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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 May 17, 2013 (x) to December 30, 2017

Friday, December 30, 2016

Dec30

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Dec30

Winter Holiday in Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for family programming during the winter recess.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec30

Paint it Up: Whimsical Winter Wonder...Upcycle Bottle Art - Adults

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Paint and decorate your personal wine bottles or other bottles.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Dec30

Seasonal Arts and Crafts: Snowman Bottle

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create a decorative work of art on your personal jars and bottles to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec30

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
Dec30

Lighting of the World's Largest Menorah: Brooklyn

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
At the World's Largest Menorah every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, hot latkes, and gifts for the children.
Category: Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec30

Lighting of the World's Largest Menorah: Manhattan

at Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The menorah is 32 feet tall and weighs about 4,000 pounds!
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec30

Art Exhibit - Salutation Vineyard: Cultivated Fruit

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us as we remember the loved ones who passed away in 2015 and 2016 through this colorful art exhibit. Light refreshments will be served. Contact (212) 360-1430 or…
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Dec31

CANCELLED: 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!

Dec31

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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