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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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Saturday, October 29, 2016

Oct29

Halloween in Prospect Park

at The Nethermead (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn, Children's Corner (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for the 37th Annual Halloween Haunted Walk and Fair
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Ocean Breeze Halloween Festival

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
This free, family-friendly event will have Halloween-inspired activities, such as contests, crafts, pumpkin picking, live music, and much more!
Category: Festivals, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct29

From Poe's Porch

at Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (in Poe Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Bronx County Historical Society and Bronx Council on the Arts presents a new social justice-driven poetry reading and workshop series at Poe Park.
Category: Education, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct29

Garden Centennial Exhibition

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of outdoor sculpture celebrating one hundred years of its formal garden designed by Delano & Aldrich in 1916.
Category: Nature, Seniors
Free!

Oct29

Halloween Festival

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a spooky, fun-filled afternoon, featuring crafts, games, rides, music, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Ocean Breeze Halloween Festival: Spooky Walk for Children

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a child-friendly spooky walk of our Haunted Trails. Groups will be escorted every 30 minutes through the not-so-scary trails.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Discovery Walks for Families: Time Travelers

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Journey through time—from the Ice Age, through Colonial times, to today—and discover how Manhattan’s geography shaped the design (and use) of the Harlem Meer landscape.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dia De Los Muertos

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

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the traditional Mexican Day of the Dead with live music, traditional dance and parade, Calaveras Literarias (poetry readings), community altars, art workshops, and much more.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Art, Festivals, Fitness, History, Food, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct29

From Poe's Porch

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join poetry workshops with Bronx poets, Jani Rose, Carlos Manuel Rivera, and Skye Cabrera.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

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