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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 11, 2017 to December 29, 2018

Friday, December 15, 2017

Dec15

Arsenal Gallery: 35th Annual Wreath Interpretations Exhibition

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks welcomes the holiday season with its 35th annual exhibition of creative, unconventional wreaths.
Category: Accessible, Art, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec15

Fifth 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.
The exhibition, curated by Lucy Aponte, features the delightful works of over a dozen emerging and established artists from the Bronx and around.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec15

The Painted Rock Project

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

10:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
The Painted Rock Project is a collaboration between St. Mary's Recreation Center, Senior Marlins and Bronx Works. Starting in the beginning of October, painted rocks will be…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Fitness, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec15

Roxanne Jacobson: Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island's Prehistory

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 project locates, intervenes, and reveals sites that have been destroyed - seeking to make visible a history that has been erased from the land.
Category: Art
Free!

Dec15

The Three Bears Holiday Bash

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
The Three Bears Holiday Bash is a variety show that celebrates the holiday season in song, dance and puppetry. This production quickly becomes a comedy of errors when Baby Bear invites…
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Dec15

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Dec15

The Three Bears Holiday Bash

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.12:15 p.m.
The Three Bears Holiday Bash is a variety show that celebrates the holiday season in song, dance and puppetry. This production quickly becomes a comedy of errors when Baby Bear invites…
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Dec15

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create fun arts and crafts for the fall and holiday seasons.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec15

Teen Digital Media Winter Showcase: Stories Well Told

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
There will be photography and graphic design exhibits, play-testing of newly-created video games, a video screening, youth-made music, and a showcase of arts/tech projects.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Art, Film, Games, Theater
Free!

Dec15

Astronomy: The Geminids Meteor Shower

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
See one of the best meteor showers, producing up to 120 multi-colored meteors per hour at its peak. Meteors are best viewed on cloud-free nights, but this program is rain or shine.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

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