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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 9, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, October 10, 2015


It's My Park at Conch Playground

at Conch Playground, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Mommies of Rockaway Parks United as they clean up and paint the fence at Conch Playground!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Fall Festival

at Brookville Boulevard and 144 Avenue (in Brookville Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of fun-filled activities such as games, hayrides, music, storytelling, a pumpkin patch and more! Sponsored by Council Member Donovan Richards
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals

Best For

Fall Foliage Walk: Great Trees of Kissena Park

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Let our Urban Park Ranger naturalists explain why leaves change colors and introduce you to the diversity of trees found in our urban forests.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage

Must See

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The act of exploring, recording and recounting is central to the artistic practice of many artists. The fall exhibition, Field Notes, brings together three artists—Matthew…
Category: Art, Tours, Seniors


Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours


Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City.
Category: Nature, Tours


Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art


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

Best For

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


Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents The Comedy of Errors

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Mistaken identity leads to delightful mayhem in the Bard’s classic play about two sets of twins separated by stormy seas. Space is limited so please RSVP to reserve your seat.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks, High Bridge

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