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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 11, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Dec19

It's My Park at Franz Sigel Park

at E. 153rd Street & Grand Concourse (in Franz Sigel Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, come on out and lend a helping hand to prepare the park for the winter season by raking leaves and conducting a general clean-up. Walk on volunteers are highly welcome. We hope to see you in the park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec19

Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Alice Austen's beloved home, Clear Comfort, was her muse and her window onto the world at the entrance to the New York Harbor. The vantage point from Clear Comfort is…
Free!

Dec19

Outdoor Skills: Fire Building

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
In this program participants will learn about fire safety and different methods for creating and sustaining fire in a wilderness situation.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

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