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Looking for kids activities and events near you in the New York area this weekend? NYMetroParents produces the largest family event calendar in the city for parents just like you who are looking for kids events today and this weekend. Use the filters below to sort for kids events near you, by age range, and more. If you’re looking for recommendations, our editors round up their picks for the best kids events in BrooklynManhattanQueensLong IslandWestchester and Rockland.

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Pumpkin Smash

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 10am-1:30pm
  • Lou Lodati Park
  • 41-15 Skillman Avenue , Sunnyside
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring your jack-o-lanterns, uncarved pumpkins, or soon to compost gourds Pumpkin Smash where you can smash, squash, or catapult your pumpkins to keep our city green spaces thriving. 

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Wizard of Oz - Theatre for Young Adults

  • Oct. 23, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 11am
  • Madison Theatre at Molloy College
  • 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $15

See this classic live on stage!

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Seastreak Hudson River Cruises

  • Oct. 02, 2021 - Nov. 07, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Seastreak
  • depart from West 39th St. , Midtown
  • All Ages
  • Pricing depends on cruise

Go on a fall foliage brunch cruise or on a trip to a West Point Football Game, a West Point Campus Tour, or the charming village of Cold Spring, NY!

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Gardening In The Park

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 9am-12pm
  • The Common Ground
  • Rotary Park between Gillette and Candee Avenues, Sayville
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Spend the day surrounded by nature and help maintain the gardens of The Common Ground.

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From Simple Shapes to Skyscrapers II

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • The Skyscraper Museum
  • 39 Battery Pl, Batter Park City
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Take a deep dive into the floor plans and facades of supertall skyscrapers and find their hidden shapes and geometries! 

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14th Annual Pearl River Day

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 11am-8pm
  • Pearl River Chamber of Commerce
  • E Central Ave., Pearl River
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Street fair with craft vendors, food, kids activities, pumpkin painting, music & more. 

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Farmhouse Family Day: Lovely Leaves

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 11am-3pm
  • The Wyckoff House Museum
  • 5816 Clarendon Rd, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Explore how leaves change from bright green to warm orange in just a matter of weeks during.

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Minecraft Mania

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Put your epic Minecraft skills to the test in this collaborative program. You will need both Minecraft and Zoom downloaded on your device. For 6th ...

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Kindergarten Play Day & Open House

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 10am-12pm
  • Blue Rock School
  • 110 Demarest Mill Road, West Nyack
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Four and five year olds are invited to visit Blue Rock School for a morning of storytelling, crafts, and outdoor play while their parents learn abo...

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Out of the Darkness Community Walk

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 9am
  • Harbor Island Park
  • 123 Mamaroneck Ave., Mamaroneck
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Out of the Darkness Experience unites communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental illness have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

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Battle of Pell's Point Encampment

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 10am-4pm
  • St. Paul's Church National Historic Site
  • 897 S. Columbus Avenue, Mt. Vernon
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See a militia drill, musket demonstrations, period games, music and crafts, and talks about the battle and the era of the American Revolution.

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Make A Sweet Red Panda With Polymer Clay

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 2-3pm, ages 5-8; 3-4pm, ages 9-12
  • The Rye Arts Center
  • 51 Milton Road, Rye
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $25; members receive discount

Use polymer clay to make a cute panda sculpture. 

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The Annual Levittown Fall Festival

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Kiwanis Club of Levittown
  • 3041 Hempstead Tpke., Levittown
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

This Craft Fair also features a food trucks, inflatables, Choo-Choo Ride for the kids, plus live music and demonstrations

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A Morning for Families

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 9-11am
  • Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium
  • 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Spend the morning exploring the collections, grounds, gardens, architecture, and the Reichert Planetarium’s “Open Sky”.

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Watson Adventures’ Wizard School Virtual Scavenger Hunt

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 6-7:30pm
  • Watson Adventures
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $19 per person

Grab your magic wands for an adventure that takes you to museums across America in search of art that echoes characters, places, and magical object...

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Watson Adventures’ Ghosts of Greenwich Village Family Scavenger Hunt

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 4-6pm
  • Washington Square Park
  • 5th Avenue & Washington Square, New York
  • Tween, Teen
  • $17.50-$21.50

Go on a ghostly scavenger hunt and uncover the stories of creepy places and the ghosts that have haunted them.

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Halloween Kids Spooky Cruise 2021

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 1:30pm
  • Event Cruises NYC
  • Pier 36, 299 South Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • from $39

Take the kids on Halloween Cruise just for them featuring Manhattan skyline views, trick or treating and more.

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Fort Tryon Kids: Awesome Arachnids

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Fort Tryon Park
  • 741 Ft. Washington Ave., Fort Washington
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Learn to distinguish between insects and arachnids and see a live tarantula up close!

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Family Fall Day

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 1-4pm
  • St. Catherine's Park
  • 1245 1st Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a fun afternoon of crafts, inflatables, music, jumbo games, an obstacle course, and more!

