Bronx-Events

Disability Month Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 23, 2019

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents our Disability Month Exhibition featuring the work of artists that speak to the challenges and lives of the disabled community. The works are touching, personal, powerful, and moving. The artists are Betty Murray, Esther Pagan, and Michelle Pappas.

Hours: This exhibition is on view at Poe Park Visitor Center on Tuesdays through Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. through October 26. The gallery is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Please note: Please call in advance to schedule your tour of the show, as gallery space is limited.

Thank you

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-23
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Special Express Arts: Mixed Media Arts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 23, 2019

Special needs adults engage in the arts for self-expression through the use of multiple mediums. Participants are allowed to work at their own pace while assisted as needed.

The class will include the use of such materials as paper, cardboard, canvas, pencil, paints, glue, tablet, etc.

Because of the high number of special needs groups seeking such programming, we have added more days to accommodate the overflow.

Groups, please call in advance to schedule your visit

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-23
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Adaptive Art

St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

Date: October 23, 2019

Join our Adaptive Art program and let your creative juices flow. Our adaptive art program is a modified creative art program that allows participants to paint, color, draw, and design art pieces. Through this program, participants can express themselves, enhance their social skills, and explore their inner talent.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

2019-10-23
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Garden Highlights Walk

Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)
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Date: October 23, 2019

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

2019-10-23
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Adaptive Chair Aerobics

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 23, 2019

Join us at Poe Park Visitor Center for a free adaptive, low-impact workout for adults to promote a healthy heart and lifestyle.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-23
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Kids and Families Recycle-to-Art

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 23, 2019

Make fun projects from recyclable materials.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-23
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Teen Game Zone

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 23, 2019

Teen Game Zone is a great way for the youth to be introduced to new games, meet new people, stay active, and have an overall great time in a safe environment.

Teens will be able to play board games, games to keep their bodies in motion, and sports-themed video games. They will be encouraged to engage with one another positively and gain social skills.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-23
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Disability Month Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 24, 2019

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents our Disability Month Exhibition featuring the work of artists that speak to the challenges and lives of the disabled community. The works are touching, personal, powerful, and moving. The artists are Betty Murray, Esther Pagan, and Michelle Pappas.

Hours: This exhibition is on view at Poe Park Visitor Center on Tuesdays through Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. through October 26. The gallery is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Please note: Please call in advance to schedule your tour of the show, as gallery space is limited.

Thank you

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-24
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Tiny Tots Stories and Art

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 24, 2019

Join Poe Park Visitor Center for stories, songs, games, and activities for little ones.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-24
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Adults Le Petit Art

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 24, 2019

Create Miniature Art 2.5"x3.5" - 4"x6" visual Arts paintings, sketches, fiber arts, paintings, greeting cards, coasters, and more!

October: 2D and 3D art
November: Mini books, coasters
December: Whimsical Winter Wonder... art cards, editions, and originals, bottles, cardboard

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-24
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Special Express Arts: Mixed Media Arts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 24, 2019

Special needs adults engage in the arts for self-expression through the use of multiple mediums. Participants are allowed to work at their own pace while assisted as needed.

The class will include the use of such materials as paper, cardboard, canvas, pencil, paints, glue, tablet, etc.

Because of the high number of special needs groups seeking such programming, we have added more days to accommodate the overflow.

Groups, please call in advance to schedule your visit

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-24
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Special Olympics Training

St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

Date: October 24, 2019

This is an instructional Adaptive Sport Program to teach Tier 1-3 sports and developmental drills. This will lead to more sporting and advance sporting activities and will assist with positive interactive activities and a healthy lifestyle.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

2019-10-24
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Toddler Studio Art

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
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Date: October 24, 2019

Join us for FREE weekly art workshops led by the Art Students League, Amy Digi. The classes will consist of painting, collage, and sculpture. Each week the group will look at a different artist or form of art.

For children under 5 years old. The caretaker must stay with the child for the entire class. You will have to fill out a free membership form at the front desk to take part in the class.

Amy DiGi is a United States Coast Guard Artist and is included in their permanent collection. She is also an artist in the prestigious Art in Embassies Program. Amy studied at the League and received her MFA from Lehman College and BFA from Pratt Institute. She exhibits prolifically in the New York area

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

2019-10-24
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Adaptive Dance Fitness

St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

Date: October 24, 2019

Participants will engage in light workouts that are modified for their individual needs. They will receive a workout that is both fun and beneficial to their health.

The workout sessions will focus on sensory motor skills that may improve individuals' overall well-being.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 367-3657

Location: St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park)

2019-10-24
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Garden Highlights Walk

Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)
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Date: October 24, 2019

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

2019-10-24
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Adults Imaginative Arts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 24, 2019

Adults will create works that stretch the imagination, using multiple mediums to achieve imaginative effects.

The definition of imagination is the ability to come up with mental images of something that is not real or to come up with new and creative ideas. (stones, wood, paint, feathers, 3D objects with 2D sketches).

