NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2018 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 12 Dec 2018 02:44:42 GMT <![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/12/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/12/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre Date: December 12, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-12 2018-12-12 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5b95cfd08.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:43:49 EDT
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/12/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/12/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 Date: December 12, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-12 2018-12-12 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5e9e581a7.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:43:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids & Families Recycle to Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/12/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/12/recycle-to-art Date: December 12, 2018

Kids will turn recyclable materials into adorable works of art to use at home.

  • October - Popsicle Stick Scare Crow
  • November - Apple Stamping
  • December - Plastic Christmas Tree

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-12 2018-12-12 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b5b626265b83.jpg Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:29:10 EST
<![CDATA[Paper Crafting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/12/paper-crafting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/12/paper-crafting Date: December 12, 2018

Any time you fold a piece of paper, you're crafting. And there are, surprisingly, many ways to fold a piece of paper. Whether you're a total newbie or a seasoned crafter, there'll be something for everyone. We'll cover basic skills, tips-and-tricks, and some surprising techniques. Along the way, you’ll learn about the simple tools of the craft, as well as various alternatives, so you get to know what you’ll want to have in your very own toolbox.

All ages are welcome; you must be able to use scissors! Students are encouraged to bring their own tools and supplies.

Please note: Registration is highly encouraged to be sure of space! To register, please email Stephanie.Parello@parks.nyc.gov or call (646) 517-5234.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 517-5234

Location: H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-12-12 2018-12-12 3:30 pm 5:00 pm 40.50554614753800000, -74.25419378280700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bf5c31a6961d.jpg Mon, 26 Nov 2018 12:28:42 EST
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Peepers Early Childhood Education Program]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/13/greenbelt-peepers-early-childhood-education-program http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/13/greenbelt-peepers-early-childhood-education-program Date: December 13, 2018

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities, observations, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

The program will take place indoors and outdoors (weather permitting) for two to three year olds and their caregiver. Appropriate footwear required. (No sandals or flip-flops)

Start time: 9:45 am

End time: 10:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2018-12-13 2018-12-13 9:45 am 10:15 am 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b89796d6fde0.jpg Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:13:37 EDT
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/13/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/13/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre Date: December 13, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-13 2018-12-13 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5b95cfd08.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:43:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Greenbelt Tree Tots Early Childhood Education]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/13/greenbelt-tree-tots-early-childhood-education http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/13/greenbelt-tree-tots-early-childhood-education Date: December 13, 2018

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities, observations, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.

The program will take place indoors and outdoors (weather permitting) for three to four year olds and their caregiver. Appropriate footwear required. (No sandals or flip-flops)

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2018-12-13 2018-12-13 11:00 am 11:45 am 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b897f7171dd0.png Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:13:37 EDT
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/13/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/13/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 Date: December 13, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-13 2018-12-13 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5e9e581a7.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:43:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids & Families Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/13/kids-families-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/13/kids-families-imaginative-arts Date: December 13, 2018

Kids use your imagination to create adorable arts and crafts projects to take home. Projects may combine 2D and 3D together.

  • October - Steam Punk Art
  • November - Emotive Art
  • December - Whimsical Winter Wonder...Inspired Art

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-13 2018-12-13 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b5b68be26293.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 16:13:15 EDT
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/14/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/14/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre Date: December 14, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-14 2018-12-14 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5b95cfd08.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:43:49 EDT
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/14/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/14/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 Date: December 14, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-14 2018-12-14 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5e9e581a7.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:43:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Seasonal Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/14/seasonal-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/14/seasonal-arts-and-crafts Date: December 14, 2018

Kids will create fun art related to the season.

  • October - Pumpkin Ornaments
  • November - Angel stick
  • December - Christmas Wreaths

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-14 2018-12-14 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b5b704b7e426.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 16:13:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Teen Titans Go! To the Movie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/14/movies-under-the-stars-teen-titans-go-to-the-movie http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/14/movies-under-the-stars-teen-titans-go-to-the-movie Date: December 14, 2018

Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film!

Teen Titans Go! To The Movies

In this hilarious animated feature, the Teen Titans realize they're not "real" superheroes because there's not a movie about them. The five friends vow to do something heroic enough to warrant a big-screen adaption.

Before You Go:
You should come before 5:00 p.m. to get your spot for the movie.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:35 pm

Contact phone: (718) 218-2380

Location: McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2018-12-14 2018-12-14 5:00 pm 6:35 pm 40.72010040283203000, -73.94999694824219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bdc6f90b16fe.jpg Wed, 07 Nov 2018 16:59:34 EST
<![CDATA[Al Smith Holiday Celebration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/14/al-smith-holiday-celebration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/14/al-smith-holiday-celebration Date: December 14, 2018

Join us to celebrate the holiday spirit by listening to our Al Smith Choir performing carols for the community. We will have the tree lighting while we sip on hot cocoa to warm us up, and create whimsical arts and crafts.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

For accessibility information, contact Ali Khalid-khan by December 12, 2018 by at (212) 285-0304 or by email ali.khalid-khan@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 285-0304

Location: Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

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M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2018-12-14 2018-12-14 5:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.71070098876953000, -73.99669647216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bf4562deebc3.jpg Tue, 20 Nov 2018 17:14:11 EST
<![CDATA[Unlock your Creativity at Paint Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/14/unlock-your-creativity-at-paint-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/14/unlock-your-creativity-at-paint-night Date: December 14, 2018

Join us to paint on a canvas! Your canvas can depict your current mood, fashion, style or personality. Finished artwork will be featured at the Al Oerter Recreation Center gallery located on the second floor track.

