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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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from October 22, 2017 to September 15, 2018

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Oct22

Tour de Bronx

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
With a choice of either a 25- or 40-mile course through the borough’s 61 neighborhoods, there will be fun for families, casual riders, and avid bicyclists.
Category: Nature, Sports, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct22

Women With Wings Art Exhibit

at Maggie's Garden (NYRP), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Friendship Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 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!

Oct22

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan 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
Free!

Oct22

Artist Talk: Gareth Smit

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join photographer Gareth Smit and his subject Dominic Anderson as they discuss trans identity, growing up on the North Shore, and their process of working together.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Oct22

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Carrie (1976) (Rated R)

at McCarren Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This horror classic follows, withdrawn and sensitive Carrie (Sissy Spacek) as she is bullied by her classmates at school and abused by mother (Piper Laurie) at home.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct22

Astronomy: Orionids Meteor Shower

at Owl's Head Park House (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system. The Orionids is an average shower, producing up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, October 23, 2017

Oct23

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct23

Exhibition - Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A century after US entry into World War I, the exhibit Over Here features 39 of the 102 World War Memorials in New York City’s Parks.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Oct23

Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at The Rose Garden This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help beautify two of the park’s most elegant locations: the Vale of Cashmere and the Rose Garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct23

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

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