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Movie Night: The Nightmare Before Christmas

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 7-10pm
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • 43-50 Main St., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • $50 family of 4; $25 per couple; $15 adult; $12 seniors 65 and older, child, students, and visitor with disabilities; Members: $35 per family of 4; $25 per couple $10; $8 $12 seniors 65 and older, child, students, and visitor with disabilities; free for children 3 and younger

Bring a blanket and watch the the “Pumpkin King” take over Christmas! Make a Christmas tree craft, too!

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POSTPONED Anchor East’s “A Walk For Diabetes”

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 9am-1pm
  • Heritage Park
  • 633 Mount Sinai-Coram Road, Mt. Sinai
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Shops merchandise and local goodies, walk to get some exercise, and have a chance to raise money to fight Juvenile Diabetes while also winning prize.

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The Rock and Roll Playhouse Plays the Music of Phish For Kids & More

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 1:30pm
  • Garcia's At The Capitol Theatre
  • 145 Westchester Ave, Port Chester
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $17; $15 in advance; free for children younger than 1

Listen to the music of  Phish during this kid friendly concert. 

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1860's Family Fun Day

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 11am-3pm
  • Horace Greeley House
  • 100 King Street, Chappaqua
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Enjoy an afternoon of history, crafts, and games.

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Dog's Day Out

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 11am-4pm
  • The Shops at Nanuet
  • 5101 Fashion Drive , Nanuet
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a fun-filled day with your pet including a costume parade, giveaways and more!

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Continental Soldiers Take Over!

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 11am-4pm
  • Stony Point Battlefied State Historic Site
  • 44 Battlefield Rd., Stony Point
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

The 2nd New York Regiment and Lamb's Artillery will provide informal talks on the lives of the soldiers who served with the American infantry a...

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Open House New York

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 10am-2pm
  • Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
  • 4881 Broadway, Inwood
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Visit the Dyckman Farmhouse. Self-guided tours of the house and the Hessian Hut are free of cost. The Dyckman Farmhouse, the last farmhouse in...

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Day of the Diaspora

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 10am-6pm
  • World Arts East Red Hook
  • 127 King Street, 2nd Floor, Red Hook
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Day of the Diaspora celebrates the arts and history of the African and Latino diaspora. All are welcome to experience a variety of family friendly ...

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New Camerata Opera presents Peter Rabbit at Edgemere Farm

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 2pm
  • Edgemere Farm
  • 385 B 45 Street, Far Rockaway
  • All Ages
  • FREE

New Camerata Opera announces Peter Rabbit, a rollicking, action-packed introduction to the world of classical music, featuring the timeless melodie...

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9th Annual Happy Jack 5K

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 9am
  • Germonds Park
  • Germonds Road, West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • $35; free for kids run

The Happy Jack 5k is an annual, family friendly 5k walk/run that honors the life of John Thomas "Happy Jack" Doyle. All proceeds go to The Happy Ja...

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Hawk Watch Celebration with Live Raptors from Christine's Critters

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 11am and 1pm
  • Greenwich Audubon Center
  • 613 Riversville Road, Greenwich
  • All Ages
  • $15

Celebrate 50 years of hawk counting at the center! Raptor rehabilitators Christine & Betsy Peyreigne will bring hawks, falcons, eagles, and owls to share the importance of these birds in our ecosystems. You'll get to meet raptors big and small, from Higgins the tiny Northern Saw-Whet Owl (a species now famous for being discovered in the Rockefeller Center tree) to Aurora the Bald Eagle with her 7-foot wingspan!

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New Orleans Funk and Soul for Kids ft. Black Tie Brass Band

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Industry City
  • 238 36th Street, Sunset Park
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, All Ages
  • $5; free for anyone under 1-year-old

Rock and Roll Playhouse Presented by Volvo: New Orleans Funk + Soul A family concert series, presented by Volvo every Saturday. Rock n' Roll Pl...

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Environmental Stewardship's Fall Kickoff

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 10am-1pm
  • Flushing Meadows Corona Park
  • 111th Street to Van Wyck, Flushing-Corona
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the Environmental Stewardship Team for their Fall Kickoff event at Meadow Lake! While FMCP is home to many native species, invasive plants thr...

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Fall Festival

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 12-3pm
  • Forest Park Victory Field
  • Woodhaven Boulevard between Myrtle Avenue and Forest Park Drive, Woodhaven
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Welcome the fall with fun activities including games, live entertainment, pumpkins, and more!

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The Scientist Is In: Wild Horses

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 10am
  • American Museum of Natural History - Virtual
  • Online
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join museum senior urator Ross MacPhee and author Manda Kalimian to explore the world of North American wild horses. From the evolution of the mode...

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Muscoot Movies: Ghostbusters

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 6-8:30pm
  • Muscoot Farm
  • 51 Route 100, Katonah
  • All Ages
  • $20 family of 4

Bring a blanket and watch a "Ghostbusters" (1984) under the stars. 

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Creative Play: Mini Zoo Edition!

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 10:15am
  • The Newark Museum of Art
  • 49 Washington St., Newark
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Join the Museum for a fun time meeting animal friends from Turtle Back Zoo! This is a program specifically designed for children a...

