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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 9, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Dec 7

Mad. Sq. Holiday 2017

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Gather around the Mad. Sq. Holiday Tree as Madison Square Park Conservancy presents free seasonal activities including festive performances and a tree lighting!
Category: Concerts, Food, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

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Dec 7

Double Dutch

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all jump rope enthusiasts to take your rope skills to the next level. Come join us for weekly double dutch instruction. This class is to open to children of all skill…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Info Session: Hosting Summer Youth Jobs in your Garden

at GreenThumb Office, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for an in-depth discussion about the Summer Youth Employment Program and how community gardeners have worked as host sites for summer jobs for young people.
Free!

Dec 7

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 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

Dec 7

Wheelchair Basketball

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 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

Dec 7

Evening Cocktail & Craft: Wine and Shine

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Make your own garden-themed menorah from terra cotta pots and learn how to roll your own beeswax candles. You’ll leave with a set of candles for all eight nights of Chanukah.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Food, Winter Holidays

Dec 7

NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Friday, December 8, 2017

Dec 8

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, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Dec 8

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 8

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

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