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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 28, 2017

Oct28

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct28

Pumpkin Painting (Brooklyn)

at Berry Street Garden

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
It's that time of year to use your creative chops and turn pumpkins into festive decorations. GreenThumb will have pumpkins and paint ready.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Halloween
Free!

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Oct28

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The theme is Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead with vibrant performance and music presented by Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York! Plus, bring your pup to the costume contest!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Waterfront, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Event
Oct28

19th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest

at NW plaza performance mounds (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The 19th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest is guaranteed to blow your mind and embarrass your dog.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Dogs, Volunteer, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Oct28

Halloween Festival

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Highlights include live entertainment, inflatables, interactive games, a hay ride, a hay maze/pumpkin patch, costume contests, and free goodie bags!
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Oct28

Family Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore artwork on view in Glyndor Gallery on a family-friendly tour with a Curatorial Fellow.
Category: Education, Art, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct28

Poetry Town Hall with the Bronx Writers Center

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Sydney Valerio will read poetry from her one-woman show "Matters, from the Mujeres, the Magic, the Movement and the Muse" anthology and from her MFA coursework.
Category: Talks
Free!

Oct28

“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

Oct28

Prospect Park Halloween Walk and Fair

at The Nethermead (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Prospect Park Alliance invites all local ghosts and ghouls to the 38th Annual Halloween Haunted Walk and Fair!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct28

17th Annual Fort Greene Park Halloween Festival

at Central Lawn (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This year, the festival will feature rides, face-painting, Halloween crafts, games, giveaways, live music from Astrograss, a pumpkin patch, temporary tattoos, and more... ALL FOR FREE!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Dogs, Volunteer, Halloween, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

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