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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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Saturday, December 17, 2016

Dec17

Family Art Project: Pine Scents and Sensations

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Walk among the majestic, wonderfully scented and textured conifers at Wave Hill. Then create a winter-wonderland display using live pine boughs we provide.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec17

Forest Restoration

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteer with the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy to help fix up forested areas in the park. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a snack.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Dec17

Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

Dec17

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!

Dec17

Crochet Meet Group

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
This is a friendly group of parents interested in learning crochet to teach their children
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Dec17

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Dec17

Outdoor Skills: Fire Building

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Dec17

Birding: Waterfowl

at Baisley Pond Park Parking Lot (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Dec17

WBO Winter Wonderland

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for winter arts and crafts, carnival games, healthy snack program, and a visit from some special guests, including Santa!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec17

Bronx Fiction Writers

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This casual writers meeting will meet every third Saturday of every month to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques of these eternal, ever-reinventing genres of fiction.
Category: Talks
Free!

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