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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 18 events
from September 29, 2016 to December 10, 2016
in Festivals (x) category

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Sep29

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.
Category: Accessible, Education, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 30, 2016

Sep30

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring your own food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, B-I-N-G-O night where each game's winner receives a prize from Summer on the Hudson!
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Games, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Oct 1

Fall Harvest Fair at Harlem Grown

at Harlem Grown, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Activities include potato sack racing, chicken coop mural painting, fall harvest scavenger hunt, fresh veggie cooking demonstration, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct 1

Third Annual Fall Festival

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the harvest season! This festival for all will feature cider pressing, puppet making, face painting, live jazz, and a tasting with Dyckman Beer.
Category: Education, Concerts, Art, Festivals, Games, History, Food, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct 1

CANCELLED: Harvest Festival

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, face painting, self-guided tours of the Urban Farm, and more fun fall activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Oct 8

Raptor Fest

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the thrill of viewing New York's premier predators live and up close. Join NYC Parks at the annual Raptor Fest hosted by the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Nature, Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 8

Fall Into Fall Harvest Festival

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate autumn in the park at the mansion!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Food, Fall Festivals

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oct15

Arts, Culture & Fun: Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month in the Heights

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with music, dance, performances, art, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Food, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct15

Queens Food Day

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
In honor of World Food Day, Socrates Sculpture Park and GrowNYC Greenmarket will host a fun and educational day of learning, cooking, and eating.
Category: Festivals, Food, Waterfront, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct15

Fall Festival

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall with live music, games, crafts, pumpkins, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Food, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids

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