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Paper Shredding and Non-Perishable Food Collection Event

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 8-11:30am
  • Orangetown Town Hall
  • 26 Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Help someone get ahead while you shred! Please bring a non-perishable food item for donation to local food pantries. Free secure drive-thru paper s...

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11th Annual Taste of the Seaport

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 12-3pm
  • South Street Seaport Pier 16 and Pier 17
  • 89 South St., Lower Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • $180 family pack allows for 2 adults and 2 children; $50 individual ticket

Now in its eleventh year, the Taste of the Seaport celebrates the very best things in the lower Manhattan – a vibrant community spirit and a steadf...

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Fall Fundraiser

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 12-4pm
  • American Legion Post 859
  • 17 Pavilion Road, Suffern
  • All Ages
  • $10 suggested donation

Come out for a day of food, music, raffles and more to support the Suffern Little League and the Suffern Midget Mounties. 

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Perfect Pitch Project

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 3-4:30pm
  • Brentwood Public Library
  • 34 Second Avenue, Brentwood
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy an afternoon of jazz music by this core septet of musicians who have backed legendary artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock and Are...

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Pirate Jones' Treasure Hunt

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 10:30am-12pm
  • Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center
  • West End 2 - 150 Bay Parkway, Wantagh
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $4 a child

Argh Matey! Legend has it that Pirate Jones has left a stash of buried treasure somewhere on the West End of Jones Beach. Go on an adventure where ...

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Long Island Science Center Maker Festival

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 11am-5pm
  • Tanger Outlet Center Riverhead
  • 1704 Tanger Mall Drive, Riverhead
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the Long Island Science Center for their Family Friendly Maker Festival at the Riverhead Tanger Outlet Mall. The event is free with ...

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Frothy Forage

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 12-5pm
  • Woodcock Nature Center
  • 56 Deer Run Road, Wilton
  • All Ages
  • $55 ages 21 and older; $20 children 3 and older;

Bring the whole family for a one-of-a-kind hiking and beer tasting experience at FROTHY FORAGE. At secret locations along the Woodcock trails, they...

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Journey to the Stars

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 7-10pm
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1
  • 334 Furman St., Brooklyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Journey to the Stars is back for one night only this fall for International Observe the Moon Night 2021! Join Amateur Astronomers Association of Ne...

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Ghost Stories in the Garden

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 3:30-5pm
  • Growing Love Community Garden
  • Manorhaven Boulevard, Port Washington
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $20 family cap; $10 per child; free for adults

Ripple Creative, a new business in town, is proud to present Ghost Stories in the Garden - a family event with an award-winning c...

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Fall Family Fishing and Children's Festival

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 10am-4pm
  • Hempstead Lake State Park
  • Lake Side Drive, West Hempstead
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join New York State Parks and The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) I FISH NY Program and Freshwater Fisheries Unit a...

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Family Fun Hike: Halloween Vibes

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 10am-12pm
  • Van Cortlandt Golf Course Clubhouse
  • 115 Van Cortlandt Park South, Bronx
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $15; $5 per child

Spiders, bats, and cats… oh my! Do you have a favorite creepy-crawly creature? Want to paint it on a rock to keep you company throughout this spook...

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Family Fun Hike: Halloween Vibes

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 10am-12pm
  • Van Cortlandt Golf Course Clubhouse
  • 115 Van Cortlandt Park South, Bronx
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $15; $5 per child

Spiders, bats, and cats… oh my! Do you have a favorite creepy-crawly creature? Want to paint it on a rock to keep you company throughout this spook...

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Central Park Carousel Grand Reopening

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 12pm
  • Friedsam Memorial Carousel
  • 1802 E 65th Street, Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • Free for the first 50 riders

The Friedsam Memorial Carousel, the popular merry-go-round in Central Park, will reopen after an 18 month closure. An opening day ribbon cutting ce...

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The Great Give Back 2021

  • Oct. 16, 2021, 9am-5pm
  • Connetquot Public Library
  • 760 Ocean Ave., Bohemia
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the library for a day of giving including: the collecting of new hats, scarves, and gloves to be donated to Family Service League; the co...

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Discoveries—Dream Together: Accidental Assemblages

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 11am–12:30pm
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Online
  • Adult
  • FREE

For youth and adults with learning and developmental disabilities and those on the autism spectrum. Join the museum for a virtual workshop to talk ...

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Montvale Street Festival & Craft Show

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • The Montvale Chamber of Commerce
  • 101 Paragon Drive, Montvale
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a day of food, fun, local vendors, music, and special kids section!

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Steel Sensation

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 3pm
  • Landmark on Main Street - Jeanne Rimsky Theater
  • 232 Main Street, Suite 1, Port Washington
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See this Traditional Trinidadian steel band perform calypso melodies, Broadway show tunes & contemporary classical pieces.

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7th Annual Nanuet Street Fair

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Nanuet Chamber of Commerce
  • Main Street, Nanuet
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Enjoy kids rides, great food, and live entertainment all day long, plus lots of vendors. 

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Puppet Shows by Wonderspark Puppets: Who Took the Cookies from the Cookie Jar'

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 3-4pm
  • Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards, Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join detective Mystery Max as he searches for clues to find who did it. 

