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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

Arts, Culture & Fun: Preview Screening of Autism in Love

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Presented by Indie Lens Pop Up. A sneak peak preview screening of Autism in Love which premieres on PBS January 11th. Four adults at different places on the autism spectrum open up…
Category: Accessible, Education, Film, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Dec12

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Dec12

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
Free!

Dec12

Documentary: Autism in Love

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This is a documentary about four adults at different places on the autism spectrum who open up their personal lives as they navigate dating and romantic relationships. A free film…
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Dec12

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

Dec12

MJM Annual Holiday Concert

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Baroque and guests will perform chamber and vocal music perfectly suited to the season; and a merry reception featuring food and drink will follow.
Category: Concerts, Winter Holidays

Dec12

Inwood Owl Prowl

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Bring the whole family and find out as you roam the winter woods in search of owls with expert naturalist Mike Feller.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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Dec12

Summer on the Hudson: Holiday on the Hudson

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for our annual tree lighting and community warming celebration where we welcome the season with friends and family.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Waterfront, Seniors, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec12

Grand Army Plaza Menorah Lighting in Manhattan

at Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Gather around the 32-foot-tall menorah to celebrate Chanukah, the annual Jewish Festival of Lights.
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec12

Astronomy: New Moon

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
With no moonlight to interfere, this is the best time of the month to observe faint objects such as galaxies and star clusters.
Category: Best for Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

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