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December 2018

Monday, December 10

First Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Come to La Isla Garden in the Bronx for the First Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony!

Wednesday, December 12

Free Admission at the Bronx Zoo

Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
General admission is free all day on Wednesdays at the Bronx Zoo! Come see thousands of animals at one of the largest zoos in the world.

Free Visits to the Queens Botanical Garden

Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Visit the Queens Botanical Garden's sprawling landscape and a wide array of plants for free.

Friday, December 14

Free days at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Visit the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's 52 acres of natural beauty for free Friday mornings.

Explore the NY Hall of Science for Free

Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Take your kids to the New York Hall of Science this break and discover over 450 interactive exhibits, events, and workshops.

Saturday, December 15

Free Admission at New York Botanical Garden

Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Explore the New York Botanical Garden's enchanting plants for free on Wednesdays and Saturday mornings.

Community Book Cart

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Come browse the library's community book cart, and feel free to take a few books to read and share.

Holiday Toy Drive

Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Black Chip Kin Clothing Company is hosting the library's annual holiday toy drive, with snacks, entertainment, and face painting.

Williamsbridge Oval Winter Wonderland

Time: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Celebrate the winter holidays with arts and crafts, carnival games, and more!

Holiday Festival of Traditions

Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This holiday celebration features the Festival of Trees exhibit with a glittering display of decorated evergreen trees and the Menorah representing the Jewish Festival of Lights to commemorate the diverse cultures of our community past and present.