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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 November 7, 2012 (x) to December 29, 2018

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Dec 6

Children's Sculptures in Central Park

at Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Central Park is well-known for its collection of outdoor sculpture, which includes war memorials, historical figures, and important works of 19th-century art — but probably the…
Category: Nature, Art, History, Tours

Dec 6

Recycle to Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition Opening: 35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks welcomes the holiday season with its 35th annual exhibition of creative, unconventional wreaths.
Category: Accessible, Art, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 6

Art Inspired By...Basquiat

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Create your own masterpiece inspired by work from famous artists and various art techniques. The series will include an overview of the artist or technique, followed by a hands-on…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 6

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Dec 7

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 7

Arsenal Gallery: 35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks welcomes the holiday season with its 35th annual exhibition of creative, unconventional wreaths.
Category: Accessible, Art, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

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 7

Greenbelt Peepers (for 2 year olds)

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

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

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!

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