October (Halloween): Steam Punk
November (Thanksgiving): 2D/3D
December: Whimsical Winter Wonder...Make your own gift wrapping paper, greeting cards, gifts

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-24
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S.T.E.M. Thursdays

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 24, 2019

Children of all ages will create projects that are inspired by science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-24
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Kids Imaginative Arts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 24, 2019

Children will be inspired to use their imagination to create fun projects, including making their own games

October: 2D and 3D
November: Make Your Own Games on Cardboard
December: Make Your Own Cards (playing cards and memory cards)

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-24
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On Site Opera Presents The Turn of the Screw: Ticketed Dress Rehearsal

Wave Hill
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Date: October 24, 2019

Just as the chill of fall permeates the air, the acclaimed On Site Opera stages three performances of Benjamin Britten’s haunting tale The Turn of the Screw in October. This roving opera takes guests from the Great Lawn and on to Wave Hill House to watch as a terrified governess struggles to comfort her two young charges. This psychological thriller hurtles to a chilling conclusion as guests follow performers into Mark Twain Room and Armor Hall.

In addition to today's dress rehearsal, The Turn of the Screw will be presented at Wave Hill on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 25, 26 and 27. Those performances are sold out.

Purchase tickets online.
The maximum purchase per person is 4 tickets.

Jennifer Check as the Governess, photographed by Milestone Images.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

2019-10-24
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Disability Month Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 25, 2019

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents our Disability Month Exhibition featuring the work of artists that speak to the challenges and lives of the disabled community. The works are touching, personal, powerful, and moving. The artists are Betty Murray, Esther Pagan, and Michelle Pappas.

Hours: This exhibition is on view at Poe Park Visitor Center on Tuesdays through Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. through October 26. The gallery is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Please note: Please call in advance to schedule your tour of the show, as gallery space is limited.

Thank you

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-25
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Tiny Tots Stories and Art

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 25, 2019

Join Poe Park Visitor Center for stories, songs, games, and activities for little ones.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-25
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Special Express Arts: Mixed Media Arts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 25, 2019

Special needs adults engage in the arts for self-expression through the use of multiple mediums. Participants are allowed to work at their own pace while assisted as needed.

The class will include the use of such materials as paper, cardboard, canvas, pencil, paints, glue, tablet, etc.

Because of the high number of special needs groups seeking such programming, we have added more days to accommodate the overflow.

Groups, please call in advance to schedule your visit

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-25
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Garden Highlights Walk

Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)
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Date: October 25, 2019

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 1:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

2019-10-25
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Special Express Writers Series

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 25, 2019

Special needs adults with writing ability work on writing memoirs, stories, and poems.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-25
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Teen Game Zone

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 25, 2019

Teen Game Zone is a great way for the youth to be introduced to new games, meet new people, stay active, and have an overall great time in a safe environment.

Teens will be able to play board games, games to keep their bodies in motion, and sports-themed video games. They will be encouraged to engage with one another positively and gain social skills.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-25
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Seasonal Arts and Crafts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 25, 2019

Participants will create projects inspired by the changing seasons

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-25
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Free Community Friday

Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)
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Date: October 25, 2019

Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-4665

Location: Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)

2019-10-25
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Haunted House

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
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Date: October 25, 2019

Families and children are encouraged to join us for the annual Haunted House at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center.

Visitors will travel through different rooms and be spooked by ghosts, zombies, clowns, and monsters. If you are looking for a good Halloween scare, then this event is for you! Recommended for children ages 12 and older.

This event is free and open to the public.

The pumpkin party with carnival games and arts and crafts will be held on Halloween, Thursday, October 31, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00p.m.

For more information, contact Sarah.Bishow-Semevolos@parks.nyc.gov.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

2019-10-25
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Movies Under the Stars: Goonies

Concrete Plant Park
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Date: October 25, 2019

Join NYC Parks and the New York City's Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

A group of teenagers finds a map leading to a hidden treasure. They must overcome booby traps, natural obstructions, and a gang of desperate thieves in their race for the loot..

Know Before You Go
Grab a blanket or towel and come enjoy a movie in the park. Glass bottles and alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited. You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for more information regarding accessibility.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Concrete Plant Park

2019-10-25
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On Site Opera Presents The Turn of the Screw

Wave Hill
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Date: October 25, 2019

Just as the chill of fall permeates the air, the acclaimed On Site Opera stages three performances of Benjamin Britten’s haunting tale The Turn of the Screw in October. This roving opera takes guests from the Great Lawn and on to Wave Hill house to watch as a terrified governess struggles to comfort her two young charges. This psychological thriller hurtles to a chilling conclusion as guests follow performers into Mark Twain Room and Armor Hall.

The Turn of the Screw will also be presented at Wave Hill on the following dates:

Saturday, October 26 - $75.00 SOLD OUT
Sunday, October 27 - $75.00 SOLD OUT

Limited tickets will be available for a dress rehearsal at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 24.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

2019-10-25
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Disability Month Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 26, 2019

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents our Disability Month Exhibition featuring the work of artists that speak to the challenges and lives of the disabled community. The works are touching, personal, powerful, and moving. The artists are Betty Murray, Esther Pagan, and Michelle Pappas.