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Reading into History: 'Esperanza Rising'

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 2pm
  • New-York Historical Society
  • 170 Central Park West, New York
  • Tween
  • Included with admission: $22; $6 ages 5-13; free for members and ages 4 and younger

Discuss the book Esperanza Rising in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Minisceongo Creek Watershed Alliance Fall Cleanup

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 10am-2pm
  • Garner Historic District
  • 55 W. Railroad Ave., Garnerville
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Come out for an exciting day of interactive environmental activities and a cleanup to follow!

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Legend of Sleepy Hollow Family Storytelling Event

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 10-10:45am
  • Hudson Valley Writers Center
  • Philipse Manor Station , Sleepy Hollow
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See a 25-minute retelling of Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow featuring additional Halloween treats and activities.

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Pumpkin Party

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 11am-7pm
  • Color Me Mine at Palisades Center
  • 3770 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • $10 table fee and goodie bag, additional fee for piece

Come in costime to paint Pumpkins, Halloween Mugs, Haunted House Lanterns, Frankensteins and MORE!

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Fall Family Fest Sundays

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 10am-2pm
  • Stamford Museum and Nature Center
  • 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford
  • All Ages
  • $20; $10 members

The Stamford Museum and Nature Center is celebrating the season by bundling all the fun and games of a mini-festival into a single admission price ...

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Autumn Fest!

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 12-4pm
  • Sands Point Preserve
  • 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point
  • All Ages
  • $25 per car; $15 per car members

Celebrate fall and Halloween with Pumpkin Painting, Live Raptor Presentation, Guided Nature Walks, and more. 

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Germonds Presbyterian Church Fundraiser Walk

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 12-3pm
  • Congers Lake Memorial Park
  • 6 Gilchrest Road, Congers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the Germonds Presbyterian Church for a fundraising walk to feed the need. Email descobb@gmail.com to register. 

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Music of David Bowie for Kids and More

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 11am, door open; 12pm, show begins
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • $12-15; free for kids younger than 1

The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series hosted at historic music venues across the country, allows kids to “move, play and sing ...

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Family Workshop: Symbols of Rebirth

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 2-3:30pm
  • The Ukrainian Museum
  • 222 East 6th Street, East Village
  • Young elementary, Tween, Adult
  • $7 per family member

Explore the symbols in Ukrainian folk art on exhibit and their ties to the rebirth and renewal of life that happens every springtime. Create your o...

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The Art Jam Collective: Horns in Harlem

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 1-7pm
  • Jackie Robinson Park
  • West 151st Street, Harlem
  • All Ages
  • $15 suggested donation

Wake up and get down with some funky music and art in Harlem. BYO drinks. Pack a picnic and hang out all day! Painting opportunities for the crowd ...

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Animal Classification

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 1:30-3pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Young elementary
  • $28

Compare mammals, birds, and reptiles to learn about the special characteristics of each animal group.  Inspect biofacts like feathers, pelts, and s...

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Kids Outdoor Art Class - Meet the Artist & Craft

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 11am-2pm
  • Mundillo (Little World) / Public Sculpture
  • 97th and Amsterdam, Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Attend a special family event at the new public art sculpture, Mundillo (Little World). Kids will make a fall-related string art craft to take home with them, and smaller children are welcome to color or experiment with yarn.

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Iona Preparatory Upper School Open House

  • Oct. 17, 2021, 12-3pm
  • Ione Preparatory Upper School
  • 255 Wilmot Road, New Rochelle
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Iona Preparatory School, New Rochelle For more than 100 years, Iona Preparatory has been the premier, all-boys, PK-12 Catholic school in Westcheste...

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Miss Cathy's Corner

  • Oct. 18, 2021, 5-5:30pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join former Kindergarten teacher, Miss Cathy, and practice Kindergarten skills while making new friends! Visit the library or call us at 631-654-47...

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Courageous Parenting Workshop - Surviving the “Tween” Years

  • Oct. 19, 2021, 7-8pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • Online
  • Adult
  • FREE

Join Certified Parenting Coach, Caryn Azemoun, as you reclaim the joy in parenting your pre-teen! Share parenting tools, participate in experientia...

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Halloween Pals Cupcake Baking Class

  • Oct. 19, 2021, 4pm
  • Celebrations In The Kitchen
  • 63 E. Old Country Road, Hicksville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $69.95

Bake from scratch along side the pros as they create their own cupcake batter to make 6 cupcakes each.

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The Bailsmen

  • Oct. 19, 2021, 6-8pm
  • Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

These four young musicians mix the sounds of Paris, New Orleans and New York City hustle and bustle to form a uniquely fun and upbeat show.

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Conversations@Senesh: An Evening with Pioneering Jewish Educators and Authors Dr. Bruce Powell Dr. Ron Wolfson

  • Oct. 19, 2021, 7:45-9pm
  • Hannah Senesh Community Day School
  • Online
  • Adult
  • FREE

Hannah Senesh Community Day School has partnered with Jewish educators and authors of Raising A+ Human Beings: Crafting a Jewish School Culture...

