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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.

Viewing 121–130 out of 994 events
from October 28, 2016 to August 30, 2017

Sunday, October 30, 2016


Halloween at the Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Show off your Halloween costume and bring your trick-or-treat bags!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals

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Halloween Kidz Karnival

at Pier 26, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us as we transform Pier 26 into “Halloween Central” with fun-filled attractions for the family.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals

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Central Astoria LDC Presents The First Annual Batty Over Halloween Celebration

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The celebration will include music, a theatrical performance, face painting, balloon twisting, Halloween characters, cotton candy, and mini pumpkins.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals

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Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer


Moses Mountain Hike

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a jaunt to Moses Mountain to experience the forest in its full fall glory. Enjoy the 360-degree panoramic view, and look for birds of prey.
Category: Birding, Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking

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Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

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Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary Market

at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary opens this Sunday and every Sunday through Thanksgiving of this year.
Category: Markets, Food, Seniors


Hike and Draw

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Focusing in on nature and transferring it to paper can be a calming and meditative process.
Category: Nature, Art


Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors


Concert: Sinfonietta of Riverdale

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The new season opens with the return of the Sinfonietta of Riverdale, the first of ten concerts that feature classical, jazz, and popular American music.
Category: Concerts

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