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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Dec 7

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
Free!

Dec 7

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Dec 7

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
Free!

Dec 7

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
Free!

Dec 7

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
Dec 7

Christmas Tree Lighting

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Come light up the tree at the garden of Lewis H. Latimer House. The tree lighting will be followed with live piano and hot cocoa for children.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

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

Dec 7

GreenThumb Workshop: Funding Your Garden, Park, or Green Space

at United Community Centers, Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Partnerships for Parks Capacity Fund Grant program provides small grants of up to $5,000 to strengthen the outreach, membership, and event-planning capacity of community groups.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Dec 7

Open House Week

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
St. James Recreation Center will open its doors to the public, offering an opportunity to participate in sports, fitness, creative arts, and computer technology.
Free!

Dec 7

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

at Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
On December 7, join the Rob Susman Brass Quartet and friends for caroling and a tree lighting in Washington Square Park.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

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