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Games

Get in touch with your inner child and come out to play a game or two. Challenge your family and friends to a few rounds and make new acquaintances while you’re at it. Bring your kids and enjoy a multitude of activities in a safe environment.

Games Events

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Oct 1

St. Mary's Recreation Center Open House

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun day of free workouts in the cardio and weight rooms, a family swim in the pool, a meet-and-greet with the managers, and a family scavenger hunt in the park.
Free!

Oct 1

Third Annual Fall Festival

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the harvest season! This festival for all will feature cider pressing, puppet making, face painting, live jazz, and a tasting with Dyckman Beer.
Free!

Oct 1

CANCELLED: Harvest Festival

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, face painting, self-guided tours of the Urban Farm, and more fun fall activities!
Free!

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Kids

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Oct 2

Ocean Breeze Wiffle Ball Home-Run Derby

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Do you consider yourself a slugger? Are you getting excited for the Major League Baseball Playoffs? Well here's your change to prove you have what it takes to play in the big…
Free!

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Oct 8

Fall Into Fall Harvest Festival

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate autumn in the park at the mansion!

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Kids

Monday, October 10, 2016

Oct 10

It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park

at Tompkinsville Park , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
We are looking for volunteers to help beautify the park and assist in planting some bulbs. There will also be a celebration through art, performances, and a chess tournament.
Free!

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oct 15

Fall Festival

at Victory Field (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall with live music, games, crafts, pumpkins, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Oct 16

Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Patch

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, games, nature walks, farm tours, bouncy houses, crafts, food vendors, a petting zoo, beer tent, pumpkin patch (additional fee), and more!

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Oct 16

Rockaway Fall Festival

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The festival which will include a Safari Challenge and Halloween Obstacle Course, 3 and 1 bounce house, pumpkin patch, pony rides, hayrides, Urban Park Rangers, music, and refreshments.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 16

Ranger's Choice: Gather Around the Campfire

at Driggs Avenue and Lorimer Street (in McCarren Park) , Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us around the campfire for an evening of games, songs, and fun activities.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Oct 23

Fall Photography Scavenger Hunt

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your own digital camera or smart phone to capture evidence of your scavenger clues. Work on your own or as a team, in this fun family friendly program. Registration begins on October 16.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Oct 29

Joe Holzka Community Garden Pumpkin Festival

at Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ) , Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Please join the garden for their annual pumpkin festival. Children aged 12 and under must be present to receive a pumpkin.
Free!

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Kids
Oct 29

Halloween Festival

at Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a spooky, fun-filled afternoon, featuring crafts, games, rides, music, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 29

16th Annual Halloween Festival & Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest

at Fort Greene Park , Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The festival will feature live music, dance workshops, games with giveaways, face painting, a pumpkin patch, creepy-crawlies with the Rangers, and a dog costume contest.
Free!

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Sunday, October 30, 2016

Oct 30

Shocktoberfest

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for Shocktoberfest! Visit the pumpkin patch, jump on fun inflatable playgrounds, and enjoy crafts, games, music, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, October 31, 2016

Oct 31

Spooky Halloween at Ashford Learning Garden

at Ashford Learning Center , Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
There will be face painting for the kid, healthy treats, and fun games throughout the day.
Free!

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Nov 27

Ranger's Choice: The World's Fair Adventure Quest

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park , Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn about the World's Fair and Flushing Meadows-Corona Park as you've never experienced before.
Free!

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Dec 17

Photography Scavenger Hunt

at Clifton Place and Marcy Avenue (in Herbert Von King Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head. Bring your own digital camera or smartphone.
Free!

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Kids

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