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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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Friday, October 28, 2016

Oct28

Exhibition - My Father's Son: Photographs by Irwin Silver and Mitchell Silver

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
For this unique show, a collection of photographs by Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP and his late father Irwin Silver are displayed side by side.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Oct28

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!

Oct28

It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at Parking lot (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan to do general cleaning in preparation for Halloween and the Sandy Anniversary at New Dorp Beach Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct28

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!

Oct28

Arts, Culture & Fun: Exhibit: My Body is a Landscape / The Landscape is a Body

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.
This exhibition of video and photography collects the array of emotions and biological forms that generate a living anatomy.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct28

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

Oct28

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

Oct28

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The chrysanthemum, kiku in Japanese, is the most celebrated of all Japanese fall-flowering plants, and hundreds of meticulously trained kiku will be on display.
Category: Nature, Art

Oct28

Toddler Halloween Costume Parade

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come celebrate Halloween with NYC Parks. Join us for a day full of fun! Show off your costume, paint pumpkins, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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