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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 3, 2016

Dec 3

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!

Dec 3

Nature Exploration Hike (Light)

at Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Dec 3

Animal Tracking

at Union Turnpike Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park), Queens

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

Dec 3

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
Free!

Dec 3

Walking Tour: Old Tales and Historic Facts of The Bronx River

at West Farms, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Stephen DeVillo and Nilka Martel, NYC licensed tour guide and Bronx parks advocate, will lead a walking tour along the river, from West Farms Square to Hunts Point Riverside Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Dec 3

The Greenbelt Gingerbread Man

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We will read his story together, make a craft to take home, and then go for a hike, keeping an eye out for any of the animals the Gingerbread Man met during his adventure.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

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Dec 3

In Alice’s Garden: Fall Service Day

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help us prepare our garden and grounds for next season.
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

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Dec 3

GreenThumb Workshop: Build an A-Frame/Sandwich Board

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In this workshop, you will learn how to build an A-frame/sandwich bulletin board to invite neighbors to your community garden.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Dec 3

Soccer Aerobics Demonstration and Open House

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This fun, new workout focuses on cardiovascular and strength exercises, and coordination, speed, and agility, all while you learn and develop the skills to play and compete in the sport.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Seniors

Dec 3

Orchard Beach Marine Life Talk and Seal Watch

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

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Join Educator Jim Paul who will give us the background on the marine life, water quality, and current issues of Long Island Sound.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Talks, Waterfront

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