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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 391–400 out of 817 events
from December 4, 2016 to December 30, 2017

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Dec29

Lighting of the World's Largest Menorah: Manhattan

at Grand Army Plaza, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The menorah is 32 feet tall and weighs about 4,000 pounds!
Category: Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec29

Lighting of the World's Largest Menorah: Brooklyn

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
At the World's Largest Menorah every night of Chanukah is celebrated with live music, hot latkes, and gifts for the children.
Category: Holiday Lightings
Free!

Dec29

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Friday, December 30, 2016

Dec30

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Wreath Interpretations

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 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!

Dec30

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
Dec30

Baby and Me

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Enjoy stories, play, and arts activities together.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec30

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!

Dec30

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Dec30

Winter Holiday in Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for family programming during the winter recess.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec30

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!

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