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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 61–70 out of 326 events
from October 23, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Oct26

Children's Fall Festival at Queens County Farmhouse Museum

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
A festival of Halloween fun for children of all ages; everyone is invited to wear their costume! Free children's games & bounces and professional character look-a-likes will…
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals

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Oct26

Halloween in Prospect Park: Haunted Carousel

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Creepy bats, scary cats, and spooky spiders will watch you ride to the sounds of chilling Halloween music as we play the classics on the Wurlitzer!
Category: Kids, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct26

Howl-o-Ween at Van Cortlandt Park

at Canine Court (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come with your pet dog, both in costume and enter contest for most original, scariest pet/owner lookalike. First prize is $25 certificate from Fieldston Pets. Registration is $10…
Category: Kids, Dogs, Halloween

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Kids
Oct26

La Plaza Cultural: Halloween Party

at La Plaza Cultural (in ), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy pumpkin carving, tombstone making, and face painting at this East Village Community Garden.
Category: Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

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
Oct26

Shocktoberfest

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for Shocktoberfest! Enjoy haunted hay rides, a pumpkin patch, fun inflatable playgrounds, crafts, games, music, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

Queens Botanical Garden Children's Garden Fall Sessions: Vegetable Beds

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Young gardeners in weekend sessions plant cool-season vegetables, explore Queens Botanical Garden's Herb Garden and Bee Garden, and cook with just-harvested produce.
Category: Nature, Kids

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Kids
Oct26

Under the Microscope: Autumn Leaves and Fascinating Fungi

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Take a short walk to collect samples of fine foliage and search for magnificent mushrooms.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Flotilla

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

3:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Enjoy live music, spooky stories, pumpkin carving demonstrations, and of course our signature pumpkin flotilla, which sets sail across the Harlem Meer at twilight!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

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

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