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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 12, 2015

Dec12

Christmas in the Colonies

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy Van Cortlandt House decked out in its holiday finery for Saint Nicholas Day, New Year’s Day, and Twelfth Night.
Category: Winter Holidays

Dec12

Union Square Holiday Market

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Shop for the holidays at Union Square Park!
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec12

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

at Maine Monument (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
The Columbus Circle Holiday Market is the perfect place to enjoy bites from some of the city's finest, shop for holiday gifts, and soak in the splendor of winter in New York.
Category: Markets, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec12

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

Dec12

Holiday Workshop Weekend: Felted Soaps

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by the gardens and galleries at Wave Hill. Explore the magic of felting while creating handmade felted…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays, Seniors

Dec12

Holiday Workshop Weekend: Miniature Arrangements

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by the gardens and galleries at Wave Hill. Fashion a trio of sweet miniature arrangements in tiny…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Winter Holidays, Seniors

Dec12

Holiday Workshop Weekend: Natural Wreaths and Swags

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop by this weekend to create your own gifts and holiday decorations inspired by the gardens and galleries at Wave Hill. Craft one-of-a-kind holiday decorations using fresh greens…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Winter Holidays, Seniors

Dec12

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!

Dec12

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Dec12

Hands on History: Winter Wonderland

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come learn about 19th century seasonal festivities and hear how the King family spent cold winter months! As a seasonal and traditional treat, make snowflakes and a pomander, a scented…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Winter Holidays
Free!

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