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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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from February 12, 2013 (x) to December 30, 2017

Friday, December 2, 2016

Dec 2

Sparkling the Heart of Fordham: Bryan Park Tree Lighting Celebration

at Bryan Park, Bronx

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Fordham Road BID for the annual tree lighting in the park! Santa will stop by and give Christmas presents to the first 600 kids to attend the event.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 2

Arts, Culture & Fun: Conversation Series

at Staten Island Culture Lounge, Staten Island

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Jessica Kratz will perform thought provoking spoken word with her infectious energy that inspires all. Jessica has published two childrens' books The Lucky Lighthouse and Sleigh Bells…
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Nature, Art, Festivals, Theater, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Dec 2

Tree Lighting Skate-tacular

at The Rink at Bank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.
An original tale on ice starring world-class ice skaters, a celebrity narrator, live music, and more!
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 2

McCarren Open Mic

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Grab a cup of coffee and share your poems, songs, stories, and jokes at the Coffee House Open Mic. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Category: Art
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Dec 3

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine, and explore Brooklyn's favorite park?
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Dec 3

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Dec 3

NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Dec 3

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
Dec 3

NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park

at Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Dec 3

NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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