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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 81 events
from October 22, 2017 to December 27, 2017
in Halloween (x) category

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Oct26

Seniors Halloween Dance

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Senior Whole Health for an evening of dancing, refreshments, a costume contest, and music!
Category: Dance, Halloween
Free!

Oct26

Movies Under the Stars: The Addams Family (1991)

at Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A stranger shows up on the ghoulish Addams Family's doorstep, claiming to be a long-lost uncle. However, he is really a con trying to dupe the ghoulish family out of their fortune.
Category: Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct26

Candlelight Ghost Tours of ‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House’

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Venture into the ghostly shadows of history by flickering candlelight to hear chilling tales of phantoms, and otherworldly occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Halloween

Friday, October 27, 2017

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

“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin.
Category: Education, History, Theater, Tours, Halloween, Seniors

Oct27

NYC Parks Presents HALLOWSCREAM!

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
If you dare for some scares, you'll walk through our fright walk! Chills and thrills await you...join us for the spooky fun!
Category: Halloween
Free!

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Oct27

Gracie Mansion Halloween

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray are excited to invite you to Gracie Mansion Halloween! Enter the lottery by October 17 at 5:00 p.m.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Theater, Tours, Halloween
Free!

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

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
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

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