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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 107 events
from October 20, 2017 to December 31, 2017
in Staten Island (x)

Friday, October 20, 2017

Oct20

Monster Mash

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Halloween-inspired activities will be available for children and youth throughout the evening. Costumes are encouraged! Prizes will be awarded for various Halloween costume categories.
Category: Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Oct21

It's My Parks at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, please join Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Northerleigh Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct21

Fall Citywide Stewardship Day: Staten Island

at Franklin Avenue and Arnold Street (in Jones Woods Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove various invasive species. They will also have the unique opportunity to do some seeding in the park to help restore the forest.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct21

Farm & Garden Work Days: NYC Compost Project

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We’ll be getting our hands and knees dirty with tasks that include soil care, weeding, planting, bed preparation, composting, etc.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct21

Running Wild: Introduction to Trail Running

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Running through the woods can nurture the soul and tone the body. Join us for one or all of these free six runs designed to help you become more comfortable and adept at trail running.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Oct21

It’s My Park: Volunteer Along the Trails With Us

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a fulfilling day of volunteering outdoors in the Greenbelt to help keep the trail system in great hiking and running condition.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct21

Conference House: Inside Out

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Conference House in a unique way – inside out. View the “bones” through blueprint drawings and photographs highlighting the architecture of this National and New York City landmark.
Category: Art, History, Tours
Free!

Oct21

Ranger's Choice: Greenbelt Hike (Moderate)

at Forest Hill Road and Alaska Place (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Experience a fall hike with the Urban Park Rangers through the woods of La Tourette Park. The elevated multipurpose trails reveals the beauty of Richmond Creed. Registration is required.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Oct21

2nd Annual Scarecrow Building Competition

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come create your very own scarecrow! Members will cast votes for best scarecrows throughout the week leading up to the Halloween festival on October 29th. All finished…
Free!

Oct21

Howl-een Pooch Parade!

at Allan F. Kivlehan Playground, Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come out and join the Friends of Kivlehan Park for their annual Howl-een Pooch Parade! There will be treats, a costume contest, obstacle course, and a pet adoption event.
Category: Festivals, Dogs, Halloween
Free!

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