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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.

Viewing 41–50 out of 1,046 events
from December 11, 2017 to December 29, 2018

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Dec13

Caring For Annual Plant Beds

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how to prepare your annual plant beds by adding shredded leaves and compost. Participants will be helping us with the work—dress for the weather!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Dec13

Arts. Culture & Fun: George Braith Quartet

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a special holiday party with live jazz music by former Blue Note recording artist, George Braith and his band.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Seniors
Free!

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Dec13

Recycle to Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec13

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Dec14

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Dec14

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
Dec14

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!

Dec14

Greenbelt Peepers (for 2 year olds)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Dec14

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!

Dec14

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

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