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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 26, 2015


Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors


Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Sunday, December 27, 2015


New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life at Marine Park

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness


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


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


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…


Yoga At Morris-Jumel Mansion

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Every Thursday and Sunday at 1 p.m., Morris-Jumel Mansion plays host to Awesome Asana Yoga, an hour-long exercise in body stretching and mind cleansing taught by Registered Yoga…
Category: Fitness


Historic New York: Monuments of Prospect Park

at Grand Army Plaza Arch (in Grand Army Plaza), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This guided walk will lead through the paths of Prospect Park as your Ranger guide retells the stories and forgotten history behind many of the monuments placed within.
Category: History

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Winter Photography Hike (light)

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of outdoor photography and practice your skills as you are guided past amazing views and natural wonders found in Astoria Park.
Category: Nature, Art

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Birding: Owls

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Winter is the best time of year to spot owls roosting in New York City's parks. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids

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