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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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from December 2, 2016 to December 30, 2017

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Dec 3

Walking Tour: Old Tales and Historic Facts of The Bronx River

at West Farms, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Stephen DeVillo and Nilka Martel, NYC licensed tour guide and Bronx parks advocate, will lead a walking tour along the river, from West Farms Square to Hunts Point Riverside Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Dec 3

GreenThumb Workshop: Build an A-Frame/Sandwich Board

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
In this workshop, you will learn how to build an A-frame/sandwich bulletin board to invite neighbors to your community garden.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Dec 3

Orchard Beach Marine Life Talk and Seal Watch

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

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Join Educator Jim Paul who will give us the background on the marine life, water quality, and current issues of Long Island Sound.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Talks, Waterfront

Dec 3

Soccer Aerobics Demonstration and Open House

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This fun, new workout focuses on cardiovascular and strength exercises, and coordination, speed, and agility, all while you learn and develop the skills to play and compete in the sport.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Seniors

Dec 3

Our Solar System

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Discover the mysteries of the solar system and take a closer look at the sun.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Dec 3

Seal Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots.
Category: Nature
Free!

Dec 3

Kids Art: Conifers, Pine Cones, and Evergreens

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Discover various conifers and evergreens through art and create a collage of mixed media using recycled, natural, and other various materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 3

Sinterklass at the Wyckoff House Museum

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore New York City’s oldest house and learn how the Dutch tradition of Sinterklaas evolved into the American tradition of Santa Claus. Enjoy traditional music, treats, stories, and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Winter Holidays

Must See
Event
Dec 3

Fouth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder... Opening Reception and Panel Discussion

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Mix and mingle and meet the artists of the show.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 3

Hands on History: Namesake Bookplate

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about what made Rufus King's bookplate special and express yourself by creating one of your own.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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