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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 October 30, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Friday, October 31, 2014

Oct31

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks
Free!

Oct31

Riding the Waves Exhibit

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

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Open House New York
Free!

Oct31

Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story writing with an established writer.Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flush out your story…
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Oct31

Creative Short Story Writing Workshop

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Work on your short story, fiction/non-fiction writing with an established writer. Get to know your character and create your scene. For adults.
Category: Education
Free!

Oct31

Seasonal Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct31

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!

Oct31

Halloween Spectacular

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Spend the early part of the evening at the Halloween Spectacular! All are welcome for a costume contest, arts and crafts and a haunted house.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct31

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!

Oct31

A Haunting We Will Go...

at Cedar Grove Avenue at Waterside Street, Staten Island

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a frightfully fun Halloween! There will be Halloween arts and crafts, haunted events and games. Come spookily dressed for the costume contest!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct31

24th Annual Children's Halloween Parade

at Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
NYU and Community Board 2 invite you to join the 24th Annual Children's Halloween Parade, the city's largest free children's event on Halloween Day!
Category: Festivals, Kids, Halloween
Free!

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