Space is limited. Please register at the front desk. Canvas and materials will be provided. All artwork will be on display for 3 months, then will be returned to artist.

An NYC Parks Recreation Center membership is required!

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-353-7853

Location: Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2018-12-14 2018-12-14 5:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.83439636230469000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bca07cfa4072.jpg Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:29:10 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Art and Table Top Activities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/kids-art-and-table-top-activities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/kids-art-and-table-top-activities Date: December 15, 2018

While Mom and Dad take a fitness class, the kiddies have fun with arts and crafts and table-top activities.

  • October - Paper Plate Ghost
  • November - Apple Stamping
  • Decermber - Christmas Wreaths

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-15 2018-12-15 9:00 am 11:15 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 02 Oct 2018 16:13:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Wintery Birdy Marionettes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/family-art-project-wintery-birdy-marionettes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/family-art-project-wintery-birdy-marionettes Date: December 15, 2018

Have you seen any downy woodpeckers, chickadees, or eastern towhees lately? See which of these black-and-white winter birds can be spotted setting up house at Wave Hill this winter. Make fun, bird marionettes to hang on a group indoor tree display or take home to dance around and decorate your house.

Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-12-15 2018-12-15 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5be5fefc3bd0f.jpg Tue, 27 Nov 2018 16:13:41 EST
<![CDATA[Preparing for Winter Solstice]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/preparing-for-winter-solstice http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/preparing-for-winter-solstice Date: December 15, 2018

Celebrate the end of fall and look forward to the cozy winter days ahead. Weather permitting, we will take a short walk and see how the forest has been preparing for winter. Then we will create a special craft that will add light to the season’s shorter, darker days as we cozy up near the fireplace.

This program is recommended for ages 4-8 with an adult chaperone.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2018-12-15 2018-12-15 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5be61450373e0.jpg Tue, 20 Nov 2018 17:14:11 EST
<![CDATA[Farmhouse Family Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/farmhouse-family-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/farmhouse-family-day Date: December 15, 2018

Drop in every third Saturday of the month between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to explore New York City’s oldest house together. Arrive by 1:00 p.m. for a unique hands-on making activity each month.

Seasonal activities inside the historic house and around the gardens include scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities.

Family Day is open to everyone. Activities are designed for families with kids ages 4 to 10. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No reservation required.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 629-5400

Location: Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2018-12-15 2018-12-15 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bc8e914813d0.jpg Tue, 20 Nov 2018 17:14:11 EST
<![CDATA[WBO Winter Wonderland]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/wbo-winter-wonderland http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/wbo-winter-wonderland Date: December 15, 2018

Join us for winter arts and crafts, carnival games, and pictures with Santa!

Celebrating all Winter holidays including Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Christmas, Eid, and New Years!

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2018-12-15 2018-12-15 12:30 pm 2:30 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b9552485a46b.png Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:29:10 EST
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre Date: December 15, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-15 2018-12-15 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5fb2ddb75.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:57:47 EDT
<![CDATA[CANCELLED: Kids & Families Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/kids-paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/kids-paper-arts-and-crafts Date: December 15, 2018

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

Kids have fun making themed art with paper:

  • October - Paper Plate Ghost
  • November - Paper Winter Tree
  • December - Paper Christmas Bauble

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-15 2018-12-15 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b5b739ab5d37.jpg Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:29:00 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-towering-trees-the-north-woods http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-towering-trees-the-north-woods Date: December 15, 2018

Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park woodland community.

Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using Discovery Kits – rugged backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses.

Details

Meet location: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (inside the Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues). Map of the start location
Terrain: Uneven, with hills and stairs
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive at walk location 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check in and to pick up Discovery Kits.

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-15 2018-12-15 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.79679870605500000, -73.95149993896500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b29d5675251b.jpg Thu, 01 Nov 2018 16:29:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Crafting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/paper-crafting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/paper-crafting Date: December 15, 2018

Any time you fold a piece of paper, you're crafting. And there are surprisingly many ways to fold a piece of paper. Whether you're a total newbie or a seasoned crafter, there'll be something for everyone. We'll cover basic skills, tips-and-tricks, and some surprising techniques. Along the way, you’ll learn about the simple tools of the craft, as well as various alternatives, so you get to know what you’ll want to have in your very own toolbox.

All ages are welcome. You must be able to use scissors! Students are encouraged to bring their own tools and supplies.

