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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 9, 2016 to December 30, 2017

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Dec10

Peace in the Park: Third Annual Winter Season Celebration

at Amersfort Park, Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This free, family-friendly event includes lighting of the park's beautiful 28-foot-tall Norway spruce holiday tree, as well as refreshments and entertainment.
Category: Festivals, Volunteer, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec10

Holiday on the Hudson

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join Summer on the Hudson for our annual holiday tree lighting party and celebrate the season with live music, dancing, tree decoration making, and hot chocolate.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Winter Holidays, Waterfront, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec10

Birding: Owls

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Dec10

A Christmas Carol at the Merchant's House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the season with this unique retelling of a holiday classic, set in the Museum’s Greek Revival double parlor decorated in 19th-century holiday style.
Category: Art, Theater, Winter Holidays, Seniors

Dec10

Astronomy: Long Nights Moon

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Using a reflecting telescope, the Urban Park Rangers will show you where the 6 Apollo missions that landed on the moon actually touched down.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Dec11

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Dec11

NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Dec11

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Dec11

NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park

at East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Dec11

Winter Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Explore Wave Hill’s tranquil gardens and woodlands with naturalist Gabriel Willow to observe birds in their winter habitats.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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