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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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from November 11, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Friday, October 18, 2013

Oct18

Greenbelt Scream Fest & Kiddy Palooza

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

4:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Events for this afternoon of excitement includes the haunted corn maze, crafts, games, face painting, cookie decorating, cake walk, and pie eating contest.
Category: Kids, Halloween, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Oct18

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Graduates/Los Graduados

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
See an advanced screening of the Independent Lens film, The Graduates/Los Graduados, completely free!
Category: Film
Free!

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Oct19

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!

Oct19

Bird Walks

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

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Bird Walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts or the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Oct19

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

Oct19

It's My Park Day at Liotti Ikefugi Playground

at Liotti Ikefugi Playgound (in Liotti Ikefugi Playground), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, Volunteers will be painting the fence, benches and walls surrounding the playground. Volunteers will also be weeding and planting some bulbs around the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct19

Greener Pastures Exhibition:125th Anniversary of Bronx Parks

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Photographs from NYC Parks' archives will be on exhibit at the Poe Park Visitor Center.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct19

It's My Park Day at Astoria Heights Playground

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteer with the Friends of Astoria Heights on It's My Park Day. Volunteers will be mulching, weeding, planting bulbs, and picking up litter in the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct19

Cleaning Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come out and lend a hand to help us rake, weed and do various gardening chores at Westerleigh Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct19

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!

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