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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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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Dec15

Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. This program is suitable for three- and four-year-old tots.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Dec15

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Dec15

Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum…

Dec15

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun creating a 3D paper cut art piece using various mediums.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec15

Youth Fun Programs

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

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 8 years to 17 years are welcome to participate in a variety of sports,crafts and learning opportunities including: Computer Resources, Arts in Parks, Youth…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec15

GreenThumb Workshop: Wreath Making

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn how to create your own natural holiday wreath for indoors or outdoors.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec15

How to Start or Join a Community Park Group

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for a free workshop to learn how you can join an existing local group, or start a new one!
Category: Education, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

Dec15

A Christmas Carol at the Merchant's House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the season with this unique retelling of a holiday classic, set in the Museum’s Greek Revival double parlor decorated in 19th-century holiday style.
Category: Art, Theater, Winter Holidays, Seniors

Friday, December 16, 2016

Dec16

Fourth 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.
Local and national artists were selected for their interpretation of the theme "A Whimsical Winter Wonder...".
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec16

CANCELLED: Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Wreath Interpretations

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate the holidays with the 34th annual exhibition of inventive, unconventional wreaths crafted by more than 40 fine artists, designers, and other creative contributors.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

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