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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

Holiday Workshop Weekend: Miniature Arrangements

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Fashion a pair of sweet miniature arrangements in tiny containers using fresh greens, pinecones and other natural materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays

Dec 9

Historic New York: Square Parks

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Be our guest as we begin our stroll through Madison Square Park and other square parks in Manhattan. Registration is required for this program; registration has ended.
Category: History, Tours, Seniors

Must See
Dec 9

Second Saturday Bike Park Orientation Days at Highbridge

at 131 Fort George Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Led by professional ride leaders and master trailbuilders, participants learn what it takes to build and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Category: Sports, Volunteer

Dec 9

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

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

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Dec 9

WormShop (NYC Compost Project)

at Building P (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how worms convert your food scraps into compost for your plants. This free workshop will teach you how to set up and care for a worm bin.
Category: Education, Nature

Dec 9

Nature Exploration Hike: John Muir Trail (Vigorous)

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. Vigorous hikes are longer with hills and rugged terrain.
Category: Nature, Hiking

Must See
Dec 9

Spruce Up Fort Greene Park

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help us rake and clean the park and prepare the beds for the winter. All tools and supplies will be provided.
Category: Volunteer

Must See
Dec 9

High Line Winter Tour: From Freight to Flowers

at Gansevoort Plaza (in The High Line), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Join us for a free 45-minute long tour led by High Line Docents, knowledgeable volunteer guides who offer you an insider's perspective on the park's history, design, and landscape.
Category: Nature, Tours

Dec 9

Holiday Book Fair / Author Meet and Greet

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Just in time for the holiday season, meet various local authors, peruse their books, and perhaps purchase a copy-or two.
Category: Art, Seniors

Dec 9

Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition Opening Reception

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

12:00 p.m.3:30 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: Accessible, Art, Winter Holidays, Talks

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