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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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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Oct29

Halloween at the Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make a seasonal botanical craft, see a magic show, and meet and take pictures with Flora, Queens Botanical Garden’s friendly mascot! Show off your costume and bring trick-or-treat bags!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Howl-o-ween

at Canine Court (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Best-dressed dogs compete. $10 per dog to benefit the dog run. Pre-registration required at 718.796.4541.
Category: Dogs, Halloween

Oct29

CANCELLED: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly basis.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct29

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Discovery Walks for Families: Living Laboratory

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us as we venture into the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and investigate the design of this living laboratory.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

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Event
Oct29

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

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Oct29

Fall Foliage Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage, Waterfront
Free!

Oct29

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct29

Halloween Costume Contest and Mini Parade

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Roll out that great Halloween costume early for our Park Slope Parents sponsored Costume Contest and Mini Parade – perfect for anyone who can’t stay up past 6:30 p.m.!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

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