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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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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Oct30

Learn To Draw

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Oct30

Nature on the Go!

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A naturalist leads children and families to areas near the Audubon Center to discover the flora and fauna in the park.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Oct30

Fall Fest at Sherman SHRIEK Park

at Swindler Cove Park, Manhattan

2:30 p.m.7:45 p.m.
Kick off Halloween with family-friendly outdoor activities that are sure to treat, not trick! Explore Sherman Creek Park and stay for a screening of the spooky-fun classic Hocus Pocus.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Film, Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct30

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks
Free!

Oct30

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct30

La Plaza Cultural: Spooky Story Time & Pumpkin Lighting

at La Plaza Cultural (in ), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy spooky story time in the witch's gazebo, pumpkin lighting, and hot chocolate at this East Village Community Garden.
Category: Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct30

Cemetery Walk and Ghost Stories in the Double Parlors

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.
Take a guided, candlelit walk to the Pell Cemetery, followed by a delightfully spooky staged reading of ghost stories.
Category: History, Tours, Halloween

Must See
Event
Oct30

Halloween Haunted House at Brownsville

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Visit Brownsville's spooky haunted house! The local recreation center turns into a Halloween extravaganza with scary decorations galore. Come in costume!
Category: Festivals, Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct30

Halloween Dance at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Adults and seniors, come join us for an evening of dancing, soicialization, light refreshments, and a costume contest!
Category: Dance, Halloween, Seniors
Free!

Friday, October 31, 2014

Oct31

Yoga in the Orangerie

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

7:00 a.m.
The benefits of yoga are well known: de-stress, get strong and flexible, and have fun!
Category: Fitness

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