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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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from October 8, 2012 (x) to December 29, 2018

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Dec 3

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 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!

Dec 3

A New York Christmas: Sibyl Groff, Writer & Tour Guide

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Find out more on what is the meaning of Gothamtide, and why NYC is the Christmas capital of the world!
Category: History, Winter Holidays, Talks

Dec 3

Fort Greene Park Holiday Tree Lighting

at Myrtle Avenue Plaza (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Stop by to take a picture with Santa Claus, enjoy free hot cocoa and cookies, listen to Manifest choir, and watch the tree light up at 5:00 p.m.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 3

Astronomy: Super Moon

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Using a reflecting telescope, The Urban Park Rangers will show you where the six Apollo missions that landed on the moon actually touched down.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, December 4, 2017

Dec 4

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
Dec 4

Roxanne Jacobson: Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island's Prehistory

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This project locates, intervenes, and reveals sites that have been destroyed - seeking to make visible a history that has been erased from the land.
Category: Art
Free!

Dec 4

It's My Park at Breukelen Ballfields

at Breukelen Playground (in Breukelen Ballfields), Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with ARC NY to beautify Breukelen Ballfields.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec 4

The Three Bears Holiday Bash

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

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.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
Dec 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Dec 4

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

Best For
Kids

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