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How Parents & Students Can Recognize Bullying, Report It, and Stop It

  • Oct. 19, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Huntington Learning Center
  • Online
  • Adult
  • FREE

According to the U.S. government, about 20% of students ages 12-18 experienced bullying every year. What's more, bullying isn't something i...

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Comedy Corner with Counselor Carolina

  • Oct. 19, 2021, 3pm
  • CAMP Columbus Circle
  • 10 Columbus Circle #202, Columbus Circle
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $25

Ready to ROFL? Counselor Carolina shows kids how to crack up friends and family with their very own stand-up comedy routine.

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Turning Five Talks

  • Oct. 19, 2021, 6:30pm
  • Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
  • 58 Seventh Avenue, Park Slope
  • Adult
  • FREE

The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music’s (BKCM) Music Therapy program invites parents of children who were born in 2017 and are currently receivi...

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Navigating College Admissions Successfully & the Importance of Community Service

  • Oct. 20, 2021, 7-8pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

If you missed the program on October 5 catch the information in this session: Discuss the holistic admissions review process and focus on the great...

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Halloween Bat Ornaments (Virtual)

  • Oct. 20, 2021, 4:30pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • Online
  • Young elementary
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Learn how to make adorable bats (Registration required).

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Teen Fitness and Nutrition Class

  • Oct. 20, 2021, 4-5pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • Online
  • Teen
  • FREE

Want to learn the benefits of nutrition on athletic performance? Join the Healthy Libraries Program to discuss the benefits of nutrition and exerci...

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Building a Strong Relationship with your Teen

  • Oct. 20, 2021, 7-8pm
  • Fusion Westchester
  • Online
  • Adult
  • FREE

Maintaining a strong parent-child connection can be challenging, especially during the teenage years.  ​​​​Amanda Craig Ph.D. LMFT, Founder of Manh...

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Pajar U.S. Flagship Store Grand Opening

  • Oct. 20, 2021, 7-9pm
  • Pajar Soho Store
  • 114 Wooster St., Soho
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Pajar to take a first look at its exclusive new storefront and private lounge, and preview its newest product collections. Activities include a fashion show, special guests, product giveaways and more Canadian flair at the company's first U.S.-based brick-and-mortar location.

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Iona Preparatory Lower School Open House

  • Oct. 20, 2021, 4:30-7:30pm
  • Ione Preparatory Lower School
  • 173 Stratton Road, New Rochelle
  • Young elementary, Adult
  • FREE

Iona Preparatory School, New Rochelle For more than 100 years, Iona Preparatory has been the premier, all-boys, PK-12 Catholic school in Westcheste...

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New York Flute Club Presents: Dotti Anita Taylor and Chip Shelton

  • Oct. 21, 2021, 7pm
  • New York Flute Club
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The inaugural installment of the NYFC's "I Just Wanna Play!" Series Estimated duration: 45 minutes 

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Mandarin-Immersion Cosmic Yoga with Counselor Sarah

  • Oct. 21, 2021, 10:15am
  • CAMP Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards Fl 2 , Chelsea
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $25

Reach for the sun and ride a magic comet through the galaxy in this playful introduction to yoga for younger CAMPers. This activity will incorporate Mandarin and English.

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Brookfield Place Presents: New Sounds Live - Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble

  • Oct. 21, 2021, 7:30pm
  • Brookfield Place
  • 230 Vesey St., Battery Park City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

A one-of-a-kind immersive sound installation where visitors will experience--and participate in--Veils and Vesper from Grammy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Luther Adams as a part of Brookfield Place's annual music series.

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Iona Preparatory Upper School Open House

  • Oct. 21, 2021, 6-8pm
  • Ione Preparatory Upper School
  • 255 Wilmot Road, New Rochelle
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Iona Preparatory School, New Rochelle For more than 100 years, Iona Preparatory has been the premier, all-boys, PK-12 Catholic school in Westcheste...

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Trunk or Treat at the JTS Center

  • Oct. 22, 2021, 5:30-8pm
  • JTS Community, Health & Sports Center at Torne Valley
  • 115 Torne Valley Road, Hillburn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Pick and decorate a pumpkin, enjoy a DJ with special effects, spooky cartoon presentations and a special guest appearance by the Boulder Bird

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Parsons Dance

  • Oct. 22, 2021, 7:30pm
  • Victoria Theater Lizzie & Jonathan Tisch Stage
  • 1 Center St, Newark
  • Adult
  • $79

Trained at the Alvin Ailey School before joining the Paul Taylor Dance Company, Artistic Director David Parsons uses every crayon in the box to cre...

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The Lost Mummy Escape Room (In-Person)

  • Oct. 22, 2021, 5pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Tween, Teen
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Can you escape the mummy room? (Registration required).

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Autumn Fest

  • Oct. 22, 2021, 10:30am-12pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Join the library for a celebration of autumn, with crafts, games, music, and snacks.

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Mr. Vanderbilt's Spooky Science Lab

  • Oct. 22, 2021, 4-6pm
  • Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium
  • 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $20; $18 members

Join the Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium for some creepy fun with a scavenger hunt in the collections and create jars that can be used in any spooky Halloween display.

