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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 6, 2017

Oct 6

Chess Night 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 chess night in Virginia Park in collaboration with the public artwork Daylighting by Lovie Pignata and Loving the Bronx.
Category: Accessible, Art, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 6

Arts, Culture & Fun: Chess Night

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for Fun Fridays in September & October at Virginia Park
Category: Dance, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 6

Movies Under the Stars: Kong: Skull Island

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
A team of scientists, soldiers, and adventurers ventures into the domain of the mighty Kong in the Pacific.
Category: Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct 6

Pelleas et Melisande

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
A theatrical puppet experience that tells the story of doomed love based on Maurice Maeterlinck’s play. Set to a composition by Arnold Schoenberg, the audience is take on a…
Category: Theater

Oct 6

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Tales from the Hood (Rated R)

at Brevoort Playground, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
A creepy mortician attempts to scare teenage drug dealer Stack and his friends straight by telling them four horrifying stories. Produced by Spike Lee and directed by Rusty Cundieff.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct 6

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest- Creepshow (Rated R)

at Owl's Head Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:40 p.m.
This classic 1982 comedy horror anthology features five stories based on the EC and DC comics of the 1950s. The film conjures scares from traditional bogeymen and portents of doom.
Category: Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct 6

Movies Under the Stars: Wonder Woman

at Haffen Park, Bronx

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior...
Category: Film, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Oct 7

The Row Around Manhattan Fundraiser

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Pull your oar for a good cause at this incredibly scenic 30-mile voyage that circles Manhattan on the Hudson, East, and Harlem Rivers in a counter-clockwise direction.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Oct 7

Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join NYC Audubon on birding walks through Van Cortlandt Park to discover wildlife happenings in the park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Oct 7

Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Run through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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