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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.

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from October 3, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Oct11

Fireside Pies: A Hearth Cooking Event for Families

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy an introduction to Lefferts history and fire-making with the educators of the Lefferts Historic House, then gather round the open fire to bake a fresh apple pie.
Category: History, Best for Kids, Food

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Oct11

Dance Harlem, Love, Life, Transitions

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon of free dance performances.
Category: Dance
Free!

Oct11

NYC Parks Retro Drive-In Cinema: Grease

at Manhattan Beach Parking Lot (in Manhattan Beach Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Grab your bobbie socks, poodle skirt and leather jacket and hang out with the cool kids at Manhattan Beach!
Category: Film
Free!

Oct11

Monster Mash-Ups Movie Series: Fright Night (1985)

at Lawn (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
If you love being scared, it will be the night of your life!
Category: Festivals, Film, Halloween
Free!

Oct11

Astronomy: Uranus at Opposition

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we observe Uranus on its closest approach to Earth and discuss the science, history, and folklore of the blue-green planet.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

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Monday, October 12, 2015

Oct12

Free Outdoor Exercise Classes in Morningside Park

at 112th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:45 a.m.
This class involves walking and using park benches to work various muscle groups.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct12

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct12

Seniors Fitness - Walking - Soundview Park

at Soundview Park, Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week…
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct12

Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week…
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct12

Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Marine Park

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week…
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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