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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 20, 2016 to August 30, 2017

Thursday, October 20, 2016


Instructional Flag Football

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

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
The NYC Flag Football League takes place across the city every fall from September through November. The league welcomes both boys and girls to take part in drills, strategy, and…


Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant Information Session - Manhattan

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant will support the creation of artworks by New York City-based emerging artists for 10 designated properties.
Category: Art


Share an Object. Share a Story

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Wherever home is, and whatever it represents, tell us over some light refreshments and snacks.
Category: History, Talks


Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - The Fog (2005)

at Lawn behind the soccer field (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

6:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
A strange fog sweeps in over an island town on the coast of Oregon, bringing vengeful ghosts of mariners who were murdered there exactly 200 years prior.
Category: Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars


Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports


Parks Without Borders: Flushing Meadows Corona Park Community Input Meeting

at New York Hall of Science, Queens

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks at a community input meeting to share your ideas and shape the future design of Flushing Meadow Corona Park's Henry Hudson entrance.


The Altered Landscape: A Talk by Paul Moakley

at Staten Island Arts, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join Freshkills Park for a talk by Paul Moakley on the history of the human-altered landscape through photography from 1960 to present.
Category: Art, Talks

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Friday, October 21, 2016


5th Biannual Exhibition of Latin American Artists of the Bronx

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The objective of this exhibition is to create awareness of the multitude of talent in the Latino community of the Bronx.
Category: Art


Exhibition - My Father's Son: Photographs by Irwin Silver and Mitchell Silver

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
For this unique show, a collection of photographs by Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP and his late father Irwin Silver are displayed side by side.
Category: Nature, Art


Baby and Me

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Engage your baby’s imagination. Enjoy fun activities to enhance the learning experience.
Category: Best for Kids

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