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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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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Dec 8

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Engaging, exciting, and inspiring special needs adults through the arts, for self expression.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Dec 8

CANCELLED: Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. This program is suitable for three- and four-year-old tots.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

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Kids
Dec 8

Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum…

Dec 8

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating a 3D paper cut art piece using various mediums.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

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
Free!

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Dec 8

Tastings at Calumet Hall: Punch

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

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Celebrating the brief period in which the Mansion served as a tavern, come partake in a discussion and tasting of libations synonymous with the colonial period.
Category: History, Winter Holidays

Dec 8

McKinley Park Christmas Tree Lighting

at McKinely Park (in McKinley Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Senator Marty Golden in partnership with the Dyker Heights Civic Association for the tree lighting in McKinley Park!
Category: Festivals, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 8

Open House Week

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
St. James Recreation Center will open its doors to the public, offering an opportunity to participate in sports, fitness, creative arts, and computer technology.
Free!

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!

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