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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 28, 2017


It's My Park at Montefiore Square

at Park Entrance at 137th Street and Broadway (in Montefiore Square), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Montefiore Park Neighborhood Association to plant bulbs, weed, and do light clean up at Montefiore Square.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours


The Amazing Maize Maze

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Ready to be amaaazed? Kids and adults alike will have fun finding their way out of this three-acre corn labyrinth!
Category: Festivals, Games


Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


Pumpkin Painting (Brooklyn)

at Berry Street Garden

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
It's that time of year to use your creative chops and turn pumpkins into festive decorations. GreenThumb will have pumpkins and paint ready.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Halloween

Must See

Halloween Harvest Festival

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The theme is Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead with vibrant performance and music presented by Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York! Plus, bring your pup to the costume contest!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Waterfront, Fall Festivals

Must See

19th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest

at NW plaza performance mounds (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The 19th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest is guaranteed to blow your mind and embarrass your dog.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Dogs, Volunteer, Halloween, Fall Festivals

Must See

Halloween Festival

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Highlights include live entertainment, inflatables, interactive games, a hay ride, a hay maze/pumpkin patch, costume contests, and free goodie bags!
Category: Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Food, Fall Festivals

Must See

Family Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore artwork on view in Glyndor Gallery on a family-friendly tour with a Curatorial Fellow.
Category: Education, Art, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For

Poetry Town Hall with the Bronx Writers Center

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Sydney Valerio will read poetry from her one-woman show "Matters, from the Mujeres, the Magic, the Movement and the Muse" anthology and from her MFA coursework.
Category: Talks

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