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Friday, October 6, 2017

Oct 6

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Oct 6

Women With Wings Art Exhibit

at Friendship Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibit features a series of artworks inspired by the women of New York, including the historical and contemporary women who make Uptown Manhattan a diverse and vibrant community.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct 6

“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

Oct 6

It's My Park at La Guardia Playground

at El Puente, Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with El Puente to beautify and brighten at La Guardia Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 6

Girls Basketball Clinic

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Instructors will teach participants the basic rules and fundamental skills of basketball in preparation for our 2018 winter basketball tournament.
Category: Sports
Free!

Oct 6

Chess Night and Public Art in Virginia Park

at Corner of Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road (in Virginia Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy chess night in Virginia Park in collaboration with the public artwork Daylighting by Lovie Pignata and Loving the Bronx.
Category: Accessible, Art, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
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Oct 6

Arts, Culture & Fun: Chess Night

at Corner of Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road (in Virginia Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for Fun Fridays in September & October at Virginia Park
Category: Dance, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 6

Movies Under the Stars: Kong: Skull Island

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
A team of scientists, soldiers, and adventurers ventures into the domain of the mighty Kong in the Pacific.
Category: Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct 6

Pelleas et Melisande

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
A theatrical puppet experience that tells the story of doomed love based on Maurice Maeterlinck’s play. Set to a composition by Arnold Schoenberg, the audience is take on a…
Category: Theater

Oct 6

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Tales from the Hood (Rated R)

at Brevoort Playground, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
A creepy mortician attempts to scare teenage drug dealer Stack and his friends straight by telling them four horrifying stories. Produced by Spike Lee and directed by Rusty Cundieff.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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