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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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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Dec 8

Lighting our Community

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance for a multicultural holiday celebration and concert featuring Vy Higginsen's Gospel Choir for Teens and a special guest performance by singer composer Eric Plaks.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 8

NYC Parks Presents Holiday Karaoke

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for an evening filled with fun and karaoke. Bring your friends and family!
Category: Concerts, Winter Holidays
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 8

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

Dec 8

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

Friday, December 9, 2016

Dec 9

It's My Park at New Dorp Beach Memorial Garden

at Superstorm Sandy Memorial Garden (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan to spruce up the park in preparation for their annual holiday event.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Dec 9

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 9

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Wreath Interpretations

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate the holidays with the 34th annual exhibition of inventive, unconventional wreaths crafted by more than 40 fine artists, designers, and other creative contributors.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Dec 9

Open House Week

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

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
St. James Recreation Center will open its doors to the public, offering an opportunity to participate in sports, fitness, creative arts, and computer technology.
Free!

Dec 9

Baby and Me

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Enjoy stories, play, and arts activities together.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 9

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!

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