Please note: Registration is highly encouraged to be sure of space! To register, please email Stephanie.Parello@parks.nyc.gov or call (646) 571-5234.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 571-5234

Location: H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-12-15 2018-12-15 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.50554614753800000, -74.25419378280700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bf5c3e04530f.jpg Mon, 26 Nov 2018 12:28:43 EST
<![CDATA[Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/15/paper-arts-and-crafts Date: December 15, 2018

Kids and families make their own cute holiday baubles for the Christmas season

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-15 2018-12-15 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:14:05 EST
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Wintery Birdy Marionettes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/16/family-art-project-wintery-birdy-marionettes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/16/family-art-project-wintery-birdy-marionettes Date: December 16, 2018

Have you seen any downy woodpeckers, chickadees or eastern towhees lately? See which of these black-and-white winter birds can be spotted setting up house at Wave Hill this winter. Make fun, bird marionettes to hang on a group indoor tree display or take home to dance around and decorate your house.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2018-12-16 2018-12-16 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5be5ff475466c.jpg Tue, 27 Nov 2018 16:44:00 EST
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/16/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/16/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre Date: December 16, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-16 2018-12-16 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5fb2ddb75.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:57:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Ranger's Choice: Fire Making Skills]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/16/rangers-choice-fire-making-skills http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/16/rangers-choice-fire-making-skills Date: December 16, 2018

Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors.

Please note: Registration is required. Registration opens on Wednesday, December 5. To register, please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Alley Pond Park

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-12-16 2018-12-16 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.74592946532400000, -73.74115467071600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a81f315b3d67.jpg Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:44:07 EST
<![CDATA[Santa’s Corner]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/16/santas-corner http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/16/santas-corner Date: December 16, 2018

Stop by Winter Village at Bryant Park to meet Santa and his elves from Sunday, December 16 through Sunday, December 23.

On December 16 and December 23, the event kicks off at 12:30 p.m. with holiday caroling from our friends at New York Holiday Choristers. On December 23, join park resident Cali Co Cat at 12:30 p.m. for holiday meowsic, stories, and interactive fun for kids!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-12-16 2018-12-16 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bfd7216a2bd5.jpg Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:58:11 EST
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/16/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/16/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: December 16, 2018

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! Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2018-12-16 2018-12-16 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:46 EST
<![CDATA[Fort Tryon Kids Art: Early Winter Wind Chimes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/16/fort-tryon-kids-art-early-winter-wind-chimes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/16/fort-tryon-kids-art-early-winter-wind-chimes Date: December 16, 2018

Construct and decorate a set of wind chimes celebrating the end of fall and ushering in the holiday season. Workshop participants will assemble and embellish a unique wind chime in the shape of leaves from native trees.

Greet winter visitors with a delightful melody of chimes. Hang this charming wind chime out in the cold and let a light or blustery breeze bring a little musical magic to the holiday season, or hang indoors for soothing sounds all winter long.

Please note: Space is limited (ages 6 - 12 only). RSVP is required; register on Eventbrite.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 795-1388

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-12-16 2018-12-16 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86719894409180000, -73.92890167236328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bff0bd812daa.jpg Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:14:08 EST
<![CDATA[Christmas Tinker Festival & Tree Lighting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/16/christmas-tinker-festival-tree-lighting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/16/christmas-tinker-festival-tree-lighting Date: December 16, 2018

Celebrate the holiday with fun tinkering, tree lighting, hot cocoa, and music at Lewis H. Latimer House Museum.

Holiday tinkering activities will take place from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Christmas tree will be lit at 5:00 p.m..

This event is free.

Please note: Space is limited and RSVP is required.

This program is produced in partnership with Queens Foundation for Architecture, and supported, in part, by HSBC Bank, Con Edison, and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 5:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 961-8585

Location: Lewis H Latimer House

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Q497 Lewis H Latimer House 2018-12-16 2018-12-16 2:30 pm 5:30 pm 40.76610183715800000, -73.82959747314500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bfc1681c22e4.jpg Tue, 27 Nov 2018 11:13:40 EST
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/17/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/17/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre Date: December 17, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-17 2018-12-17 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5b95cfd08.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:43:49 EDT
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/17/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/17/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 Date: December 17, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-17 2018-12-17 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5e9e581a7.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:43:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Santa’s Corner]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/17/santas-corner http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/17/santas-corner Date: December 17, 2018

Stop by Winter Village at Bryant Park to meet Santa and his elves from Sunday, December 16 through Sunday, December 23.

On December 16 and December 23, the event kicks off at 12:30 p.m. with holiday caroling from our friends at New York Holiday Choristers. On December 23, join park resident Cali Co Cat at 12:30 p.m. for holiday meowsic, stories, and interactive fun for kids!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-12-17 2018-12-17 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bfd7216a2bd5.jpg Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:58:11 EST
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/18/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/18/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre Date: December 18, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-18 2018-12-18 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5b95cfd08.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:43:49 EDT
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/18/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/18/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 Date: December 18, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-18 2018-12-18 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5e9e581a7.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:43:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Santa’s Corner]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/18/santas-corner http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/18/santas-corner Date: December 18, 2018

Stop by Winter Village at Bryant Park to meet Santa and his elves from Sunday, December 16 through Sunday, December 23.