Hours: This exhibition is on view at Poe Park Visitor Center on Tuesdays through Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. through October 26. The gallery is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Please note: Please call in advance to schedule your tour of the show, as gallery space is limited.

Thank you

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-26
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Shape Up NYC: Latin Dance Fitness

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
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Date: October 26, 2019

Join Shape Up NYC for a full-body workout at our Latin Dance Fitness classes - functional fitness through dance movements.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-26
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Saturday Morning Arts and Activities

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 26, 2019

Children will engage in arts and tabletop activity presented by a facilitator. The child will select which they wish to do. Arts activities will be one each from Seasonal, Paper, and Recycle-to-Arts and Crafts. Children may also play tabletop games. Children are engaged while their parents take fitness classes.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-26
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Fall Stewardship Day: Pelham Bay Forest Restoration

Rodman's Neck Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park)

Date: October 26, 2019

Volunteer with the Stewardship Team at our Fall Stewardship Day at Pelham Bay Park! Volunteers will learn how to install deer guards to protect young trees in Pelham Bay Park.

Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please bring your own water bottle for this event. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Please note: Online registration is required!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: Rodman's Neck Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park)

2019-10-26
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It's My Park at Fort Independence Playground

Fort Independence Park House (in Fort Independence Playground)

Date: October 26, 2019

Jerome Park Friends and Neighbors meet most weekend Saturday mornings from April through October to care for the plantings around Jerome Park Reservoir, specifically in Fort Independence Park, Washington's Walk, Harris Park, Fort Four and around the Jerome Park Reservoir perimeter. Sign up for our mailing list to get updates on our activities and information on specific work days. No previous experience necessary.

Meet at Fort Independence Playground near the Sedgwick Avenue and Giles Place entrance or email with any questions and to let us know if we should expect you.

Volunteers under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult or present a parental/guardian consent form (available via group leader).

Groups of 10+ volunteers must send an email for availability.

We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 917-841-6032

Location: Fort Independence Park House (in Fort Independence Playground)

2019-10-26
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It's My Park at Brust Park

Upper Brust Park Greystone Avenue Entrance (in Brust Park)

Date: October 26, 2019

Come volunteer with the Stewards of Brust Park as they plant daffodil bulbs donated by New Yorkers for Parks. The group will also do light general clean up to prep the park for the plantings.

Groups of 10+ volunteers, contact the group leader to participate.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Upper Brust Park Greystone Avenue Entrance (in Brust Park)

2019-10-26
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Shape Up Zumba with Pascal

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 26, 2019

Join Shape Up NYC for a whole-body fitness workout that focuses on building strength, health/well-being, and balance through dance for adults.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-26
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Fall Foliage Hike

Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)
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Date: October 26, 2019

With nearly 30,000 acres of public parkland, New York City is the perfect place for fall leaf-peeping.

Let our Urban Park Ranger naturalists explain why leaves change colors and introduce you to the diversity of trees found in our urban forests. Be sure to bring your camera and prepare for the kaleidoscope of colors.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)

2019-10-26
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Beyond the Raven: Writing Narrative Poems of Bronx, Poeple, Places, Purpose

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 26, 2019

Set in the shadow of the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage, this generative writing workshop series explores narrative poems of contemporary poets that highlight distinctive people and obscure places and pulls at purpose as an impetus for storytelling.

Start time: 11:15 am

End time: 12:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-26
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An Afternoon of Poetry, Stories, and Songs

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: October 26, 2019

Come enjoy an afternoon of poetry, stories, and songs.

Light refreshments will be served

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-10-26
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Movies Under the Stars: Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Loreto Playground
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Date: October 26, 2019

Join NYC Parks and the New York City's Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Two boys unleash Halloween monster mayhem when they open a mysterious locked book they found in an old abandoned house - including witches, werewolves, and giant gummy bears.

Know Before You Go
Grab a blanket or towel and come enjoy a movie in the park. Glass bottles and alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited. You should arrive before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for more information regarding accessibility.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 430-1825

Location: Loreto Playground

2019-10-26
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On Site Opera Presents The Turn of the Screw

Wave Hill
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Date: October 26, 2019

Just as the chill of fall permeates the air, the acclaimed On Site Opera stages three performances of Benjamin Britten’s haunting tale The Turn of the Screw in October. This roving opera takes guests from the Great Lawn and on to Wave Hill house to watch as a terrified governess struggles to comfort her two young charges. This psychological thriller hurtles to a chilling conclusion as guests follow performers into Mark Twain Room and Armor Hall.

The Turn of the Screw will also be presented at Wave Hill on the following dates:

Friday, October 25 - $75.00 SOLD OUT
Sunday, October 27 - $75.00 SOLD OUT

Limited tickets will be available for a dress rehearsal at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 24.

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

2019-10-26
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