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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.

Viewing 11,041–11,050 out of 13,057 events
from October 12, 2012 (x) to December 26, 2018

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Oct15

It's My Park at Maria Hernandez Park

at Park House (in Maria Hernandez Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Keep Bushwick Beautiful to plant daffodil bulbs and generally beautify Maria Hernandez Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh tour

at Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the ecology of the space, view wildlife up close, and learn how the island’s history has shaped our natural areas.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Oct15

From Parlor to Grave: 1865 Funeral Reenactment and Graveyard Procession

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join us in the Museum’s double parlor as we recreate the 1865 funeral service of Seabury Tredwell and discuss the funerary customs of 19th century New York City.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Halloween, Talks

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Oct15

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Twilight

at Monsignor McGolrick Park (in Msgr. McGolrick Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.
This 2008 romantic fantasy follows Bella, a high school misfit who risks everything when she falls in love with Edward, a vampire.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct15

Astronomy

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Oct15

Astronomy: Constellations

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Oct15

In Illo Tempore Vignettes IV

at Greene Acres Community Garden, Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
"In Illo Tempore Vignettes" is a performance of bodies suspended in time, revealing the echoes of memory, alienation, and exile.
Category: Dance
Free!

Monday, October 16, 2017

Oct16

Bryant Park Fall Birding Tours

at Andrew Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Located in the heart of midtown, Bryant Park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and even a Chuck-will's-widow!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Oct16

Exhibition - Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A century after US entry into World War I, the exhibit Over Here features 39 of the 102 World War Memorials in New York City’s Parks.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Oct16

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…
Category: Best for Kids

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