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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 21, 2017


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


Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors


Music in the Garden: Ustad Shafaat Khan

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Sitar and tabla Maestro Ustad Shafaat Khan is a world-renowned Indian classical musician who has performed with Stevie Wonder and has released three CDs produced by Dr. Deepak Chopra.
Category: Concerts


The Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Astronomy


Movies Under the Stars: The Haunted Mansion (2003)

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A real-estate agent mistakenly has his family stay in a haunted house.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars

Best For

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Frankenweenie

at Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Young Victor Frankenstein uses an experiment to resurrect his dog, but Victor's fellow students steal his secret to use it to resurrect other dead animals.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars

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Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - The Addams Family

at Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn

6:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a free drive-in movie! Pack-up the kids in the car and join us in the parking lot at the NY Aquarium as we screen this freaky family favorite.
Category: Film, Best for Kids

Best For

Candlelight Ghost Tours of ‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House’

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Venture into the ghostly shadows of history by flickering candlelight; hear chilling tales of phantoms and otherworldly occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Halloween

Must See

Movies Under the Stars: Hotel Transylvania 2

at Bronx Park Amphitheatre (in Bronx Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Now that Dracula (Adam Sandler) has opened the Hotel Transylvania's doors to humans, things are changing for the better; however, Drac is secretly worried that his half-human grandson...
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars

Best For

Sunday, October 22, 2017


NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness

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