years to 17 years are welcome to participate in a variety of sports,crafts and learning opportunities including: Computer Resources, Arts in Parks, Youth…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 8

GreenThumb Workshop: Wreath Making

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn how to create your own natural holiday wreath for indoors or outdoors. All supplies will be provided along with natural pine cones and ribbon to decorate your own wreath.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event

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!

Dec 9

Seasonal Arts and Crafts: Snowman Bottle

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create a decorative work of art on your personal jars and bottles to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec 9

Youth Fun Programs

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 8 years to 17 years are welcome to participate in a variety of sports,crafts and learning opportunities including: Computer Resources, Arts in Parks, Youth…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Dec10

Family Art Project: Snowflakes, Candles, and Stars

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Take a simple candlestick and, using colorful, clay-like wax, mix, and mold an inventive image of nature onto a candle, or weave a string star or symmetrical button snowflake.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec10

Crochet Meet Group

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
This is a friendly group of parents interested in learning crochet to teach their children
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Dec10

Family Day: Make Colonial Pomander Crafts (with and Autism-Friendly Hour)

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
A popular tradition from the colonial period, pomanders are dried oranges studded with cloves. Make your own pomander to take home!
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Winter Holidays

Dec10

Holiday Workshop Weekend: Felted Soaps and Ornaments

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Roll up your sleeves and practice bonding and shrinking the fibers using water, heat, and agitation to wet felt onto a usable loofah-like washcloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays

Must See
Event
Dec10

Holiday Workshop Weekend: Natural Wreaths and Swags

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day demonstrates simple floral techniques and provides plenty of materials to fuel your creative spirit.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays

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