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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 2, 2016 to December 30, 2017

Friday, December 2, 2016

Dec 2

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 2

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 2

Paint it Up: Whimsical Winter Wonder...Upcycle Bottle Art - Adults

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Paint and decorate your personal wine bottles or other bottles.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays, Seniors
Free!

Dec 2

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Dec 2

Seasonal Arts and Crafts: Snowman Bottle

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create a decorative work of art on your personal jars and bottles to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays
Free!

Dec 2

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 2

Sparkling the Heart of Fordham: Bryan Park Tree Lighting Celebration

at Bryan Park, Bronx

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Fordham Road BID for the annual tree lighting in the park! Santa will stop by and give Christmas presents to the first 600 kids to attend the event.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings, Santa's Coming to Town
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 2

Tree Lighting Skate-tacular

at The Rink at Bank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.
An original tale on ice starring world-class ice skaters, a celebrity narrator, live music, and more!
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec 2

Arts, Culture & Fun: Conversation Series

at Staten Island Culture Lounge, Staten Island

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Jessica Kratz will perform thought provoking spoken word with her infectious energy that inspires all. Jessica has published two childrens' books The Lucky Lighthouse and Sleigh Bells…
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Nature, Art, Festivals, Theater, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Dec 2

McCarren Open Mic

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Grab a cup of coffee and share your poems, songs, stories, and jokes at the Coffee House Open Mic. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Category: Art
Free!

Must See
Event

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