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Saturday on the House

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 11am-6pm
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • 1071 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Guggenheim invites you to experience all of the exhibitions on view each Saturday that this program is offered. 

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Princess Tea Party

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 1pm
  • Ballet Long Island
  • 1863 Pond Road, Ronkonkoma
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20

See a princess peformance, meet them after the show, and have a tea party!

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Boo at the Zoo

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 10:30am-3pm
  • Trailside Museum and Zoo at Bear Mountain State Park
  • 55 Hessian Drive, Highland Falls
  • All Ages
  • $1 suggested donation

Put on a costume, make bear treats, and enjoy umpkin decorating, face painting, matching games & crafts.

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Fall Cooking and Baking Festival with Chef Rob Scott

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 3-4pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

With the cooler weather, warm up in the kitchen with recipes good for the whole family. The menu includes: Autumn Garden Vegetable Soup Chopped Fal...

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Carol Sudhalter's 13-piece Astoria Jazz Band in concert

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 3-5pm
  • Sunnyside Reformed Church
  • 48-03 Skillman Avenue, Sunnyside
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Carol Sudhalter's 13-piece Astoria Jazz Band will play big band selections by women and men composers and some jazz legends of Queens such as B...

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Trunk or Treat (In-Person)

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 1pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • All Ages
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Bring treats and your decorated car for some parking lot Truck or Treat fun. (Registration required).

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Downtown Riverhead’s Annual Halloween Fest

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 3-8pm
  • Downtown Riverhead
  • Main Street, Riverhead
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Have a spooktacular time with a spirited shows at the historic Suffolk Theater, Coffin Races, Trick or Treating, Goblin Parade and more!

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Prana Prenatal & Newborn Expo

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 10am-4pm
  • The Space at Westchester Avenue
  • 2125 Westchester Avenue, Rye
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • $25

Meet local business that can help you along on your parenthood journey. 

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Owl Prowl

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 6:30-8pm
  • Sweetbriar Nature Center
  • 62 Eckernkamp Drive, Smithtown
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $10

Embark on a walk into the darkness to enjoy the night and maybe call in an owl or two. 

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8th Annual Great Jack-O'-Lantern Sail

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 3-6pm
  • Belmont Lake State Park
  • 625 Belmont Road, North Babylon
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Great Jack-O'-Lantern Sail will feature lit carved pumpkins placed on boats pulled around the lake and children's activities including trick-or-treat stations and a not-so-scary ‘Spooky Den'.

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Watson Adventures’ Haunted Tales: The Online Halloween Family Scavenger Hunt

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 6-7:30pm
  • Watson Adventures
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $19 per person

Are you prepared to Zoom with ghosts? Kids and adults team up to explore real places that are said to be haunted, and you'll learn the tales of...

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Halloween Kids Spooky Cruise 2021

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 1:30pm
  • Event Cruises NYC
  • Pier 36, 299 South Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • from 39

Take the kids on Halloween Cruise just for them featuring Manhattan skyline views, trick or treating and more.

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Sparkill Creek Watershed Alliance Fall Cleanup

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Christ Church
  • 5 New Street, Sparkill
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy a beautiful fall day outdoors while helping to clean local waterways!

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Apples to Apples

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $20

 Toddlers will enjoy tasting different types of apples and observing APEC’s Animals tasting them too.

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The 8th annual Great Jack-O'-Lantern Spectacular Sail

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 3-6pm, activities; 6:15, sail begins
  • Belmont Lake State Park
  • 625 Belmont Road, North Babylon
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The 8th annual Great Jack-O'-Lantern Sail will feature donated carved pumpkins which are lit and placed on boats that are pulled around the lake by kayaks at dusk. Children's activities include crafts, games, trick-or-treat stations and a not-so-scary ‘Spooky Den'.

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No Scare Halloween!

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 11am-4pm
  • Museum Village
  • 1010 Route 17M, Monroe
  • All Ages
  • $15; $13 seniors; $10 ages 4-12; free children younger than 3

Join Museum Village for their annual No Scare Halloween! All the same Halloween spirits with no scares, it is a perfect event for little ones. Come dressed in costume and enjoy games, costume parades, and candy! Play safe, outdoor spooky lawn games like pumpkin toss, bone balance, and candy corn wiggle walk. 

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Conservation Corps Volunteer Days

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 12-2pm
  • Westmoreland Sanctuary
  • 260 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Kisco
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Environmental conservation work is essential for protecting our native wildlife and our community by keeping our water, air, and soil clean. Conser...

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Family Day: SoHo’s Cast Iron Architecture

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 11am-1pm
  • Center for Architecture
  • 536 LaGuardia Place, West Village
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10 per person

Armed with magnets, you'll explore SoHo's historic cast iron buildings to see how this new material and construction system transformed SoH...

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The Ursuline School Open House

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 11am-5pm
  • The Ursuline School
  • 1354 North Ave, New Rochelle
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Families interested in Ursuline are invited to register for an Open House. The All School Open House on will have 2 sessions, please select one. Le...

