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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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Saturday, December 9, 2017

Dec 9

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

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

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join us for our tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, and hot chocolate (while supplies last).
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Waterfront, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 9

Candlelight Tours

at Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Candlelight Tours is a magical excursion. Imagine walking through an entire historic town at night guided by the glow of old-fashioned lamps.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Winter Holidays

Dec 9

Birding: Owls

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Be wise and join this Urban Park Ranger-led hike, as we listen for calls and look for this nocturnal bird of prey.
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Dec10

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Dec10

NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Dec10

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Dec10

NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park

at East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Dec10

Winter Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
The Hudson River Valley hosts an impressive diversity of bird species in the winter. Observe birds in their winter habitats and explore Wave Hill with naturalist Gabriel Willow.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife

Dec10

Family Art Project: Put Wave Hill in the Palm of Your Hand

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Working with the hamsa, or hamesh, the multicultural symbol of an open hand, explore the spiritual side of the holidays and celebrate the universal human desire for protection & peace.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Dec10

Seal Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us at Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park for a chance to see seals!
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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