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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 29, 2016

Oct29

Harlem Grown Halloween Festival

at Harlem Grown, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Tour the haunted garden, make your own Halloween treat, and pick your own pumpkin at the pumpkin patch!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Halloween, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct29

It's My Park at Beach 59th St Playground

at Beach 59th Street Comfort Station (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

11:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Beach 59th Street Playground Association to beautify, paint, and plant at Beach 59th St Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

Oct29

16th Annual Halloween Festival & Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest

at Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The festival will feature live music, dance workshops, games with giveaways, face painting, a pumpkin patch, creepy-crawlies with the Rangers, and a dog costume contest.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Dogs, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct29

The Ultimate Comic Escape Room

at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:55 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Complete the superhero obstacle course challenge and use the power of your mind to solve the clues and escape from the Superhero room within 20 minutes!
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct29

Halloween in Prospect Park

at The Nethermead (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn, Children's Corner (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for the 37th Annual Halloween Haunted Walk and Fair
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Ocean Breeze Halloween Festival

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
This free, family-friendly event will have Halloween-inspired activities, such as contests, crafts, pumpkin picking, live music, and much more!
Category: Festivals, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct29

From Poe's Porch

at Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (in Poe Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Bronx County Historical Society and Bronx Council on the Arts presents a new social justice-driven poetry reading and workshop series at Poe Park.
Category: Education, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct29

Garden Centennial Exhibition

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of outdoor sculpture celebrating one hundred years of its formal garden designed by Delano & Aldrich in 1916.
Category: Nature, Seniors
Free!

Oct29

Halloween Festival

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a spooky, fun-filled afternoon, featuring crafts, games, rides, music, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids

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