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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 14, 2017


Nocturnal Wildlife

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as they search for some of the lesser-seen creatures of the night.
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife


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

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The film follows a graduate student completing her thesis on urban legends. She stumbles upon the legendary "Candyman", an artist and son of a slave who was murdered.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars

Must See

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Juan of the Dead (Rated R)

at Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.
This hilarious zombie comedy tells the story of a group of slackers who face a horde of zombies that the Cuban government claims are dissidents revolting against the government.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars, Hispanic Heritage Month


Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

at Sol Lain Playground (in Sol Lain Plgd), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
An ex-stormtrooper, a scrappy desert dweller, and a droid companion embark on a journey that brings them face-to-face with heroes from the past.
Category: Film, Movies Under the Stars


Movies Under the Stars: Monsters Inc.

at Cedar Playground, Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Monsters Incorporated is the largest scare factory in the monster world, and James P. Sullivan is one of its top scarers. Sullivan is a huge...
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars

Best For

Campfire Conversations: Wisdom and Age

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join an open dialogue about the treatment and inclusion of elders in contemporary society and how wisdom and knowledge is transmitted across generations.
Category: Talks


In Illo Tempore Vignettes IV

at Greene Acres Community Garden, Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
"In Illo Tempore Vignettes" is a performance of bodies suspended in time, revealing the echoes of memory, alienation, and exile.
Category: Dance


Astronomy: Phases of the Moon

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Get set to hike up the the dark sections of the park away from the neighborhood lights. The Overlook Meadow provides a great viewing location of the night sky.
Category: Astronomy, Hiking

Sunday, October 15, 2017


POSTPONED: It's My Park at St. Andrew's Playground

at St. Andrew's Playground, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Brooklyn Leaders Lions Club at St. Andrew's Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


New York Junior League Volunteer Day

at Jackie Robinson Park, Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spend a day in the park gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this highly-used space.
Category: Volunteer

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