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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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Friday, October 7, 2016

Oct 7

Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sculptor and artist Ray Villafane returns to New York Botanical Garden to create an original installation that explores the evolution of the scarecrow in the United States.
Category: Art

Oct 7

Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore more than 30 friendly scarecrows set among rare and unusual pumpkins and gourds in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts

Oct 7

Seniors Fitness in South Oxford Park

at South Oxford Park, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City. Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and…
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct 7

Seniors Fitness in Central Park

at Tennis Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City. Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct 7

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Oct 7

Youth Fun Programs

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 8 years to 17 years are welcome to participate in a variety of sports,crafts and learning opportunities including: Computer Resources, Arts in Parks, Youth…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 7

First Friday! Music & Trolley

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Experience the sultry sound of vocalist Queen Esther as she performs her acclaimed interpretations of Billie Holiday’s rarely-heard songs together with the Jeremy Bacon Jazz trio from.
Category: Concerts, History, Tours

Oct 7

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Goosebumps

at Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 7

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

at John Paul Jones Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Based on the parody novel of the Jane Austen classic, this wildly entertaining film finds the Bennet family at the center of a mysterious plague that resurrects the dead.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 7

Movies Under the Stars: The Good Dinosaur

at Great Lawn (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.
Category: Film, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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