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Fall Festival

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 11am-1pm or 2-4pm
  • Rolling River Day Camp
  • 477 Ocean Ave, East Rockaway
  • All Ages
  • $35 per child; $10 adult; 2022 Enrolled Camp Families: $25 per child; $8 adult; $5 Pumpkin Decorating Add-On

Break out your best Halloween costume and bring your family to the 24th Annual Rolling River Fall Festival (Lite). The perfect local, fall activity...

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Sea Explorers Spooky Sea Creatures Drive -Thru Event

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 10am-2pm
  • Sport Fishing Education Center and Aquaculture Facility
  • Ocean Pkwy., Cedar Beach Marina, Babylon
  • All Ages
  • $25 per car

Take a ride with your family to meet the Sea Explorers Spooky Sea Creatures and explore some of the local inhabitants that call Long Island beaches...

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Free Swag for Families & Fur Friends

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 11am-1pm
  • Stuf Storage
  • 15 Vanderbilt Avenue, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

When you move, your pets move, too. Woofbowl is teaming up with some creative moving solutions: Cool Hand Movers & Stuf Storage. Come learn mor...

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Ditmas Park Day - Fall Festival

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 11am-3pm
  • Cortelyou Road Merchants Association
  • 1616 Newkirk Ave., Ditmas Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate the neighborhood of Ditmas Park with the Bindlestiff Circus, a daffodil giveaway, storytime, photobooth, sidewalk cleanup, pumpkin giveaw...

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Dayramir González & Habana enTRANCé Cuban Jazz

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 7pm
  • Flushing Town Hall
  • 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
  • All Ages
  • $20; $15 members; $7 virtual; $5 virtual members

Cuban piano phenomenon from Havana Dayramir Gonz lez brings a special program titled "Havana Today, Afro Cuban Jazz" a tribute to Chucho ...

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Docking of Schooner Apollonia

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 9:15-11am
  • South Street Seaport Museum
  • 12 Fulton Street, Downtown Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

South Street Seaport Museum announces docking of the schooner Apollonia  at Pier 16 (Fulton and South Streets) in Manhattan to unload cargo fr...

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Archtober 2021: Walking Tour: Typography and Job Printing in the 19th-Century Seaport

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 2-3pm
  • South Street Seaport Museum
  • 12 Fulton Street, Downtown Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Bowne & Co. Art Director and Operations Manager Rob Wilson for a free, in-person walking tour of the South Street Seaport Historic Distric...

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Music of Bob Marley and Reggae for Kids

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Industry City
  • 238 36th Street, Sunset Park
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $5; free for children younger than 1

Rock and Roll Playhouse Presented by Volvo: Music of Bob Marley + Reggae A family concert series, presented by Volvo every Saturday. Rock and ...

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11th Annual Harvest Festival

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 11am-3pm
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 6
  • Atlantic Avenue and Furman Street, Brooklyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy this fall to celebrate the changing of the seasons at their annual Harvest Festival! Don’t miss the kick-...

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The Casplash Band

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 3-4:30pm
  • Brentwood Public Library
  • 34 Second Avenue, Brentwood
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Casplash Band plays a variety of musical styles such as soca, reggae, calypso, pop and R&B.

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Kids Monster Mash: Halloween Party

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 10am-4pm
  • Industry City
  • 238 36th Street, Sunset Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Mommies, zombies, and creepy crawlies have made IC home for the spookiest of seasons. Join IC for IC’s Kids Monster Mash: Halloween Party. Snap a s...

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Saturday on the House Block Party

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 12-4pm
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • 1071 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Saturday on the House—a monthly day of free museum admission for all—features a fun lineup of outdoor programming celebrating the vibrancy of New Y...

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Magic Show with Mario the Maker Magician

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 4:30pm
  • CAMP Columbus Circle
  • 10 Columbus Circle #202, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $30

Be dazzled by Mario the Maker Magician in his upbeat and hilarious magic show filled with robotics and DIY electronics. Mario may even teach you a ...

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Exclusive Artist Talk and Teen Art Workshop With Nicholas Cueva

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 3-5pm
  • One River School of Art and Design
  • 2081 Boston Post Road, Larchmot
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join One River School of Art and Design in Larchmont at their Latest Exhibtion Opening and Teen Art Workshop featuring artist Nicholas Cueva! ...

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Surfer's Guide to Waves and Tides

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 1:30-2:30pm
  • Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center
  • West End 2 - 150 Bay Parkway, Wantagh
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $4 a person

A science talk and balancing activity for both tweens and adults. Learn about the waves and tides at Jones Beach where they'll teach you everyt...

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Children's Shakespeare Theatre Introduction to Stage Combat Workshop

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 12-4pm
  • Palisades Community Center
  • 675 Oak Tree Road, Palisades
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $80; $70 with early bird discount

Are you ready to fight? To fight safely onstage, it's important to understand the basic principles of stage combat. Come and learn the basics, ...

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Yonkers Arts Weekend

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 12-5pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy free admission to the HRM with family-friendly activities that celebrate the current exhibitions and the thriving arts in Yonkers. Make abstr...

