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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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Thursday, October 29, 2015


Halloween Dance

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

6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for a festive evening of dancing, light refreshments and a costume concert!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Halloween, Seniors, Fall Festivals


Shorts from the Queens World Film Festival

at Lawrence Virgilio Playground, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
NYC Parks and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment present these short films from the Queens World Film Festival! About the Queens World Film Festival (QWFF) Turningā€¦
Category: Festivals, Film, Fall Festivals, Movies Under the Stars


Awakening in Ink

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
A young woman settles in for her first evening as caretaker of ominous Morris-Jumel Mansion, Manhattan's oldest house. She expects a quiet night; it proves to be anything but...
Category: Theater

Friday, October 30, 2015


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 Outdoor Exercise Classes in Morningside Park

at 112th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:45 a.m.
This class involves walking and using park benches to work various muscle groups.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Farmers Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Get fresh produce from the two local farms and Queens Botanical Garden's own urban farm at the farmers' market.
Category: Food


Exhibition - Swampland: Photographs by Ruth Wetzel

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
New York artist Ruth Wetzel spends hours trekking through wetlands in waders photographing magnified views of diverse plant life and ecosystems found in New York. She isolates intimateā€¦
Category: Art, Seniors


Brooklyn Senior Games Prep Meet-Up Clinics: Swimming

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
NYC Parks is hosting its first ever Senior Games for Recreation Center members age 50+! Join these meetups to prepare for the competition in May.
Category: Sports, Seniors


Children's Story Time & Art

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Category: Best for Kids

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External Forces: An Exhibit by Artist Sarah Yuster

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This series of oil paintings by artist Sarah Yuster depicts artists in situ at various Staten Island locations, specifically preserved natural areas and parks.
Category: Art, Seniors

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