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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 14, 2017

Oct14

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 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, Halloween

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Kids
Oct14

SkowheganPerforms

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The site-specific works are interspersed throughout the landscape and public artworks, and are inspired by the park's unique outdoor waterfront setting and the 2017 Socrates Annual.
Category: Art, Theater
Free!

Oct14

Interpretive Reading of Mark Twain's "The War Prayer": Kiran Chandra

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
"Call & Response" artist Kiran Chandra presents an interpretive reading of Mark Twain’s controversial 1905 text "The War Prayer," performed in front of her outdoor installation.
Category: Art, History

Oct14

Adults Create Your Own Holiday Wrapping Paper

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Adults will make their own, creative gift wrapping paper for the coming holidays. Participants wlll take inspiration from fall and winter seasons, as well as the holidays for each month.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

Oct14

Kids Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

Best For
Kids
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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