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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 31, 2015


NYRR Midnight Run and Central Park Fireworks

at Bethesda Terrace (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 p.m.11:59 p.m.
There will be DJs, neon face painting, strobe lights, photo opportunities, and fun giveaways starting at 10:00 p.m.
Category: New Year's Eve

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New Year's Eve Fireworks

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 p.m.11:59 p.m.
Join Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and the Prospect Park Alliance for the annual fireworks celebration in Prospect Park.
Category: New Year's Eve

Must See

Friday, January 1, 2016

Jan 1

CANCELLED: Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Please note: the Poe Park Visitor Center is closed on New Year's Day and will reopen tomorrow, January 2.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays

Jan 1

CANCELLED: Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Wreath Interpretations

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks celebrates the holiday season with its 33rd annual exhibition of unique, unconventional wreaths. A diverse selection of 50 fine artists, designers, and other spirited…
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors

Best For
Jan 1

Holiday Train Show

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
See enchanting model trains zip through a display of 150 landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays

Jan 1

External Forces: An Exhibit by Artist Sarah Yuster

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This series of oil paintings by artist Sarah Yuster depicts artists in situ at various Staten Island locations, specifically preserved natural areas and parks.
Category: Art, Seniors

Jan 1

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

Jan 1

HIstoric New York: The Children's District in Central Park

at Doris Freedman Plaza (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points in our city’s long history. This walking tour will highlight iconic locations within Central Park's Children's District.
Category: History, Tours

Must See
Jan 1

Brooklyn Senior Games Prep Meet-Up Clinics: Pickleball

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is hosting its first ever Games for Recreation Center members age 50+! Join these meetups to prepare for the competition in May.
Category: Sports, Seniors

Jan 1

Come Calling on New Year's Day

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for tours of the house, 19th century readings about New Year’s Day celebrations, and punch and confectionery.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Winter Holidays

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