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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 4, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Oct29

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dia De Los Muertos

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the traditional Mexican Day of the Dead with live music, traditional dance and parade, Calaveras Literarias (poetry readings), community altars, art workshops, and much more.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Art, Festivals, Fitness, History, Food, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct29

From Poe's Porch

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join poetry workshops with Bronx poets, Jani Rose, Carlos Manuel Rivera, and Skye Cabrera.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Oct29

FLOW.16 Art Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come meet the artists and hear more about their inspirations and challenges in creating unique pieces of outdoor public art.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Oct29

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Oct29

Halloween Party & Movie Night

at Athens Square, Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of Halloween- themed fun! Activities include crafts, games, a costume contest, music, giveaways, a movie, and more! Screening of Monster House begins at dusk. Bring…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Film, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Soccer Aerobics

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Adults ages 18 and older are invited to learn, play, and compete in soccer. Have fun while learning and practicing this exciting game.
Category: Sports, Seniors

Oct29

Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Fall Foliage Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Waterfront
Free!

Oct29

Nature Scavenger Hunt at Fort Tryon

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore Fort Tryon Park's flora and fauna during a family scavenger hunt. Families will work together on a quest to identify the unique wildlife that is native to New York City.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids

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