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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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from December 1, 2012 (x) to December 26, 2018

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Oct14

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Oct14

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

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Oct14

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night Celebrates the Harvest Moon with live Swing!

at Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a night of swing to celebrate the Harvest Moon with the great pianist Danny Mixon and his band, featuring Antoinette Montague on vocals.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals, Seniors
Free!

Oct14

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as they search for some of the lesser-seen creatures of the night.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Oct14

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Candyman (Rated R)

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The film follows a graduate student completing her thesis on urban legends. She stumbles upon the legendary "Candyman", an artist and son of a slave who was murdered.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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Oct14

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Juan of the Dead (Rated R)

at Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.
This hilarious zombie comedy tells the story of a group of slackers who face a horde of zombies that the Cuban government claims are dissidents revolting against the government.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars, Hispanic Heritage Month
Free!

Oct14

Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

at Sol Lain Playground (in Sol Lain Plgd), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
An ex-stormtrooper, a scrappy desert dweller, and a droid companion embark on a journey that brings them face-to-face with heroes from the past.
Category: Film, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct14

Movies Under the Stars: Monsters Inc.

at Cedar Playground, Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Monsters Incorporated is the largest scare factory in the monster world, and James P. Sullivan is one of its top scarers. Sullivan is a huge...
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct14

Campfire Conversations: Wisdom and Age

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join an open dialogue about the treatment and inclusion of elders in contemporary society and how wisdom and knowledge is transmitted across generations.
Category: Talks

Oct14

In Illo Tempore Vignettes IV

at Greene Acres Community Garden, Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
"In Illo Tempore Vignettes" is a performance of bodies suspended in time, revealing the echoes of memory, alienation, and exile.
Category: Dance
Free!

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