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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 41–50 out of 326 events
from October 23, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Oct25

Fall Festival

at Brookville Playground (in Brookville Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a family costume contest, pumpkin patch, a folk music concert by the Ebony Hillbillies, a Thriller dance competition, trick or treating, and more!
Category: Festivals, Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct25

Halloween in Prospect Park: Creepy Crawly Halloween

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
It's a critter-fest in Prospect Park with lots of spiders, worms, and other creatures that are sure to make your skin crawl!
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Halloween
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.3:30 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

Halloween in Prospect Park: Scary Stories from the Past

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

2:00 p.m.
Make sure you're sitting next to someone braver than you as you listen to master storyteller Tammy Hall shares stories from old Flatbush.
Category: Kids, Theater, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct25

Halloween Haunted House at Queens County Farmhouse Museum

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Visit our Haunted House for thrills and chills! Hayrides, Halloween treats, mulled cider, pumpkins and apples will be sold. This event is recommended for children age 6-12. Adults will…
Category: Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals

Best For
Kids
Oct25

Java Street Garden Fall Festival Potluck & BBQ

at Java Street Community Garden, Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Please join the Java Street Community Garden as they wrap up the season with fun, food, activities for the kids, daffodil plantings, and information about saving seeds.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Halloween, Food
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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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Oct26

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct26

Family Art Project: Hawks Take Flight

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Look for migrating hawks soaring, circling and gliding above the Hudson River. Stretch your arms and sail across the grassy lawns. Then fashion a sailing hawk glider or feathery…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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