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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 19, 2015

Dec19

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at Baisley Pond Park Parking Lot (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec19

Red Hook Story on the Quad Holiday Celebration

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas and Three Kings Day with us as we share stories about the origin of these holidays. Toy giveaway for children 0-13yrs and light refreshments.
Category: Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec19

It's My Park with Friends of Brower Park

at Park House (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec19

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Dec19

Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This workshop will come together every third Saturday to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Dec19

Learn to Play Soccer with Coach Victor Campbell

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 6-12 years learn fundamental and advanced soccer skills.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec19

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center Winter Wonderland

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come celebrate Christmas, Eid e-Milad-un Nabi, Kwanza, Three Kings Day, Hanukah and Winter. Join us for winter arts and crafts, carnival games, healthy snack program,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec19

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec19

Photography Scavenger Hunt

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This guided hike through Fort Greene Park will challenge your photography skills as you work to complete a photo scavenger hunt.
Category: Nature, Art, Hiking
Free!

Dec19

Cold Weather Survival Skills

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn skills and methods to survive in the wild as the temperature plummets. Participants are chosen by lottery, enter the lottery on Wednesday, December 9. Appropriate for ages 8 and up.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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