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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 3, 2017

Dec 3

Ann Marie McDonnell: Spot Light on Still Life

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

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
"Spot Light on Still Life", curated by artist Ann Marie McDonnell, presents photography from the faculty and students of Curtis High School.
Category: Art
Free!

Dec 3

Outdoor Skills: Orienteering and Compasses

at 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. Recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Dec 3

Winter Tree ID Hike (Light)

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens 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, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Dec 3

Holiday Craft Workshop

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Be inspired by nature to make winter crafts for yourself or to give as gifts for the upcoming holiday season!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Dec 3

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Dec 3

Concert: Swingtime Big Band

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Be part of the tradition at Wave Hill and welcome in the holidays with authentic, 20-piece ensemble Swingtime Big Band's high energy performance of seasonal favorites & swing classics.
Category: Concerts, Winter Holidays

Dec 3

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Dec 3

A New York Christmas: Sibyl Groff, Writer & Tour Guide

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Find out more on what is the meaning of Gothamtide, and why NYC is the Christmas capital of the world!
Category: History, Winter Holidays, Talks

Dec 3

Fort Greene Park Holiday Tree Lighting

at Myrtle Avenue Plaza (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Stop by to take a picture with Santa Claus, enjoy free hot cocoa and cookies, listen to Manifest choir, and watch the tree light up at 5:00 p.m.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

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Dec 3

Astronomy: Super Moon

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

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Using a reflecting telescope, The Urban Park Rangers will show you where the six Apollo missions that landed on the moon actually touched down.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

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