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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 17 events
from September 27, 2016 to December 17, 2016
in Games (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

St. Mary's Recreation Center Open House

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun day of free workouts in the cardio and weight rooms, a family swim in the pool, a meet-and-greet with the managers, and a family scavenger hunt in the park.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Games, Sports, Seniors
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

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

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

Monday, October 10, 2016

Oct10

It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park

at Tompkinsville Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
We are looking for volunteers to help beautify the park and assist in planting some bulbs. There will also be a celebration through art, performances, and a chess tournament.
Category: Art, Games, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Saturday, October 15, 2016

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

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Oct16

Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Patch

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, games, nature walks, farm tours, bouncy houses, crafts, food vendors, a petting zoo, beer tent, pumpkin patch (additional fee), and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Food, Fall Festivals

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Event
Oct16

Rockaway Fall Festival

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The festival which will include a Safari Challenge and Halloween Obstacle Course, 3 and 1 bounce house, pumpkin patch, pony rides, hayrides, Urban Park Rangers, music, and refreshments.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids

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