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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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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Dec 5

The Three Bears Holiday Bash

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

11:30 a.m.12:15 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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Dec 5

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Rainey Park

at 34th Avenue and Vernon Boulevard (in Rainey Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement House to rake leaves and help with a general cleanup at Rainey Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Dec 5

Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will create cute miniature works as gifts to give, or keep for themselves. Children may take inspiration from the holiday season and fall colors.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Thanksgiving
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 5

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Dec 5

First Annual Parachute Jump Holiday

at West 19th Street and Boardwalk (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Welcome the official start of the holiday season in Coney Island at the lighting of the world-famous Parachute Jump in holiday colors.
Category: Festivals, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

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Dec 5

Fundraising Strategies for your Community Greening Projects

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Share tips for becoming a confident, successful fundraiser and share resources for further support.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Dec 5

NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

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!

Dec 5

NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park

at Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

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!

Dec 5

Wheelchair Basketball

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

7:00 p.m.2:00 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! Come out and scrimmage…
Category: Accessible, Sports

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Dec 6

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!

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