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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 6, 2016 to December 30, 2017

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Dec 6

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 6

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!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

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 6

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Dec 6

Kids Le Petit Art: Books

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create your very own coloring book, with original art to color in.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec 6

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 6

Dance and Fitness

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

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Learn the newest dances, and dance routines popular in current music videos all while getting tone. This class is designed for children and youth ages 8 years to 17 years. …
Free!

Dec 6

Mad. Sq. Holiday 2016

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join us for Madison Square Park’s annual tree lighting ceremony and festivities.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 6

CreateNYC: Develop a Cultural Plan for NYC - Brooklyn Workshop

at BRIC Arts Media House, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
New York City is developing a new cultural plan for all New Yorkers, and we want to hear from you! Show up at an upcoming meeting, or get feedback from your community.
Category: Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 6

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition Opening: Wreath Interpretations

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 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!

Must See
Event

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