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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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Sunday, December 11, 2016


Deer Exploration Hike

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots as we explore the park for one of Staten Island's most popular residents—white-tailed deer!
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking


Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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


Sunday Salon: Street Photography - Ruddy Roye

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

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Featuring photographer Ruddy Roye, who uses portraiture and social media to collaborate with and document subjects on a variety of issues dealing with race and economic disparity.
Category: Art, Talks


Astronomy: Mercury at Elongation

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Category: Astronomy


Astronomy: The Geminids Meteor Shower

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
See one of the best meteor showers in the heavens, producing up to 120 multi-colored meteors per hour at its peak, which is predicted to take place on December 14.
Category: Astronomy

Monday, December 12, 2016


Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.
Category: Volunteer


Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors


Youth Fun Programs

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 8 years to 17 years are welcome to participate in a variety of sports,crafts and learning opportunities including: Computer Resources, Arts in Parks, Youth…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016


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.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Paint it Up: Paint a Fall Scene

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Adult participants have fun creating their own fall scene masterpiece on various surfaces.
Category: Art

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