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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 13, 2017

Oct13

Conference House: Inside Out

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Conference House in a unique way – inside out. View the “bones” through blueprint drawings and photographs highlighting the architecture of this National and New York City landmark.
Category: Art, History, Tours
Free!

Oct13

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.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
Oct13

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Oct13

Women With Wings Art Exhibit

at Friendship Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibit features a series of artworks inspired by the women of New York, including the historical and contemporary women who make Uptown Manhattan a diverse and vibrant community.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct13

“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

Oct13

It's My Park at Murray Playground

at Murray Playground, Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Queens Paideia School to weed horticulture beds and do help with general cleanup at Murray Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct13

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create fun arts and crafts for the fall and holiday seasons.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct13

Girls Basketball Clinic

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Instructors will teach participants the basic rules and fundamental skills of basketball in preparation for our 2018 winter basketball tournament.
Category: Sports
Free!

Oct13

Photo Prop 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 an evening of photo taking with public art and props in Virginia Park in collaboration with the public artwork Daylighting by Lovie Pignata and Loving the…
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

Oct13

Arts, Culture & Fun: Photo 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!

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