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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 10, 2012 (x) to December 29, 2018

Monday, December 11, 2017

Dec11

Holiday Celebration: Concert & Tree Lighting

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, 124th Street and Fifth Avenue (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance for the park's tree lighting, featuring musical performances, followed by an indoor after party and buffet.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Best for Kids, Food, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec11

Workshop for New Volunteers: How to Get Involved With Your Park

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Do you want to make a difference in your community and support or care for a park near you? At this workshop, we will share all of the ways that people can get involved with parks.
Category: Education
Free!

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Dec12

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Dec12

Winter Bird Walk at The Battery with NYC Audubon

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join us for Bird Walks in The Battery with NYC Audubon! Explore the diverse wintering birds that find food and habitat on The Battery's waterfront.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Dec12

Arsenal Gallery: 35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks welcomes the holiday season with its 35th annual exhibition of creative, unconventional wreaths.
Category: Accessible, Art, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec12

Fifth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder... Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The exhibition, curated by Lucy Aponte, features the delightful works of over a dozen emerging and established artists from the Bronx and around.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec12

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Dec12

Up-Cycle to Art:

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Adults will DIY upcycle their own bottles and containers in artistic and creative ways.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fall Foliage, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Dec12

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!

Dec12

CANCELLED: Coastal Clean-Up in Riverside Park South

at 59th Street Mound (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join TRASH HERO New York, in partnership with Riverside Park Conservancy and NYC Parks, to clean up the Hudson River shoreline in Riverside Park South. Volunteers giveā€¦
Category: Nature
Free!

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