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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 25, 2015


Plein Air Landscape Painting Workshop

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

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: Art, Fall Foliage


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: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: 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, Seniors


Pumpkin Carving Workshop

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Choose your favorite pumpkin and learn the finer points of carving and decorating ghoulish gourds.Suitable for ages 8 and up with accompanying adult. Carving tools provided for…
Category: Kids, Halloween

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Concert: Bohemian Trio

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Bohemian Trio (saxophone and chekeré, cello, and piano) returns with their signature spicy mix of traditional and new jazz works, infused with Afro-Cuban rhythms and flair
Category: Concerts, Seniors


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


Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Flotilla

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

3:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Watch as the jack-o’-lanterns float by in New York’s largest pumpkin flotilla! Enjoy live music, spooky stories, pumpkin carving demonstrations, and more!
Category: Festivals, Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals

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From Parlor to Grave: 1865 Funeral Reenactment and Graveyard Procession

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
In the 19th century, death and funerals took place at home. Join us in the Museum’s double parlor as we recreate the 1865 funeral service of Seabury Tredwell and discuss the…
Category: History, Halloween

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Astronomy: Orionids Meteor Shower

at Owl's Head Park House (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us as we gaze up at the Orionids meteor shower, making its first appearance in over a year. The shower is best viewed on a clear night, so call ahead if the weather seems cloudy.
Category: Astronomy

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