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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.

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from October 3, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, October 25, 2015


Fall Photography Scavenger Hunt

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your own digital camera or smartphone to track evidence of your scavenger hunt clues. Registration required. Register at on Wednesday, October 14th.
Category: Kids, Fall Foliage

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Historic New York: High Bridge

at West 170th Street and University Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
From the Roeblings to Robert Moses, the story of New York City's bridges is an epic tale of city planning, architecture, and civic growth and development.
Category: History



at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Smorgasburg is Brooklyn Flea’s giant all-food market, featuring 100+ vendors every Sunday serving everything from freshly frosted black and white cookies to giant turkey legs to…
Category: Food


The Bronx County Historical Society Campus Walk Tour

at BCHS Research Library, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
BCHS educator Angel Hernandez will lead a tour of the campus of The Bronx County Historical Society in the Norwood section of The Bronx
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors



at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices.
Category: Fitness, Seniors



at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments. It is played by two teams of three using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports



at Canine Court (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Best-dressed dogs compete in a Halloween dog costume contest.
Category: Dogs, Halloween, Fall Festivals


Youth Wheelchair Basketballl

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The NY Rolling Fury are looking for kids, teens, and young adults with physical disabilities who are ages 6-21, to learn how to play wheelchair basketball.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports


Creepy Crawly Halloween

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

1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Take a second look at the creatures that give you the creeps, you may find you like them! Participate in fun activities and experiments that will make your spine tingle!
Category: Nature, Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals

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Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication, and team building.
Category: Education, Games, Kids

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