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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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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Dec 7

Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square

at Bartel-Pritchard Square, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The offerings range from a selection of vegetables, fruits, baked goods, plants, and flowers to fresh-caught fish and organic baked goods.
Category: Food
Free!

Dec 7

Open House Week

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
St. James Recreation Center will open its doors to the public, offering an opportunity to participate in sports, fitness, creative arts, and computer technology.
Free!

Dec 7

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Wreath Interpretations

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate the holidays with the 34th annual exhibition of inventive, unconventional wreaths crafted by more than 40 fine artists, designers, and other creative contributors.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Dec 7

Fourth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder...Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Local and national artists were selected for their interpretation of the theme "A Whimsical Winter Wonder...".
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

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Kids
Dec 7

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Category: Art, History
Free!

Dec 7

Le Petit Book Arts: Adults Journal

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Create a miniature journal to put your thoughts into.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Dec 7

Recycle to Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make a holiday tree out of brown paper bags.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec 7

Youth Fun Programs

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 8 years to 17 years are welcome to participate in a variety of sports,crafts and learning opportunities including: Computer Resources, Arts in Parks, Youth…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

Christmas Tree Lighting

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Come light up the tree at the garden of Lewis H. Latimer House. The tree lighting will be followed with live piano and hot cocoa for children.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 7

GreenThumb Workshop: Funding Your Garden, Park, or Green Space

at United Community Centers, Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Partnerships for Parks Capacity Fund Grant program provides small grants of up to $5,000 to strengthen the outreach, membership, and event-planning capacity of community groups.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

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