On December 16 and December 23, the event kicks off at 12:30 p.m. with holiday caroling from our friends at New York Holiday Choristers. On December 23, join park resident Cali Co Cat at 12:30 p.m. for holiday meowsic, stories, and interactive fun for kids!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-12-18 2018-12-18 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bfd7216a2bd5.jpg Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:58:11 EST
<![CDATA[Kid's Le Petit Art-Mini Coloring Book]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/18/kids-le-petit-artmini-coloring-book http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/18/kids-le-petit-artmini-coloring-book Date: December 18, 2018

Kids create adorable miniature art to keep and take home. Kids are encouraged to discuss and share ideas with each other.

Kids make their own, personalized mini coloring book for the holiday season

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-18 2018-12-18 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:44:05 EST
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/19/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/19/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre Date: December 19, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-19 2018-12-19 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5b95cfd08.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:43:50 EDT
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/19/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/19/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 Date: December 19, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-19 2018-12-19 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5e9e581a7.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:43:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Santa’s Corner]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/19/santas-corner http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/19/santas-corner Date: December 19, 2018

Stop by Winter Village at Bryant Park to meet Santa and his elves from Sunday, December 16 through Sunday, December 23.

On December 16 and December 23, the event kicks off at 12:30 p.m. with holiday caroling from our friends at New York Holiday Choristers. On December 23, join park resident Cali Co Cat at 12:30 p.m. for holiday meowsic, stories, and interactive fun for kids!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-12-19 2018-12-19 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bfd7216a2bd5.jpg Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:58:11 EST
<![CDATA[Kids & Families Recycle to Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/19/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/19/recycle-to-art Date: December 19, 2018

Kids will turn recyclable materials into adorable works of art to use at home.

  • October - Popsicle Stick Scare Crow
  • November - Apple Stamping
  • December - Plastic Christmas Tree

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-19 2018-12-19 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b5b626265b83.jpg Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:29:10 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Game Day]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/19/kids-game-day http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/19/kids-game-day Date: December 19, 2018

Join Miss Debbie, the Washington Square Park Youth Activities Coordinator, as she hosts an afternoon of traditional school-yard games!

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 396-5873

Location: Northwest Corner Seating Area (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2018-12-19 2018-12-19 3:00 pm 4:30 pm 40.73202185833100000, -73.99852752685500000 Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:58:55 EST
<![CDATA[Paper Crafting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/19/paper-crafting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/19/paper-crafting Date: December 19, 2018

Any time you fold a piece of paper, you're crafting. And there are, surprisingly, many ways to fold a piece of paper. Whether you're a total newbie or a seasoned crafter, there'll be something for everyone. We'll cover basic skills, tips-and-tricks, and some surprising techniques. Along the way, you’ll learn about the simple tools of the craft, as well as various alternatives, so you get to know what you’ll want to have in your very own toolbox.

All ages are welcome; you must be able to use scissors! Students are encouraged to bring their own tools and supplies.

Please note: Registration is highly encouraged to be sure of space! To register, please email Stephanie.Parello@parks.nyc.gov or call (646) 517-5234.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 517-5234

Location: H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-12-19 2018-12-19 3:30 pm 5:00 pm 40.50554614753800000, -74.25419378280700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bf5c31a6961d.jpg Mon, 26 Nov 2018 12:28:42 EST
<![CDATA[Family Science Night: Planetary Science]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/19/family-science-night-planetary-science http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/19/family-science-night-planetary-science Date: December 19, 2018

This Family Science Night is out of this world! Experience intergalactic elements that connect all matter in the universe while learning about our planetary home's place within the cosmos.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2018-12-19 2018-12-19 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.58840179443359400, -74.13909912109375000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bccda083ae6b.png Tue, 30 Oct 2018 20:29:51 EDT
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/20/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/20/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre Date: December 20, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-20 2018-12-20 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5b95cfd08.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:43:50 EDT
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/20/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/20/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 Date: December 20, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-20 2018-12-20 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5e9e581a7.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:43:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Santa’s Corner]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/20/santas-corner http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/20/santas-corner Date: December 20, 2018

Stop by Winter Village at Bryant Park to meet Santa and his elves from Sunday, December 16 through Sunday, December 23.

On December 16 and December 23, the event kicks off at 12:30 p.m. with holiday caroling from our friends at New York Holiday Choristers. On December 23, join park resident Cali Co Cat at 12:30 p.m. for holiday meowsic, stories, and interactive fun for kids!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-12-20 2018-12-20 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bfd7216a2bd5.jpg Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:58:11 EST
<![CDATA[Kids & Families Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/20/kids-families-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/20/kids-families-imaginative-arts Date: December 20, 2018

Kids use your imagination to create adorable arts and crafts projects to take home. Projects may combine 2D and 3D together.

