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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 6, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Oct29

Garden Barbecue and Pumpkin Giveaway

at Halsey Ralph & Howard Community Garden, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Children of all ages are welcome to the garden's pumpkin decorating party. Enjoy barbecued burgers and hot dogs, as well as cupcakes and apple cider.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

It's My Park at Harlem River Park

at East 135th Street and Madison Avenue, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Trash Hero New York to weed and do general clean up at Harlem River Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Oct29

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct29

The Amazing Maize Maze

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Ready to be amaaazed? Kids and adults alike will have a blast finding their way out of this three-acre corn maze! The adventure begins with a "Stalk Talk" to prepare you for…
Category: Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Fall Festivals

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Pumpkin Patch

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
October is Pumpkin Month at Queens Farm! Enjoy wandering through our patch to find your perfect pumpkin.
Category: Halloween, Fall Festivals

Oct29

Harlem Grown Halloween Festival

at Harlem Grown, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Tour the haunted garden, make your own Halloween treat, and pick your own pumpkin at the pumpkin patch!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Halloween, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct29

It's My Park at Beach 59th St Playground

at Beach 59th Street Comfort Station (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

11:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Beach 59th Street Playground Association to beautify, paint, and plant at Beach 59th St Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Oct29

16th Annual Halloween Festival & Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest

at Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The festival will feature live music, dance workshops, games with giveaways, face painting, a pumpkin patch, creepy-crawlies with the Rangers, and a dog costume contest.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Dogs, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct29

The Ultimate Comic Escape Room

at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:55 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Complete the superhero obstacle course challenge and use the power of your mind to solve the clues and escape from the Superhero room within 20 minutes!
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event

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