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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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Thursday, October 29, 2015



at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Prepare to be spooked by our scary haunted house! Recommended for people 12 and over.
Category: Festivals, Games, Halloween, Fall Festivals


Haunted Greenbelt Walk

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn about the creatures of the night and hear enchanted haunted tales.
Category: Kids, Halloween, Hiking

Best For

Candlelight Ghost Tours of Manhattan’s Most Haunted House

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Venture into the dark and ghostly shadows of history by flickering candlelight to hear chilling tales of restless phantoms from the people who actually experienced them.
Category: History, Tours, Halloween

Must See

Halloween Dance

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for a festive evening of dancing, light refreshments and a costume concert!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Halloween, Seniors, Fall Festivals


Shorts from the Queens World Film Festival

at Lawrence Virgilio Playground, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
NYC Parks and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment present these short films from the Queens World Film Festival! About the Queens World Film Festival (QWFF) Turning…
Category: Festivals, Film, Fall Festivals


New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness


Awakening in Ink

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
A young woman settles in for her first evening as caretaker of ominous Morris-Jumel Mansion, Manhattan's oldest house. She expects a quiet night; it proves to be anything but...
Category: Theater

Friday, October 30, 2015


Free Outdoor Exercise Classes in Morningside Park

at 112th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:45 a.m.
This class involves walking and using park benches to work various muscle groups.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art


Farmers Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Get fresh produce from the two local farms and Queens Botanical Garden's own urban farm at the farmers' market.
Category: Food

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