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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 16, 2017

Dec16

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
Free!

Dec16

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
Free!

Dec16

Drop-in Workshop: Decorating for the Birds

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Decorating a tree for birds helps our feathered friends survive when food is scarce. Discover what birds prefer to eat and make several edible decorations for your avian neighbors.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Dec16

The Comadrazo

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This is an informal networking meeting for members and prospective members of Las Comadres Para Las Americas, who engage in life-enhancing dialogue about education, employment experiences, opportunities, culture, and social capital resources.
Category: Talks
Free!

Dec16

Winter Wonderland

at Brookville Playground (in Brookville Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Richards for an afternoon of crafts, a trackless train, photo station, hot chocolate, and more!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec16

Ann Marie McDonnell: Spotlight on Still Life

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
"Spotlight on Still Life", curated by artist Ann Marie McDonnell, presents photography from the faculty and students of Curtis High School.
Category: Art
Free!

Dec16

WBO Winter Wonderland

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Santa is coming to Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center! We are celebrating all winter holidays with arts & crafts, games, hot cocoa and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec16

Cold Weather Survival

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Dec16

Photography Scavenger Hunt

at Clifton Place and Marcy Avenue (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests. Bring your own digital camera or smartphone.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec16

Tinker Fest & Holiday Tree Lighting

at Lewis H. Latimer House (in Lewis H Latimer House), Queens

1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday with fun tinkering, tree lighting, hot cocoa, and music at Lewis H. Latimer House Museum.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Tours, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

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