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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 27, 2013

Oct27

Nature Photography

at Prospect Park Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.
The beauty of nature has inspired many great Americans to create artistic masterpieces. From the wildlife portraits of John James Audubon to the stunning black and white…
Category: Nature
Free!

Oct27

Creepy Crawly Insect Hike

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct27

It's My Park Day at Luther Gulick Playground

at Luther Gulick Playground, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Gulick Park for a fall park clean up and community event, with activities such as pumpkin painting, park clean-up, ping pong, and bulb planting!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct27

Shocktoberfest

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a free day of fun, including a haunted house, pumpkin patch, crafts, games, music, and more!
Category: Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct27

Shakespeare in the Square's Hamlet

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Shakespeare in the Square, a student group at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, will take on what some consider the greatest work in the western cannon. Oct 26 and 27, 1&4 pm.
Category: Theater
Free!

Oct27

The Haunted Pumpkin Garden at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
The Haunted Pumpkin Garden is back and spookier than ever! Experience the thrills and chills of the season with a garden full of scary fun.
Category: Nature, Kids, Halloween

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Oct27

Garden Highlights Walks at Wave Hill

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, Fall Foliage

Oct27

Central Park Tour: Tavern & Its Green

at Giuseppe Mazzini statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A tour through Central Park in which you will learn about the history of the Park.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct27

Queens Botanical Garden Craft Table at the Shops at SkyView Center

at The Shops at SkyView Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make botanical masks for the Halloween festivities.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct27

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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