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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 8, 2012 (x) to December 26, 2018

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Oct29

Birding: Raptor Migration

at Gateway Drive and Erskine Street (in Spring Creek Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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 fun finding their way out of this three-acre corn labyrinth!
Category: Festivals, Games

Oct29

Children's Fall Festival

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Dress in costume for this popular annual fall celebration at the Queens County Farm Museum!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Halloween, Food, Fall Festivals

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Oct29

Waterfront Walks

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Conservancy Docents provide Waterfront Walks educating the public on the park’s unique design, history, and ecology.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct29

North Shore Pumpkin Patch

at Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come and see the decorated Halloween garden and the North Shore Rotary pumpkin patch at Joe Holzka Community Garden
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Gracie Mansion Halloween

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray are excited to invite you to Gracie Mansion Halloween!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Theater, Tours, Halloween
Free!

Oct29

Nature Presentation: Arachnid Appreciation Station

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Beef up your arachnid IQ with local entomologist Lawrence Forcella and observe a collection of live and preserved spiders, from delicate orb-weavers to hairy, hulking tarantulas.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Halloween, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Oct29

“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

Oct29

Second Annual Halloween Festival

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This free, family friendly event hosts a pumpkin patch, Halloween crafts, music, Halloween inspired contests, and much more! Patrons are encouraged to come in costume.
Category: Halloween
Free!

Oct29

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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