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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 11, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Friday, October 9, 2015

Oct 9

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents The Comedy of Errors

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Mistaken identity leads to delightful mayhem in the Bard’s classic play about two sets of twins separated by stormy seas. Space is limited so please RSVP to reserve your seat.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Oct 9

Monster Mash-Ups Movie Series: Shaun of the Dead

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, spoofy horror movies in our city's parks!
Category: Festivals, Film, Halloween
Free!

Oct 9

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Frozen

at Maurice Park (in Frank Principe Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
This movie has been CANCELLED. It is RESCHEDULED for the same time and location on Saturday, October 10.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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Kids
Oct 9

Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco Party: Thriller

at Lefrak Center at Lakeside (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Tonight's theme: Michael Jackson and Halloween! Dress and skate for the themed party! Prizes will be given out for those that sparkle the brightest.
Category: Dance, Halloween

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Saturday, October 10, 2015

Oct10

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct10

Early Morning Bird Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join naturalist Gabriel Willow on a special, early-morning walk to spot birds in the gardens and woodlands, as well as the skies above Wave Hill.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Fall Foliage, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct10

Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Oct10

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Category: Accessible, Volunteer, It's My Park, Seniors
Free!

Oct10

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine and explore Brooklyn's favorite park?
Category: Markets
Free!

Oct10

GrowNYC Greenmarket

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities every Saturday.
Category: Markets, Food, Waterfront
Free!

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