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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 194 events
from October 21, 2017 to September 15, 2018
in Best for Kids (x) category

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Oct26

Movies Under the Stars: The Witches

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
While staying at a hotel in England with his grandmother, Helga (Mai Zetterling), young Luke (Jasen Fisher) inadvertently spies on a convention of witches...
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, October 27, 2017

Oct27

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct27

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct27

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
Oct27

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create fun arts and crafts for the fall and holiday seasons.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct27

Ghoulies Glow-in-the-Dark Paint Night

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.
Join NYC Parks to create stunning masterpieces using glow-in-the-dark paints to bring out your ghoulishly creative side. Project materials will be provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct27

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Casper

at Leif Ericson Park, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:45 p.m.
In this live-action feature of the animated classic, Casper (Malachi Pearson), a kind young ghost, falls in love with Kat (Christina Ricci), the teen daughter of a paranormal expert.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct27

Day of the Dead Arts & Crafts and Public Art in Virginia Park

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of Day of the Dead arts and crafts in Virginia Park in collaboration with the public artwork Daylighting by Lovie Pignata, Loving the Bronx, and BX Arts Factory.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct27

Second Annual Halloween Movie Night

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Enjoy a family-friendly film at this community movie night, followed by a scary film suited for older audiences.
Category: Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Oct28

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders - The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands, and learn the basics of bird identification.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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