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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 16, 2017 to December 29, 2018

Saturday, December 16, 2017


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


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


Winter Wonderland

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks in an afternoon of family relay races, crafts for children and adults, a photo op with Santa Claus, snacks, and a movie!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Santa's Coming to Town

Best For

Tinker Fest & Holiday Tree Lighting

at Lewis H. Latimer House (in Lewis H Latimer House), Queens

1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday with fun tinkering, tree lighting, hot cocoa, and music at Lewis H. Latimer House Museum.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Tours, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings

Must See

Objects That We Found in the Well: Music by Nani FM

at Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Building C) (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Objects That We Found in the Well is a music performance by Nani FM resulting from a year-long exploration of public and private space in NYC through the use of music and sound.
Category: Concerts


Wreath Making Workshop

at Building P (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Learn how to make your own wreath from scratch with treasured keepsakes, ribbons, and natural objects like fresh thyme, rosemary, and cinnamon sticks.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Winter Holidays


Gracie Mansion Conservancy Family & Community Holiday Open House

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
New York City families and residents alike are invited to visit Gracie Mansion to learn about the history, view the "New York 1942" art installation, and see the Mansion dressed for the holidays.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Winter Holidays


Book Talk with Author Bob Brody: 'Playing Catch with Strangers: A Family Guy (Reluctantly) Comes of Age'

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Full of different emotions and experiences that come with what Bob Brody describes as a milestone, it is a book that tells his story and it is one that you do not want to miss.
Category: Talks


Candlelight Tours

at Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Candlelight Tours is a magical excursion. Imagine walking through an entire historic town at night guided by the glow of old-fashioned lamps.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Winter Holidays


Arts. Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night: Holiday Swing

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a great afternoon of jazz by veteran drummer Phil Young and his band, an uptown legend who has a musical career drumming for the likes of George Benson and Dizzy Gillespie.…
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Seniors

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