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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 10, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Oct13

CANCELED - Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant Information Session - Queens

at Queens Museum of Art (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant will support the creation of artworks by New York City-based emerging artists for 10 designated properties.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct13

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports

Oct13

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktoberfest - Ghost

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
In this 1990 romantic supernatural classic, Patrick Swayze stars as a ghost who wants to avenge his murder.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Film, Halloween
Free!

Friday, October 14, 2016

Oct14

Pelham Bay Park Tree Planting

at Orchard Beach Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest in Pelham Bay Park!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct14

5th Biannual Exhibition of Latin American Artists of the Bronx

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The objective of this exhibition is to create awareness of the multitude of talent in the Latino community of the Bronx.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct14

Arts, Culture & Fun: Franklin: Printer/Writer, Scientist/Inventor, Politician/Statesman

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.
In this gallery exhibition, meet Franklin, the man, and his ideas and achievements.
Category: Art, History
Free!

Oct14

Seniors Fitness in Greenbelt Park

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 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, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct14

Summer Sports Experience at Asser Levy Recreation Center

at Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience continues into the early fall! Free, Drop in Sports programming at Asser Levy Recreation Center and Park Tues-Friday 10:00am-6:00pm for youths aged 7-14…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

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Oct14

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

Oct14

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

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