  • October - Steam Punk Art
  • November - Emotive Art
  • December - Whimsical Winter Wonder...Inspired Art

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-20 2018-12-20 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b5b68be26293.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 16:13:15 EDT
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/21/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/21/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre Date: December 21, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-21 2018-12-21 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5b95cfd08.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:43:50 EDT
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/21/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/21/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 Date: December 21, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-21 2018-12-21 11:30 am 12:30 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5e9e581a7.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:43:50 EDT
<![CDATA[Santa’s Corner]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/21/santas-corner http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/21/santas-corner Date: December 21, 2018

Stop by Winter Village at Bryant Park to meet Santa and his elves from Sunday, December 16 through Sunday, December 23.

On December 16 and December 23, the event kicks off at 12:30 p.m. with holiday caroling from our friends at New York Holiday Choristers. On December 23, join park resident Cali Co Cat at 12:30 p.m. for holiday meowsic, stories, and interactive fun for kids!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-12-21 2018-12-21 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bfd7216a2bd5.jpg Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:58:11 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/21/seasonal-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/21/seasonal-arts-and-crafts Date: December 21, 2018

Kids will create fun art related to the season.

  • October - Pumpkin Ornaments
  • November - Angel stick
  • December - Christmas Wreaths

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-21 2018-12-21 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b5b704b7e426.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 16:13:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Art and Table Top Activities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/kids-art-and-table-top-activities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/kids-art-and-table-top-activities Date: December 22, 2018

While Mom and Dad take a fitness class, the kiddies have fun with arts and crafts and table-top activities.

  • October - Paper Plate Ghost
  • November - Apple Stamping
  • Decermber - Christmas Wreaths

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-22 2018-12-22 9:00 am 11:15 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 02 Oct 2018 16:13:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Holiday Celebration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/holiday-celebration1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/holiday-celebration1 Date: December 22, 2018

Celebrate the holiday season by meeting and taking pictures with Santa Claus. Receive a candy cane from Mrs. Claus and play various holiday-themed games, participate in arts and crafts activities, and enjoy hot cocoa and popcorn. There will be a live performance of holiday music on the piano!

This event is FREE and open to the public. Supplies are provided, but space is limited.

For accessibility information, contact Ahmad Sarwary by December 20, 2018 by phone at (212) 234-9607 or by email at ahmad.sarwary@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 234-9607

Location: Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park)

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M014 Jackie Robinson Park 2018-12-22 2018-12-22 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.82419967651367000, -73.94249725341797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bf429592cfa6.JPG Tue, 20 Nov 2018 16:59:12 EST
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre Date: December 22, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-22 2018-12-22 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5fb2ddb75.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:57:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Outdoor Skills: Fire Making]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/kids-week-brooklyn-campfire-activities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/kids-week-brooklyn-campfire-activities Date: December 22, 2018

Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques and development of diverse outdoor skills. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.

Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors.

All programs are family friendly but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2018-12-22 2018-12-22 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.69219970703125000, -73.97480010986328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5aa6e6dc903cc.jpg Fri, 30 Nov 2018 10:58:34 EST
<![CDATA[Santa’s Corner]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/santas-corner http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/santas-corner Date: December 22, 2018

Stop by Winter Village at Bryant Park to meet Santa and his elves from Sunday, December 16 through Sunday, December 23.

On December 16 and December 23, the event kicks off at 12:30 p.m. with holiday caroling from our friends at New York Holiday Choristers. On December 23, join park resident Cali Co Cat at 12:30 p.m. for holiday meowsic, stories, and interactive fun for kids!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-12-22 2018-12-22 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bfd7216a2bd5.jpg Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:58:11 EST
<![CDATA[Kids & Families Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/kids-paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/kids-paper-arts-and-crafts Date: December 22, 2018

Kids have fun making themed art with paper:

  • October - Paper Plate Ghost
  • November - Paper Winter Tree
  • December - Paper Christmas Bauble

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-22 2018-12-22 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b5b739ab5d37.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 16:28:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Crafting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/paper-crafting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/paper-crafting Date: December 22, 2018

Any time you fold a piece of paper, you're crafting. And there are surprisingly many ways to fold a piece of paper. Whether you're a total newbie or a seasoned crafter, there'll be something for everyone. We'll cover basic skills, tips-and-tricks, and some surprising techniques. Along the way, you’ll learn about the simple tools of the craft, as well as various alternatives, so you get to know what you’ll want to have in your very own toolbox.

All ages are welcome. You must be able to use scissors! Students are encouraged to bring their own tools and supplies.

Please note: Registration is highly encouraged to be sure of space! To register, please email Stephanie.Parello@parks.nyc.gov or call (646) 571-5234.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 571-5234

Location: H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-12-22 2018-12-22 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.50554614753800000, -74.25419378280700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bf5c3e04530f.jpg Mon, 26 Nov 2018 12:28:43 EST
<![CDATA[Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/paper-arts-and-crafts Date: December 22, 2018

Kids and families make their own cute holiday baubles for the Christmas season

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-22 2018-12-22 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:14:05 EST
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Elf]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/movies-under-the-stars-elf http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/movies-under-the-stars-elf Date: December 22, 2018

Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free holiday film!

