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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 34 events
from October 21, 2017 to December 9, 2017
in Waterfront (x) category

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Oct22

Foliage Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Oct22

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
Free!

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Oct24

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Oct25

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Lemon Creek Park

at Lemon Creek Park Parking Lot (in Lemon Creek Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help to clean the shoreline at Lemon Creek Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Oct26

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Friday, October 27, 2017

Oct27

Arts, Culture & Fun: Day of the Dead with BxArts Factory and MascaraViva

at Corner of Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road (in Virginia Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Celebrate the Mexican tradition, Day of the Dead, creating paper flowers, face painting, and book binding while enjoying Mexican music.
Category: Dance, Waterfront
Free!

Oct27

Ghostly Intimations Screening

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

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us at Fort Wadsworth for a screening and talk with the directors of Cropsey.
Category: Accessible, Art, Film, History, Halloween, Talks, Waterfront

Oct27

Ghostly Intimations Reception

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

10:00 p.m.12:00 a.m.
Following the screening of Cropsey at Fort Wadsworth, join us for cocktails at Alice Austen House with special guest bartenders from Bin 5.
Category: Accessible, Art, Film, History, Halloween, Talks, Waterfront

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Oct28

Socrates Farmers Market

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with local fruits and vegetables from Nolasco Farm and Williams Fruit Farm.
Category: Markets, Food, Waterfront
Free!

Oct28

Run the River 5K Race

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Run the River is the perfect opportunity for runners and walkers of all ages and experience to get outdoors and experience fall's gorgeous colors!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Waterfront

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