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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 9 events
from December 7, 2016 to January 15, 2017
in Concerts (x) category

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Dec 8

Brooklyn Borough Hall Christmas Tree Lighting

at Fountain (in Columbus Park), Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams for the annual lighting of the Brooklyn Borough Hall Christmas tree.
Category: Concerts, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings

Must See
Dec 8

Lighting our Community

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance for a multicultural holiday celebration and concert featuring Vy Higginsen's Gospel Choir for Teens and a special guest performance by singer composer Eric Plaks.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors

Best For
Dec 8

NYC Parks Presents Holiday Karaoke

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for an evening filled with fun and karaoke. Bring your friends and family!
Category: Concerts, Winter Holidays

Must See

Friday, December 9, 2016

Dec 9

Caroling and Dessert Exchange at WBO

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Celebrate the holidays by singing with the community. All are welcome to sing carols together at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center.
Category: Concerts, Winter Holidays, Seniors

Dec 9

Holiday Jubilee

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Works by Michel-Richard de Lalande (1657-1726), Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713), and others will be explored.
Category: Concerts

Must See

Saturday, December 10, 2016


A Holiday Concert with Brooklyn Baroque

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

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
This holiday concert at the Morris-Jumel Mansion features works by Telemann, Gluck, Cesti, and Boismortier, among others.
Category: Concerts, History, Winter Holidays


Holiday on the Hudson

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson for our annual holiday tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, tree decoration making, and hot chocolate.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Winter Holidays, Waterfront, Holiday Lightings

Sunday, January 15, 2017


Pre-Concert Tea

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
This traditional tea service includes the four classic elements of savory, scones, sweets, and tea.
Category: Concerts, Food


Concert: I Go on Singing: Paul Robeson's Life in Song

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The concert combines song (including “Old Man River”), narratives, news clips, and excerpts from an interview with Robeson’s friend, the legendary folksinger/songwriter Pete Seeger.
Category: Concerts

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