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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 11,621–11,630 out of 13,485 events
from October 4, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Oct20

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports

Oct20

Parks Without Borders: Flushing Meadows Corona Park Community Input Meeting

at New York Hall of Science, Queens

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at a community input meeting to share your ideas and shape the future design of Flushing Meadow Corona Park's Henry Hudson entrance.
Free!

Oct20

The Altered Landscape: A Talk by Paul Moakley

at Staten Island Arts, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join Freshkills Park for a talk by Paul Moakley on the history of the human-altered landscape through photography from 1960 to present.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

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Oct20

Fancy Me Mad

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Audiences will witness the story of a young man, who upon the death of his grandmother, arrives at her apartment and discovers her secret infatuation with the author Edgar Allen Poe.
Category: History, Theater

Friday, October 21, 2016

Oct21

Exhibition - My Father's Son: Photographs by Irwin Silver and Mitchell Silver

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
For this unique show, a collection of photographs by Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP and his late father Irwin Silver are displayed side by side.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Oct21

5th Biannual Exhibition of Latin American Artists of the Bronx

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The objective of this exhibition is to create awareness of the multitude of talent in the Latino community of the Bronx.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct21

Seniors Fitness in Greenbelt Park

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City. Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct21

Arts, Culture & Fun: Exhibit: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibition of video and photography collects the array of emotions and biological forms that generate a living anatomy.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct21

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

Oct21

Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore more than 30 friendly scarecrows set among rare and unusual pumpkins and gourds in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts

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