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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 10, 2016


Kids Wildlife Workshop with Bobby Horvath

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to meet an eagle owl? Pet a fox? Hold a red-tailed hawk? Here's your chance to get up close and personal with Northern Manhattan Parks' wildlife.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Must See

Winter Wonderland

at Brookville Boulevard and 144 Avenue (in Brookville Park), Queens

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday season with an evening of crafts, games, music, photo stations, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays

Best For

A Holiday Concert with Brooklyn Baroque

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

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
This holiday concert at the Morris-Jumel Mansion features works by Telemann, Gluck, Cesti, and Boismortier, among others.
Category: Concerts, History, Winter Holidays


Peace in the Park: Third Annual Winter Season Celebration

at Amersfort Park, Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This free, family-friendly event includes lighting of the park's beautiful 28-foot-tall Norway spruce holiday tree, as well as refreshments and entertainment.
Category: Festivals, Volunteer, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings


Holiday on the Hudson

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson for our annual holiday tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, tree decoration making, and hot chocolate.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Winter Holidays, Waterfront, Holiday Lightings


Birding: Owls

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature


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


Astronomy: Long Nights Moon

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Using a reflecting telescope, the Urban Park Rangers will show you where the 6 Apollo missions that landed on the moon actually touched down.
Category: Nature, Astronomy

Must See

Sunday, December 11, 2016


NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.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


NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.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

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