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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 11–20 out of 188 events
from October 18, 2017 to April 25, 2018
in Accessible (x) category

Friday, October 20, 2017


Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - The Bride of Frankenstein

at Carroll Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Based on the gothic novel by Mary Shelley, this 1935 classic picks up right after the events in the film, “Frankenstein”.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars


Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Jennifer's Body (Rated R)

at McCarren Park Pool Deck (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This horror comedy features Megan Fox as Jennifer, a small town cheerleader who becomes a pale and sickly creature hungry for a meaty snack.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars

Saturday, October 21, 2017


Poe is the Raven Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Based on both fact and fiction, "Poe is the Raven" gives new light and insight on the secret life of Edgar Allan Poe while residing in the Bronx.
Category: Accessible, Art


Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.
Category: Accessible, Fitness


NYC Parks Wheelchair Football Championship 2017

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Watch our Wheelchair Football Championship 2017! Spectators are welcome.
Category: Accessible, Sports


It’s Happening! Celebrating 50 Years of Public Art in NYC Parks

at East Pinetum (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We're transforming Central Park into a stage, museum, and art studio for a free day of public art to celebrate this milestone.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Food, Seniors

Must See

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours

Sunday, October 22, 2017


Flowers of Hope: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

at Brookville Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Flowers of Hope NY, American Cancer Society, and State Senator James Sanders Jr. for the Inaugural Rosedale Breast Cancer Walk campaign to increase breast cancer awareness.
Category: Accessible, Fitness


Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For

Artist Talk: Gareth Smit

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join photographer Gareth Smit and his subject Dominic Anderson as they discuss trans identity, growing up on the North Shore, and their process of working together.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks, Waterfront

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