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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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Sunday, December 6, 2015

Dec 6

Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Alice Austen's beloved home, Clear Comfort, was her muse and her window onto the world at the entrance to the New York Harbor. The vantage point from Clear Comfort is…
Free!

Dec 6

Nature Exploration Hike: John Muir Trail (Vigorous)

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City, exploring the nature found in our urban forests. This is an advanced intensity level hike.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Dec 6

Christmas in Richmond Town

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 lights up the town on one of the most memorable nights of the holiday season!
Category: Tours, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town

Dec 6

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.
This program will teach participants about the basics of shelter building in wilderness situations.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

Colonial Christmas

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

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Visit the Conference Room for a holiday photo (bring your own camera) and receive a free gift for children from Father Christmas himself. Listen to live holiday music on a walk-through…
Category: History, Best for Kids, Markets, Food, Winter Holidays, Waterfront, Seniors, Santa's Coming to Town

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Dec 6

Union Square Holiday Market

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Shop for the holidays at Union Square Park!
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec 6

Meditation

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices. Each session, led byYoga for…
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Dec 6

Winter Tree Identification Hike (Light)

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Park Ranger hiking guides will guide you on this light intensity hike, featuring a leisurely stroll on mostly paved paths and an introduction to tree identification.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Dec 6

Historical Conifer Walk 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 the Heather Garden and the former Billings Estate entrance area and learn about Fort Tryon's many conifers and evergreens.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Dec 6

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

at Driggs Avenue and Lorimer Street (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program features methods and skills for fire making, along with campfire safety.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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