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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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Sunday, October 25, 2015


Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours, Seniors


Pumpkin Carving Workshop

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Choose your favorite pumpkin and learn the finer points of carving and decorating ghoulish gourds.Suitable for ages 8 and up with accompanying adult. Carving tools provided for…
Category: Kids, Halloween

Best For

Concert: Bohemian Trio

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Bohemian Trio (saxophone and chekeré, cello, and piano) returns with their signature spicy mix of traditional and new jazz works, infused with Afro-Cuban rhythms and flair
Category: Concerts, Seniors


Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History


Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Flotilla

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

3:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Watch as the jack-o’-lanterns float by in New York’s largest pumpkin flotilla! Enjoy live music, spooky stories, pumpkin carving demonstrations, and more!
Category: Festivals, Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals

Best For

From Parlor to Grave: 1865 Funeral Reenactment and Graveyard Procession

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
In the 19th century, death and funerals took place at home. Join us in the Museum’s double parlor as we recreate the 1865 funeral service of Seabury Tredwell and discuss the…
Category: History, Halloween

Must See

Astronomy: Orionids Meteor Shower

at Owl's Head Park House (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us as we gaze up at the Orionids meteor shower, making its first appearance in over a year. The shower is best viewed on a clear night, so call ahead if the weather seems cloudy.
Category: Astronomy

Monday, October 26, 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


Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week…
Category: Fitness, Seniors

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