Elf
This delightful fantasy follows one of Santa's elves who learns he is actually a human and goes to New York City to meet his biological father, spreading Christmas cheer in a world of cynics as he goes. Featuring Will Ferrell in the title role, this wonderful film also stars James Caan. Ed Asner, Bob Newhart, Peter Dinklage, and Mary Steenburgen.

Before You Go:
You should come before 4:30 p.m. to get your spot for the movie.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 6:10 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2018-12-22 2018-12-22 4:30 pm 6:10 pm 40.72010040283203000, -73.94999694824219000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5be5bfb1455c7.jpg Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:59:29 EST
<![CDATA[Astronomy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/astronomy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/22/astronomy Date: December 22, 2018

The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky. Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.

Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Many programs feature astronomy experts and all equipment is provided.

Programs are best enjoyed on clear nights, so please call ahead if weather conditions are not clear.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park)

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2018-12-22 2018-12-22 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.79520034790039000, -73.77839660644531000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58545ebfa2638.jpg Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:59:07 EST
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/23/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/23/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre Date: December 23, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-23 2018-12-23 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae5fb2ddb75.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:57:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature's Workshop: Winter Nature Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/23/natures-workshop-winter-nature-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/23/natures-workshop-winter-nature-crafts Date: December 23, 2018

Each Nature's Workshop program explores its topic in depth and allows you to develop a skill, participate in a hands-on project, and indulge your curiosity.

Find your muse in nature. This workshop will inspire you to create art collages and animal figures with objects from nature.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2018-12-23 2018-12-23 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.60469818115234400, -73.92980194091797000 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:59:07 EST
<![CDATA[Santa’s Corner]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/23/santas-corner http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/23/santas-corner Date: December 23, 2018

Stop by Winter Village at Bryant Park to meet Santa and his elves from Sunday, December 16 through Sunday, December 23.

On December 16 and December 23, the event kicks off at 12:30 p.m. with holiday caroling from our friends at New York Holiday Choristers. On December 23, join park resident Cali Co Cat at 12:30 p.m. for holiday meowsic, stories, and interactive fun for kids!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Bank of America Winter Village (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2018-12-23 2018-12-23 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.75370025634800000, -73.98359680175800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bfd7216a2bd5.jpg Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:58:11 EST
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/23/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/23/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: December 23, 2018

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! Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2018-12-23 2018-12-23 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:46 EST
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre Date: December 26, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-26 2018-12-26 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae60c51c406.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:57:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Wilderness Survival Skills]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/kids-week-brooklyn-wilderness-survival-skills http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/kids-week-brooklyn-wilderness-survival-skills Date: December 26, 2018

Do you have what it takes to survive in the wild? Our Urban Park Rangers are skilled in the techniques of wilderness survival and emergency preparedness.

On this fun, family-friendly program you will learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.

This program features hands-on activities in an outdoor setting. Please dress appropriately for the weather.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2018-12-26 2018-12-26 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.60469818115234400, -73.92980194091797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56fc1de4218e9.jpg Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:14:09 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Nature Exploration Hike for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/kids-week-queens-nature-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/kids-week-queens-nature-exploration Date: December 26, 2018

The natural world is the best playground in New York City. Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through the wonders of Alley Pond Park.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Alley Pond Park Adventure Center

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2018-12-26 2018-12-26 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.74260657788600000, -73.74107217788700000 Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:14:09 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week: All About Owls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/all-about-owls http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/all-about-owls Date: December 26, 2018

Whooo knows what we will find as we look through owl pellet's and learn more about the adaptions of owls!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)

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R119 Blue Heron Park 2018-12-26 2018-12-26 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.53085327148437500, -74.17777252197266000 Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:14:09 EST
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 Date: December 26, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-26 2018-12-26 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae61b3d5bc3.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:57:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Nature Crafts Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/nature-crafts-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/nature-crafts-workshop Date: December 26, 2018

Create crafts using natural materials found outdoors with the Urban Park Rangers.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2018-12-26 2018-12-26 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:14:09 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Nature Crafts Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/nature-crafts-workshop1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/nature-crafts-workshop1 Date: December 26, 2018

Create crafts using natural materials found outdoors with the Urban Park Rangers.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-2277

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-12-26 2018-12-26 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86719894409180000, -73.92890167236328000 Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:14:08 EST
<![CDATA[Kids & Families Recycle to Art]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/recycle-to-art Date: December 26, 2018

Kids will turn recyclable materials into adorable works of art to use at home.

  • October - Popsicle Stick Scare Crow
  • November - Apple Stamping
  • December - Plastic Christmas Tree

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-26 2018-12-26 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b5b626265b83.jpg Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:29:10 EST
<![CDATA[Paper Crafting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/paper-crafting http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/26/paper-crafting Date: December 26, 2018

Any time you fold a piece of paper, you're crafting. And there are, surprisingly, many ways to fold a piece of paper. Whether you're a total newbie or a seasoned crafter, there'll be something for everyone. We'll cover basic skills, tips-and-tricks, and some surprising techniques. Along the way, you’ll learn about the simple tools of the craft, as well as various alternatives, so you get to know what you’ll want to have in your very own toolbox.

