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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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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Dec11

Holiday Workshop Weekend: Natural Wreaths and Swags

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Each participant designs a verdant wreath or swag accented with natural materials and elegant accessories.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays

Dec11

Holiday Workshop Weekend: Amaryllis Gift Kits

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Pot up an amaryllis bulb in a terracotta pot, cover it with a saucer and decorate the “kit” for a beautiful and environmentally-friendly gift.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays

Dec11

Trail of the Month: William T. Davis Trail and New Springville Greenway.

at Native Plant Center, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Beginning at the William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge, take a short loop walk on the Pink Trail, then proceed along the New Springville Greenway.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Dec11

Family Nature Walk

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Nature
Free!

Dec11

Printmaking Workshop with Hilary Lorenz

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Lorenz will lead demonstrations of printing a linoleum block on a portable printing press.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec11

Living with Urban Coyotes

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Come learn about one of our more fascinating neighbors—the coyote.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Dec11

Deer Exploration Hike

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots as we explore the park for one of Staten Island's most popular residents—white-tailed deer!
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec11

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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
Free!

Dec11

Sunday Salon: Street Photography - Ruddy Roye

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

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Featuring photographer Ruddy Roye, who uses portraiture and social media to collaborate with and document subjects on a variety of issues dealing with race and economic disparity.
Category: Art, Talks

Dec11

A Christmas Carol at the Merchant's House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 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…
Category: Art, Theater, Winter Holidays, Seniors

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