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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 19, 2017 to September 15, 2018

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Oct29

Discovery Walks for Families: Living Laboratory

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us as we venture into the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and investigate the design of this living laboratory.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

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Event
Oct29

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Annual Dog Run Halloween Party

at Large Dog Run (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Get your dog dressed in their best costume and head on over to the Large Dog Run. Prizes and treats will be awarded to the best costumes for dogs and owners.
Category: Dogs, Halloween
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct29

Foliage Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants can learn about why changes in leaf color occur, the chemical representation of each of the colors, and why the leaves of different species turn different hues.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Oct29

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct29

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Oct29

Halloween Costume Contest and Mini Parade

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Roll out that great Halloween costume early for our Park Slope Parents sponsored Costume Contest and Mini Parade – perfect for anyone who can’t stay up past 6:30 p.m.!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct29

Haunted House at the Queens Farm

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Prepare for a scare inside our haunted barn! This ghoulish adventure is the perfect way to put you in the Halloween spirit.
Category: Best for Kids, Halloween

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Halloween Pumpkin Flotilla

at Harlem Meer (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy pumpkin carving, Halloween crafts, spooky stories, a costume parade, and most of all the Conservancy’s signature Pumpkin Flotilla, which sets sail at the Harlem Meer at twilight!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct29

Candlelight Ghost Tours of ‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House’

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Venture into the ghostly shadows of history by flickering candlelight to hear chilling tales of phantoms, and otherworldly occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Halloween

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