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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 31–40 out of 323 events
from October 16, 2018 to December 30, 2018
in Accessible (x) category

Friday, October 19, 2018


Drive-in Movie: Ghostbusters

at John Golden Parking Lot (in John Golden Park)Queens

5:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars


Art Inspired By... a Jack-o-Lantern

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Create your own masterpiece inspired by work from famous artists and various art techniques.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art


Movies Under the Stars: Shocktoberfest - Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

at Cooper ParkBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
A San Francisco health inspector and his colleague discover that humans are being replaced by alien duplicates; each a perfect copy of the person replaced, only devoid of human emotion.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars


Movies Under the Stars - Shocktoberfest: A Quiet Place

at Lawn Area (in John Paul Jones Park)Brooklyn

6:15 p.m.7:45 p.m.
?This hit post-apocalyptic horror follows a family that must live in silence while hiding from extraterrestrial creatures that hunt by sound.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars

Saturday, October 20, 2018


Open Garden Days: Alice's Garden at the H.H. Biddle House

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The Tottenville Historical Society invites you to visit Alice’s Garden, an arrangement of rare and unique architectural terra cotta ornaments.
Category: Accessible, Art, History, Waterfront, Seniors


Eye on Nature: Artists Explore the World of Plants and Animals

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Artists use botanical and natural science methods to accurately render the species in an artistic manner. Please note: on Saturdays, this exhibit is on view from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Category: Accessible, Art


Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Accessible, Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Seniors, Wildlife

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Tree Giveaway with the Elmhurst Supporters of Parks

at St. James ChurchQueens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
New York Restoration Project continues to partner with community organizations throughout the five boroughs to give away hundreds of free trees to New Yorkers.
Category: Accessible, Nature


Plastics: Pelagic Peril

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.
This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, My Summer House NYC


Pumpkin Patch

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Queens Botanical Garden’s ever-popular Pumpkin Patch is back and bigger than ever to bring you the quintessential fall family experience.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Best for Kids

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