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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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Friday, October 16, 2015


Portraits & Punch

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Don period style props and pose for silhouette portraits in the photo booth; enjoy a historically-inspired libation and other light refreshments.
Category: Art, Food


Chant Macabre: Songs from the Crypt

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Come be spooked by harrowing tales as the Bond Street Euterpean Singing Society bewitches your imagination and sings shivers down your spine, echoing sumptuous, rarely performed songs.
Category: Concerts, History, Halloween


Movies Under the Stars: American Promise

at Travers Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies

Must See

Awakening in Ink: Written and Directed by Vincent Carbone

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Submerged into the world of the play, audiences will come face to face with the history and lore within the walls of the iconic dwelling.
Category: Theater

Saturday, October 17, 2015


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


Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park

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

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature


It's My Park at Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Westerleigh Park to help clean, rake, and weed throughout the park. Volunteers are also needed to help in planting seeds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness


GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Category: Markets, Food, Waterfront


New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - Astoria Park

at Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.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, Outdoor Fitness

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