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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 November 7, 2012 (x) to December 11, 2018

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Oct29

CANCELLED: Halloween Pumpkin Flotilla

at Harlem Meer (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy pumpkin carving, Halloween crafts, spooky stories, a costume parade, and most of all the Conservancy’s signature Pumpkin Flotilla, which sets sail at the Harlem Meer at twilight!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

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Oct29

Annual Behind-the-Scenes Tour at King Manor Museum

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the home of Rufus King, signer of the United States Constitution and early voice in the anti-slavery movement.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks

Oct29

Haunted House at the Queens Farm

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Prepare for a scare inside our haunted barn! This ghoulish adventure is the perfect way to put you in the Halloween spirit.
Category: Best for Kids, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Candlelight Ghost Tours of ‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House’

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Venture into the ghostly shadows of history by flickering candlelight to hear chilling tales of phantoms, and otherworldly occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Halloween

Monday, October 30, 2017

Oct30

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!

Oct30

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

Best For
Kids
Oct30

Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at The Rose Garden This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct30

Women With Wings Art Exhibit

at Friendship Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 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!

Oct30

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct30

Women With Wings Art Exhibit

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 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!

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