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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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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Dec20

Canarsie Green Neighborhood: Forest Restoration

at McGuire Fields at Avenue W (in McGuire Fields), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Stewardship Team for a day of service to care for the forest in Canarsie Park!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Dec20

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!

Dec20

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

Dec20

Kids Le Petit Art: Books

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create your very own coloring book, with original art to color in.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec20

Youth Fun Programs

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

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 8 years to 17 years are welcome to participate in a variety of sports,crafts and learning opportunities including: Computer Resources, Arts in Parks, Youth…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec20

A Paranormal Victorian Holiday and Book Release

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

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Guests will be served hot spiced wine and cider, cheese, cookies, and other holiday fare, and given an overview of paranormal activity at the mansion.
Category: History
Free!

Dec20

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Dec20

A Christmas Carol at the Merchant's House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 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 19th-century holiday style.
Category: Art, Theater, Winter Holidays, Seniors

Must See
Event
Dec20

NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park

at Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.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!

Dec20

NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.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!

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