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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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from January 26, 2013 (x) to December 29, 2018

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Oct21

It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with TRASH project and Friends of St. Nicholas Park to clean and beautify St. Nicholas Park
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct21

Fall Festival

at Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park (in Tudor Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & New York City Council Member Eric Ulrich for a day of fun activities including crafts, inflatables, a pumpkin patch, and more!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct21

“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin.
Category: Education, History, Theater, Tours, Halloween, Seniors

Oct21

The Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

at Tompkins Square Park, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
CNN calls it "the largest dog costume parade in the world” with hundreds of dogs in costumes and thousands of spectators.
Category: Halloween

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Oct21

Second Annual Harvest Festival

at Smiling Hogshead Ranch, Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Smiling Hogshead Ranchinvites the community at large to a hybrid garden party, street fair, and classic fall carnival.
Category: Festivals, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct21

Howl-een Pooch Parade!

at Allan F. Kivlehan Playground, Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come out and join the Friends of Kivlehan Park for their annual Howl-een Pooch Parade! There will be treats, a costume contest, obstacle course, and a pet adoption event.
Category: Festivals, Dogs, Halloween
Free!

Oct21

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: History, Tours

Oct21

Tricks and Treats at Le Carrousel Bryant Park

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Calling all princesses and superheroes, ghouls and goblins too…it’s time for the annual Halloween partay at Le SCCARROUSEL in Bryant Park!
Category: Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct21

Outdoor Skills: Fire Making

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors. All programs are family-friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Oct21

Discovery Walk for Families: PARKitecture

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Help us to decode the sculpted secrets of Bethesda Terrace, and discover how nature inspires Central Park's art and design.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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