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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 26, 2014

Oct26

Wave Hill 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
Free!

Oct26

Queens Botanical Garden Children's Garden Fall Sessions: Vegetable Beds

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Young gardeners in weekend sessions plant cool-season vegetables, explore Queens Botanical Garden's Herb Garden and Bee Garden, and cook with just-harvested produce.
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct26

Under the Microscope: Autumn Leaves and Fascinating Fungi

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Take a short walk to collect samples of fine foliage and search for magnificent mushrooms.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

It's My Park Day at King Fisher Park

at Miles Avenue and Fairfield Street (in King Fisher Park), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Please join the local community in cleaning the trails, perimeter, and around the pond of Kingfisher Pond Park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct26

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Oct26

Peace Through Understanding: The 1964-65 New York World’s Fair

at Kingsland Homestead, Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The documentary interweaves recollections of numerous World’s Fair participants with archival footage, photos, and period music.
Category: Film, History

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Oct26

Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Flotilla

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

3:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Enjoy live music, spooky stories, pumpkin carving demonstrations, and of course our signature pumpkin flotilla, which sets sail across the Harlem Meer at twilight!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct26

JAZZ: The Music of Our Lifetime! Featuring the Carl Bartlett, Jr. Quintet

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join us for an exciting, educational, and very enriching experience!
Category: Concerts

Oct26

Halloween Haunted House at Queens County Farmhouse Museum

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Visit our Haunted House for thrills and chills! Hayrides, Halloween treats, mulled cider, pumpkins and apples will be sold. This event is recommended for children age 6-12. Adults will…
Category: Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals

Best For
Kids
Oct26

An Evening of Ghostly Intimations

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Listen to ghost stories, see haunted photographs, watch a screening of "Shadowland", and more.
Category: Halloween, Talks

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