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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.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Dec13

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Dec13

Adult's Le Petit Art

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

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Adults will create delicate miniature work to keep or give as gifts to friends or family.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

Dec13

The Three Bears Holiday Bash

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

11:30 a.m.12:15 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

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Kids
Dec13

Caring For Annual Plant Beds

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how to prepare your annual plant beds by adding shredded leaves and compost. Participants will be helping us with the work—dress for the weather!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Dec13

Arts. Culture & Fun: George Braith Quartet

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a special holiday party with live jazz music by former Blue Note recording artist, George Braith and his band.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Seniors
Free!

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Event
Dec13

Recycle to Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec13

Lighting of the World's Largest Menorah: Manhattan

at Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
See the lighting of the world's largest menorah at Grand Army Plaza, south of Central Park!
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec13

Lighting of the Largest Menorah in Brooklyn

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
At the lighting of the largest menorah in Brooklyn, every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, latkes, and gifts for kids.
Category: Concerts, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec13

Celebrate Chanukah at Washington Square Park with Chabad House Bowery

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come to the Park to celebrate Chanukah with Chabad House Bowery! The menorah will be lit for each night of Chanukah, with a celebration of Chanukah in the Park on December 13.
Category: Winter Holidays
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec13

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!
Category: Accessible, Sports

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