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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

Colonial Cordial Workshop

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The winter chill provides a perfect excuse to warm ourselves in good cheer and spirits at this workshop on Colonial era cocktails and cordials, including some creative ways to…
Category: History, Winter Holidays

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Sunday, December 4, 2016

Dec 4

Riverdale Park Trail Maintenance

at Palisades Avenue and West 232nd Street (in Seton Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Stewardship Team will be caring for the trails of Riverdale Park with a special maintenance project at the viewing platform that overlooks the Palisades.
Category: Nature, Volunteer

Dec 4

It's My Park at Virginia Park

at Entrance at Virginia Avenue (in Virginia Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with G.I.V.E. to help rake the leaves and plant daffodil bulbs at Virginia Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

Dec 4

Family Art Project: Season's Greetings

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get into the spirit of drawing winter in the garden by drafting flip-open frames and pop-out nature images reflecting early signs of winter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

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Dec 4

Christmas in Richmond Town and Traditional Tree Lighting

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Historic Richmond Town welcomes you to share in the Christmas spirit, embracing Christmas present and Christmas past. Experience nostalgia all through the historic village.
Category: Festivals, Markets, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings

Dec 4

Outdoor Skills: Shelter 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.
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, an outdoor skills program is the perfect fit for you.
Category: Education, Nature

Dec 4

Nature Exploration Hike: John Muir Trail (Vigorous)

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 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

Dec 4

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Dec 4

Pre-Concert Tea

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
The Café at Wave Hill pairs a classic menu with an assortment of green, black and herbal teas.
Category: Food

Dec 4

Winter Horticulture Tour of the Heather Garden with Author Leslie Day

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come tour Fort Tryon's Heather Garden and the former Billings Estate entrance area and learn about Fort Tryon's many conifers and evergreens with Leslie Day.
Category: Nature, Tours

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