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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 63 events
from October 1, 2016 to October 31, 2016
in Halloween (x) category

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Oct 1

Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sculptor and artist Ray Villafane returns to New York Botanical Garden to create an original installation that explores the evolution of the scarecrow in the United States.
Category: Art, Halloween

Oct 1

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober - Ghost

at John Paul Jones Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.
In this 1990 romantic supernatural classic, Patrick Swayze stars as a ghost who wants to avenge his murder.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct 1

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - ParaNorman

at Sunset Park, Brooklyn

6:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.
In this delightful animated feature, Norman has the ability to speak with the dead—and he often prefers their company to that of the living.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Oct 2

Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sculptor and artist Ray Villafane returns to New York Botanical Garden to create an original installation that explores the evolution of the scarecrow in the United States.
Category: Art, Halloween

Oct 2

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - The Fog (2005)

at Bushwick Inlet Park Lawn (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free spooky classic.
Category: Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct 2

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Casper

at Monsignor McGolrick Park (in Msgr. McGolrick Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:15 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

Monday, October 3, 2016

Oct 3

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Beetlejuice

at McCarren Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film!
Category: Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct 3

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Monster House

at On the hill behind the playground (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Three teens discover that their neighbor's house is really a living, breathing, scary monster that want to hurt them all.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Oct 4

Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sculptor and artist Ray Villafane returns to New York Botanical Garden to create an original installation that explores the evolution of the scarecrow in the United States.
Category: Art, Halloween

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Oct 5

Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sculptor and artist Ray Villafane returns to New York Botanical Garden to create an original installation that explores the evolution of the scarecrow in the United States.
Category: Art, Halloween

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