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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

Arts, Culture & Fun: Day of the Dead Celebration

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
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, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Games, History, Halloween, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct28

Art & Nature—Social Communication in the Insect World: Video Screening and Science Talk

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn how social insects—ants, bees, termites and more—have long inspired the imagination of artists and the curiosity of scientists.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Talks, Wildlife

Oct28

Free Tour of Washington Square Park

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a Washington Square Park docent for this free tour, and learn about this iconic park past and present.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Fall Foliage
Free!

Oct28

Discovery Walks for Families: Towering Trees

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Fall Foliage
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct28

Halloween Party and Hocus Pocus Movie Screening

at Athens Square, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Activities include crafts, games, music, giveaways, Transformation Face Painting with Agostino Arts, and a free screening of Hocus Pocus at dusk.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Film, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct28

Freshkills Park Information Session

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for this free drop-in information session to learn about the park's history, ongoing development, and environmental transformation.
Category: Talks
Free!

Oct28

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct28

Haunted House at the Queens Farm

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

1:00 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

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Event
Oct28

Adults Create Your Own Holiday Wrapping Paper

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Adults will make their own, creative gift wrapping paper for the coming holidays. Participants wlll take inspiration from fall and winter seasons, as well as the holidays for each month.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

Oct28

Gracie Mansion Halloween

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray are excited to invite you to Gracie Mansion Halloween!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Theater, Tours, Halloween
Free!

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