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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


Nature Presentation: Arachnid Appreciation Station

at Wave HillBronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Beef up your arachnid IQ with local entomologist Lawrence Forcella and observe a collection of live and preserved spiders, from delicate orb-weavers to hairy, hulking tarantulas.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Halloween, Wildlife

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

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

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


Second Annual Halloween Festival

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This free, family friendly event hosts a pumpkin patch, Halloween crafts, music, Halloween inspired contests, and much more! Patrons are encouraged to come in costume.
Category: Halloween


Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness


CANCELLED: Hawk Watch at Moses Mountain

at Moses MountainStaten Island

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join ecologist Seth Wollney to learn why hawks migrate and how to identify different species.
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife


2nd Annual "Batty Over Halloween" Celebration

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the festivities on the Great Lawn at Astoria Park for a day filled with music, puppets, cotton candy, balloon twisting, face painting, munchkin pumpkins, and much more.
Category: Concerts, Best for Kids, Halloween, Waterfront

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Halloween at the Garden

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

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

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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


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


Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation CenterManhattan 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

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