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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 281–290 out of 493 events
from September 21, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Oct25

Pumpkin Picking at Historic Richmond Town

at Decker Farm, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the historic 1800s Decker Farm and bring home a pumpkin! Enjoy a self-guided tour, hayride, face painting, farm animals, arts and crafts, and corn stalk maze. Free shuttle bus…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals

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Oct25

Spooky Silhouettes

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Create a spooky silhouette wall or window decoration for your own "haunted house" using colored chalk on black paper.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Halloween

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Kids
Oct25

16th Annual Great PUPkin Festival

at Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.
The 16th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest is the largest dog costume contest in Brooklyn. Registration will begin on the monument plaza at 11:00 a.m. If you need…
Category: Festivals, Kids, Dogs, Halloween
Free!

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Event
Oct25

24th Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

at Tompkins Square Park, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Pooches let their alter-egos shine, putting on some of the cutest and most creative costumes you've ever seen at the annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade. CNN calls it…
Category: Kids, Dogs, Halloween
Free!

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Event
Oct25

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct25

Co-Ed Basketball Clinic

at North Meadow Recreation Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
It's not just shooting hoops! This high-energy, interactive clinic provides youth with an opportunity to learn and enhance their skills in the game of basketbal1.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct25

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include Origami, Kirigami, Decoupage and Collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct25

The Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct25

Haunted Lantern Tours

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Leave your fear at home as the Urban Park Rangers lead your family through the haunted Fort Totten Water Battery.
Category: History, Kids, Tours, Halloween
Free!

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Event

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Oct26

Birding for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the coming of fall in Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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