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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

The Three Bears Holiday Bash

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.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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Kids
Dec 2

Fort Tryon Kids: Conifers, Pine Cones, and Evergreens

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Discover various conifers and evergreens through art and create a collage of mixed media using recycled, natural, and other various materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 2

Hands on History: Make a Pomander

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about the winter holiday traditions of the 18th and 19th centuries and make your own scented pomander to take home! Then take a tour of King Manor Museum and learn about…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 2

Living with Urban Coyotes

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Come learn about one of our more fascinating neighbors—the coyote.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

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Event
Dec 2

Our Solar System

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Discover the mysteries of the solar system and take a closer look at the sun.
Category: Education, Astronomy
Free!

Dec 2

Winter Wildlife Viewing

at Brookville Boulevard and Caney Road (in Brookville Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Dec 2

CANCELLED: Adults Create Your Own Holiday Wrapping Paper

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Adults will make their own, creative gift wrapping paper for the coming holidays. Participants wlll take inspiration from fall and winter seasons, as well as the holidays for each month.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec 2

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow leads a tour of the current exhibition in Glyndor Gallery, "Call & Response," which showcases the site-responsive work of 50 Wave Hill alumni artists.
Category: Art, Tours

Dec 2

Kids Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 2

5th Annual Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting Celebration

at Great Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join family, friends, and neighbors in celebrating Astoria’s holiday tradition with music, magic, train rides, and much more.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Winter Holidays, Waterfront, Holiday Lightings
Free!

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