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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 18, 2012 (x) to December 29, 2018

Monday, December 4, 2017

Dec 4

Elmhurst Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration

at Clement Clarke Moore Homestead Park (in Moore Homestead Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Celebrate the holidays with a tree lighting, caroling, reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" by Clement Clarke Moore, a visit from Santa, activities for kids, and refreshments!
Category: Festivals, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec 4

Name That Tune: Holiday Edition

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us to celebrate the holidays in Washington Heights with an evening of holiday music trivia. Patrons will name different types of holiday classics. All are…
Category: Games, Winter Holidays
Free!

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Dec 5

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!

Dec 5

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!

Dec 5

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!

Dec 5

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!

Dec 5

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!

Dec 5

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 5

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

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Dec 5

Communication and Socialization Get Together

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
This event is an opportunity for adults with intellectual disabilities to meet new people, socialize, and communicate about a variety of topics using words, sign language, and pictures.
Category: Accessible, Talks
Free!

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