All ages are welcome; you must be able to use scissors! Students are encouraged to bring their own tools and supplies.

Please note: Registration is highly encouraged to be sure of space! To register, please email Stephanie.Parello@parks.nyc.gov or call (646) 517-5234.

Start time: 3:30 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (646) 517-5234

Location: H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-12-26 2018-12-26 3:30 pm 5:00 pm 40.50554614753800000, -74.25419378280700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bf5c31a6961d.jpg Mon, 26 Nov 2018 12:28:42 EST
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/27/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/27/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre Date: December 27, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-27 2018-12-27 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae60c51c406.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:57:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Ranger Games]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/27/ranger-games http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/27/ranger-games Date: December 27, 2018

Spend an afternoon of fun with the Urban Park Rangers playing and learning new and exciting nature games.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park)

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2018-12-27 2018-12-27 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.79520034790039000, -73.77839660644531000 Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:14:09 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Winter Scavenger Hunt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/27/winter-scavenger-hunt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/27/winter-scavenger-hunt Date: December 27, 2018

Winter season is unpredictable, but animals and plants adapt to the changes. Let's find some of these adaptations on a scavenger hunt through the trails in the park.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2018-12-27 2018-12-27 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.50255203247100000, -74.25181579589800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a4f8fdc75c61.jpg Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:14:09 EST
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/27/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/27/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 Date: December 27, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-27 2018-12-27 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae61b3d5bc3.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:57:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Birds of Prey]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/27/birds-of-prey http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/27/birds-of-prey Date: December 27, 2018

Red-tailed hawks are the dominant raptors in NYC. The Urban Park Rangers will show you a fantastic example of an active red-tail nest and discuss the life cycles and habits of these spectacular urban predators.

Binoculars will be distributed to better view these majestic animals.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)

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X010 Crotona Park 2018-12-27 2018-12-27 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.83700180053700000, -73.89340209960900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/586fdaec430f2.jpg Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:14:09 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Campfire Activities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/27/kids-week-brooklyn-campfire-activities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/27/kids-week-brooklyn-campfire-activities Date: December 27, 2018

Join us for campfire activities around a colonial hearth. Learn about campfire safety and sing along to some fun campfire songs with the Urban Park Rangers.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2018-12-27 2018-12-27 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.69219970703125000, -73.97480010986328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58c332d12da7b.jpg Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:14:09 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Winter Wildlife Hike for Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/27/kids-week-manhattan-trees-and-winter-wildlife http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/27/kids-week-manhattan-trees-and-winter-wildlife Date: December 27, 2018

Join the Urban Park Rangers for a winter walk looking for signs of wildlife.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1444

Location: Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-27 2018-12-27 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.79707717895508000, -73.95149230957031000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a4f88731ca63.jpg Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:14:09 EST
<![CDATA[Kids & Families Imaginative Arts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/27/kids-families-imaginative-arts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/27/kids-families-imaginative-arts Date: December 27, 2018

Kids use your imagination to create adorable arts and crafts projects to take home. Projects may combine 2D and 3D together.

  • October - Steam Punk Art
  • November - Emotive Art
  • December - Whimsical Winter Wonder...Inspired Art

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-27 2018-12-27 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b5b68be26293.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 16:13:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Woodland Wonderland - The Ramble]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-woodland-wonderland-the-ramble http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-woodland-wonderland-the-ramble Date: December 28, 2018

Get "lost" with us in the Ramble! Explore how this carefully planned woodland provides habitat for a variety of wildlife. Discover who calls the forest floor, the Lake shoreline, and the treetops their home.

Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using Discovery Kits – rugged backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, hand lenses, and complementary Discovery Journal.

Details

Meeting location: Loeb Boathouse Express Café (East Drive and 75th Street). Map of start location.
Terrain: A few inclines, some stairs, and wood-chipped trails; may not be suitable for strollers.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check-in.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 0:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Loeb Boathouse (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-28 2018-12-28 11:00 am 0:30 am 40.77508104309300000, -73.96854019165000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bcf52b9efb06.jpg Thu, 01 Nov 2018 16:59:45 EDT
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre Date: December 28, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-28 2018-12-28 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae60c51c406.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:57:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Nature Crafts Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/nature-crafts-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/nature-crafts-workshop Date: December 28, 2018

Create crafts using natural materials found outside with the Urban Park Rangers.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 846-2731

Location: Forest Park Visitor Center

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2018-12-28 2018-12-28 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.70069885253900000, -73.85500335693400000 Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:14:09 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Campfire Activities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/campfire-activities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/campfire-activities Date: December 28, 2018

Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon of fun and outdoor activities as we gather around the campfire and enjoy the outdoors.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Parking Lot (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2018-12-28 2018-12-28 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.61925331048000000, -74.10776889324200000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/587566050b572.jpg Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:14:09 EST
<![CDATA[City Parks Foundation Presents Yeti, Set, Snow! at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/city-parks-foundation-presents-yeti-set-snow-at-the-swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre1 Date: December 28, 2018

