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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 2, 2017

Dec 2

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 2

Family Art Project: Candles, Snowflakes and Stars

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Take a simple candlestick and, using colorful, clay-like wax, mix and mold your own image of winter onto a candle, or weave a spectacular string-star or symmetrical, button snowflake.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 2

Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

Dec 2

Discovery Walks for Families: Statues and Monuments

at East 72nd Street Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands, and learn the basics of bird identification along the…
Category: Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 2

It's My Park at Virginia Park

at Virginia Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the fall season with park group Loving the Bronx as they spend the afternoon planting a 1000+ daffodils at Virginia Park and Hugh Grant Circle in Parkchester.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec 2

It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park

at Cornelia Avenue and Chester Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with New York City Mountain Bike Association to clean the trails at Wolfe's Pond Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec 2

In Alice's Garden: Fall Service Day

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help us prepare our garden and grounds for next season.
Category: Art, History, Volunteer, Fall Foliage, It's My Park, Women's History Month, Waterfront
Free!

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Event
Dec 2

Evergreen Trees

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about the trees that remain green throughout the year. Paint a small wooden tree to take home and enjoy for the coming winter season. Ages 4-8 with chaperone.
Category: Best for Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For
Kids
Dec 2

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Dec 2

Family Volunteering at Washington Square Park

at Kids Playground (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Thousands of bulbs have been delivered to the Park and we need your helping hands (big and [Untitled design (27)] small) to plant them! Join us for a family volunteer day by the…
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids

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