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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 18, 2015


Pumpkin Patch

at Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy pumpkins while supplies last, and carve them too! There will be arts and crafts and other community entertainment.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals

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Kids Crafts: Scharen Knippen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall at Lefferts with the old Dutch craft Scharen Knippen. Cut out autumn and halloween scenes and patterns some designed in the 19th century by Mrs. Lefferts herself. While…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Halloween

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Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


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, Fall Foliage, Seniors


Plein Air Landscape Painting Workshop

at Cloisters Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The workshop will cover planning a sketch, perspective, and basic watercolor techniques. No experience is required and all supplies will be provided.
Category: Nature, Art, Fall Foliage


Happy Landmark Birthday Kingsland!

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the NYC Landmarks Law and the Landmarks Preservation Commission, join us as we commemorate our historic house, Kingsland Homestead, being…
Category: History


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


Viva España: Two Centuries of Spanish Chamber Music

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Baroque opens its 16th season at MJM with a program dedicated entirely to 17th - and 18th-century Spanish instrumental music. The concert is part of the New York Early Music…
Category: Concerts, History


Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks Urban Park Rangers as your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.. Weather permitting there will…
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors, Astronomy

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Monster Mash-Ups Movie Series: Vampire in Brooklyn

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
A comic tale of horror and seduction in Brooklyn.
Category: Festivals, Film, Halloween

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