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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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Wednesday, December 21, 2016


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


Mental Health First Aid Certification Workshop

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

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a FREE Mental Health First Aid program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding of their…
Category: Education, Talks


Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Category: Art, History


Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


Le Petit Book Arts: Adults Journal

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Create a miniature journal to put your thoughts into.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts


Recycle to Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make a holiday tree out of brown paper bags.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays


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

Best For

Gracie Mansion Holiday Open House

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Visit Gracie Mansion for a self-guided tour where you can learn about the history, view the "Windows on the City" art installation, and see the Mansion dressed for the holidays!
Category: Art, History, Tours, Winter Holidays, Seniors


Melrose Parranda and Tree Lighting at Railroad Park

at Courtlandt Avenue and East 161st Street (in Railroad Park), Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us in celebrating the winter solstice and holiday season in the Bronx with a tree lighting followed by a traditional Puerto Rican parranda caroling procession.
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings

Must See

A Christmas Carol at the Merchant's House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 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

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