City Parks Foundation presents an original production and story, Yeti, Set Snow!, at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, November 13, 2018 - February 24, 2019. Yeti, Set, Snow! tells the story of a young girl named Widget, and her friend, Twig, who encounter a yeti named Pascetti on the first snow day of the winter season. Pascetti, who lives on a mountain top nearby, dislikes the snow. Through songs and snow day activities, Pascetti discovers not only that snow can be fun but also learns the value of friendship. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit cityparksfoundation.org/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-28 2018-12-28 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bae61b3d5bc3.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:57:47 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Winter Scavenger Hunt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/kids-week-bronx-winter-scavenger-hunt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/kids-week-bronx-winter-scavenger-hunt Date: December 28, 2018

Winter season is unpredictable, but animals and plants adapt to the changes. Let's find some of these adaptations on a scavenger hunt through the trails in the park.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2018-12-28 2018-12-28 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.85166235434100000, -73.82469034195000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a4f8fdc75c61.jpg Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:14:09 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Build a Birdfeeder]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/kids-week-brooklyn-build-a-birdfeeder http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/kids-week-brooklyn-build-a-birdfeeder Date: December 28, 2018

Urban Park Rangers connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. Join the Rangers for an afternoon of fun. Learn how to build a birdfeeder for your own backyard.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2018-12-28 2018-12-28 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.60469818115234400, -73.92980194091797000 Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:14:09 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week: Sounds of Nature]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/sounds-of-nature http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/sounds-of-nature Date: December 28, 2018

Join the Urban Park Rangers in discovering music in nature by using natural materials and exploring the sounds inside the park.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-2277

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-12-28 2018-12-28 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.86719894409180000, -73.92890167236328000 Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:14:08 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/seasonal-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/seasonal-arts-and-crafts Date: December 28, 2018

Kids will create fun art related to the season.

  • October - Pumpkin Ornaments
  • November - Angel stick
  • December - Christmas Wreaths

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-28 2018-12-28 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b5b704b7e426.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 16:13:14 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Home Alone 2: Lost in New York]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/movies-under-the-stars-home-alone-2-lost-in-new-york http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/28/movies-under-the-stars-home-alone-2-lost-in-new-york Date: December 28, 2018

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

One year after Kevin was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself in New York City, and the same criminals are not far behind.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 6:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 6:15 pm

End time: 8:15 pm

Contact phone: 718-393-7370

Location: Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

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Q401 Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center 2018-12-28 2018-12-28 6:15 pm 8:15 pm 40.73220062255859400, -73.86519622802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bf2d7d1daaed.jpg Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:29:10 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Art and Table Top Activities]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/29/kids-art-and-table-top-activities http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/29/kids-art-and-table-top-activities Date: December 29, 2018

While Mom and Dad take a fitness class, the kiddies have fun with arts and crafts and table-top activities.

  • October - Paper Plate Ghost
  • November - Apple Stamping
  • Decermber - Christmas Wreaths

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-29 2018-12-29 9:00 am 11:15 am 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 02 Oct 2018 16:13:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids & Families Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/29/kids-paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/29/kids-paper-arts-and-crafts Date: December 29, 2018

Kids have fun making themed art with paper:

  • October - Paper Plate Ghost
  • November - Paper Winter Tree
  • December - Paper Christmas Bauble

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-29 2018-12-29 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5b5b739ab5d37.jpg Tue, 02 Oct 2018 16:28:15 EDT
<![CDATA[Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Woodland Wonderland - The Ramble]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/29/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-woodland-wonderland-the-ramble http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/29/central-park-tour-discovery-walk-for-families-woodland-wonderland-the-ramble Date: December 29, 2018

Get "lost" with us in the Ramble! Explore how this carefully planned woodland provides habitat for a variety of wildlife. Discover who calls the forest floor, the Lake shoreline, and the treetops their home.

Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the Park through hands-on exploration using Discovery Kits – rugged backpacks filled with kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, hand lenses, and complementary Discovery Journal.

Details

Meeting location: Loeb Boathouse Express Café (East Drive and 75th Street). Map of start location.
Terrain: A few inclines, some stairs, and wood-chipped trails; may not be suitable for strollers.
Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes
Cost: Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the Discovery Walk to allow time for check-in.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Loeb Boathouse (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2018-12-29 2018-12-29 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77508104309300000, -73.96854019165000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5bcf52b9efb06.jpg Thu, 01 Nov 2018 17:14:48 EDT
<![CDATA[Paper Arts and Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/29/paper-arts-and-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/29/paper-arts-and-crafts Date: December 29, 2018

Kids and families make their own cute holiday baubles for the Christmas season

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2018-12-29 2018-12-29 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:14:05 EST
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/30/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/12/30/youth-wheelchair-basketball-hosted-by-new-york-rolling-fury Date: December 30, 2018

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! Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (646) 632-7344

Location: Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center

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M063 Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center 2018-12-30 2018-12-30 1:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.77149963378906000, -73.98850250244140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/58d94081a82cd.jpg Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:44:46 EST