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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 27, 2017

Oct27

Special Archtober Tour of the Valentine-Varian House

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
As we celebrate Archtober 2017, join us on an exclusive tour of the Valentine-Varian House and get a tour of its current exhibitions.
Category: History, Tours, Talks

Oct27

“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

Oct27

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 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

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Oct27

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create fun arts and crafts for the fall and holiday seasons.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct27

NYC Parks Presents HALLOWSCREAM!

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
If you dare for some scares, you'll walk through our fright walk! Chills and thrills await you...join us for the spooky fun!
Category: Halloween
Free!

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Oct27

Gracie Mansion Halloween

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray are excited to invite you to Gracie Mansion Halloween! Enter the lottery by October 17 at 5:00 p.m.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Theater, Tours, Halloween
Free!

Oct27

Girls Basketball Clinic

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Instructors will teach participants the basic rules and fundamental skills of basketball in preparation for our 2018 winter basketball tournament.
Category: Sports
Free!

Oct27

Ghoulies Glow-in-the-Dark Paint Night

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.
Join NYC Parks to create stunning masterpieces using glow-in-the-dark paints to bring out your ghoulishly creative side. Project materials will be provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct27

Movies Under the Stars: Ghostbusters (1984)

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Unemployed parapsychologists devise a system for neutralizing ghosts when New York City comes under attack from supernatural demons.
Category: Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct27

Day of the Dead Arts & Crafts and Public Art in Virginia Park

at Corner of Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road (in Virginia Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of Day of the Dead arts and crafts in Virginia Park in collaboration with the public artwork Daylighting by Lovie Pignata, Loving the Bronx, and BX Arts Factory.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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