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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

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
Oct27

Arts, Culture & Fun: Day of the Dead with BxArts Factory and MascaraViva

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Celebrate the Mexican tradition, Day of the Dead, creating paper flowers, face painting, and book binding while enjoying Mexican music.
Category: Dance, Halloween, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct27

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Casper

at Leif Ericson Park, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:45 p.m.
In this live-action feature of the animated classic, Casper (Malachi Pearson), a kind young ghost, falls in love with Kat (Christina Ricci), the teen daughter of a paranormal expert.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct27

Movies Under the Stars: Shoctoberfest - Poltergeist (1982)

at Sunset Park, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film! This classic supernatural horror focuses on a family whose home is invaded by…
Category: Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct27

Haunted Lantern Tours

at Water Battery Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on an outdoor, haunted tour of the historic Water Battery at Fort Totten Park.
Category: History, Tours, Halloween
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct27

Candlelight Ghost Tours of ‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House’

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Venture into the ghostly shadows of history by flickering candlelight to hear chilling tales of phantoms, and otherworldly occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Halloween

Oct27

Movies Under the Stars: Boo! A Madea Halloween

at Basil Behagen Playground (in Behagen Playground), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Trying to win the approval of her friends, 17-year-old Tiffany sneaks out of the house to go to a Halloween bash at a fraternity. The fun soon ends when police and the cranky, fast-talking Madea...
Category: Film, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct27

Bartow-HELL Haunted Mansion

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Watch out for spirits and other creatures as you intrepidly make your way through the mansion and grounds of Bartow-Pell. This is an adult-themed event.
Category: Theater, Halloween

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