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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 12,091–12,100 out of 13,537 events
from October 18, 2012 (x) to September 15, 2018

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Oct 5

Movies Under the Stars: Pele': Birth of a Legend

at Macombs Dam Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Under guidance from manager Vicente Feola (Vincent D'Onofrio), young Pelé (Kevin de Paula) utilizes his street soccer skills to lead Brazil to the World Cup in 1958...
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, October 6, 2017

Oct 6

Poe is the Raven Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Based on both fact and fiction, "Poe is the Raven" gives new light and insight on the secret life of Edgar Allan Poe while residing in the Bronx.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

Oct 6

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!

Oct 6

Women With Wings Art Exhibit

at Maggie's Garden (NYRP), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 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

Conference House: Inside Out

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Conference House in a unique way – inside out. View the “bones” through blueprint drawings and photographs highlighting the architecture of this National and New York City landmark.
Category: Art, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 6

Public Art Exhibition Opening: Dale Chihuly's Rose Crystal Tower

at Southeast Triangle (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
NYC Parks, in partnership with Chihuly Studio, Marlborough Gallery and the Union Square Partnership, welcomes Dale Chihuly’s eye-catching “Rose Crystal Tower”.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

Must See
Event
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!

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