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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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Saturday, October 26, 2013

Oct26

Halloween Haunted House

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!
Category: Halloween

Oct26

Cemetery Walk + Victorian Ghost Stories

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.
Take a guided candlelit walk to the Pell Cemetery followed by a delightfully spooky staged reading of Victorian ghost stories by the City Island Theater Group. Space limited.
Category: History, Kids, Tours, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct26

Haunted Lantern Tour

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come explore a "haunted" Fort Totten by lantern light. Who knows what ghouls might be lurking around the next corner?
Category: Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

Astronomy

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Learn about the effects of light pollution and…
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Oct27

Mad. Sq. Art 2013: Giuseppe Penone: "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)"

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 a.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
Free!

Oct27

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Oct27

Poland Spring Marathon Kickoff (5 Miles)

at 69th Street & Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.
Join us for the start of something special! Just one week before the ING New York City Marathon, this race travels the roads of Central Park and ends at the Marathon finish…
Category: Fitness, Sports

Oct27

FLOW.13

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
The Randall's Island Park Alliance, BxMA, and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW, the annual summer art exhibit along the shoreline at Randall's Island Park.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct27

It's My Park Day At Wingate Park

at Rutland Road and Brooklyn Avenue (in Wingate Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Enthusiastic volunteers will clean up the park and plant bulbs.
Category: Festivals, Kids, Volunteer, Halloween, It's My Park Day, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids

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