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FamilyLab: When You Wish Upon A Star

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 5-6:30pm
  • Lab/Shul
  • Provided upon RSVP, Bed Stuy
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $36

Saturday at dusk is time for the lullaby-loving transition between a sweet Shabbat and the new week ahead. Cuddle up in your PJ's for this Havd...

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Oktoberfest

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 12-8pm
  • Village of Piermont
  • 478 Piermont Ave. , Piermont
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Come out to the banks of the Hudson River as the Village of Piermont throws an OKTOBERFEST for all to enjoy! Try authentic German Food and Beer, li...

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Fall Festival '21

  • Oct. 23, 2021, 11am-4pm
  • King Manor Museum
  • 150-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate the return of cozy sweaters, pumpkins, and community-minded gatherings for our annual Fall Festival!

11am - 4pm: Small Biz Bazaar- ...

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The West Hempstead Fall Street Fair

  • Oct. 24, 2021,
  • West Hempstead Kiwanis Club
  • Nassau Blvd., West Hempstead
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Kids can play on the inflatable rides, rock wall, train ride, and more. Make sure to check out the food trucks and live entertainment!

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Family Harvest Pumpkin Bread (Virtual)

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 2pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Learn to bake a delicious fall treat. One kit per family (Registration required).

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Tails, Trails, and Treats

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 1-3pm
  • Sweetbriar Nature Center
  • 62 Eckernkamp Drive, Smithtown
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $10; free for adults

Kids can enjoy close encounters with animals, a ghostly garden, games, and a special puppet enchanted trail.

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Super Family Sunday: Enchanted Forest

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 11am-12:30pm; 1-2:30pm; 3-4:30 pm
  • Nassau County Museum of Art
  • 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $20; $10 members

Join the museum for a day of wonder and magic, art activities, scavanger hunts and more.

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David Caserta's Haunted Illusions

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 3pm
  • Bergen Performing Arts Center
  • 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood
  • All Ages
  • $19-$39

Treat your family to an evening of mind-blowing magic and comedy that gets the whole audience into the act.

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Not-So-Spooky Walk

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 12-4pm
  • Whitney Pond Park
  • Community Drive & Community Drive East, Manhasset
  • All Ages
  • $5 cash

The Not-So-Spooky Walk is designed for younger children will include sport activities, arts & crafts, and more. 

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14th Annual Scarecrows & Pumpkins

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 12-2pm
  • Palisades Community Center
  • 675 Oak Tree Road, Palisades
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring old clothing and create a scarecrow masterpiece on the lawn & carve a pumpkin to take home!

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Haunted Forest

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 6:30-8pm
  • Tenafly Nature Center
  • 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
  • All Ages
  • $16; $11 members

Meet several live nocturnal animals on a sensory walk along the trails. Designed to be entertaining and educational, tours take 1.5 hours. Participants can enjoy refreshments and crafts around the campfire after their tour.

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Halloween Carnival

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 11-11:45am, 12-12:45pm, 1-1:45pm
  • Rye YMCA
  • 21 Locust Ave. , Rye
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Come in costume to play games, win prizes and enjoy healthy snacks.

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KidsRead / KidsWrite: The Center for Fiction’s Family Day

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 12pm
  • The Plaza at 300 Ashland
  • 85 Flatbush Ave., Boerum Hill
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Come out for an outdoor celebration of storytelling for young readers, featuring readings and demonstrations from picture book and middle grade aut...

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1st Annual 5K Walk/Run and Kid's Fun Run

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 7:30am, 5K Run; 8am, 5K Walk; 9am, Half-Mile Kid’s Fun Run
  • Planting Fields Arboretum
  • 1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay
  • All Ages
  • $45; $35 in advance; $20 fun run

The Walk/Run features a timed 5K run and walk and is open to participants of all ages and abilities. Kids 12 and younger are encouraged to wear the...

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DARLINGS

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 7pm
  • Dixon Place
  • 161A Chrystie St. , Lower East Side
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Animal Engine Theatre Company uses art-making as healing practice in free performance of DARLINGS. Mr. and Mrs. Darling's children are lost. By...

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Music of Phish for Kids and More

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 11am
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $12-15, kids under 1 FREE

The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series hosted at historic music venues across the country, allows kids to move, play and sing while l...

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8th Annual Fall Festival

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 12-4pm
  • Heritage of the West Nyack
  • 131 Germonds Road, West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the Revolution, the glorious cause! See how militia men and camp followers of the American Revolutionary War lived in the 1770's. Heard's Brig...

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6th Annual Say NO Bullying (Virtual) Festival

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 3-5pm
  • Say No to Bullying
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the global community for the 6th Annual Say NO Bullying Virtual Festival. This event will stream online and will engage, educate, and empower ...

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Architecture Walking Tour for Families

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 2pm
  • Museum at Eldridge Street
  • 12 Eldridge Street, Lower East Side
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 ages 5 and older; free for children 4 and younger

What buildings and spaces were central to the lives of immigrants who settled on the Lower East Side in the early 1900's? How were they designe...

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2021 Brooklyn Diwali-Garba Celebration

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 3-6pm
  • Prospect Park
  • 95 Prospect Park West, South Slope
  • All Ages
  • $20 per family

Families of all backgrounds are invited to attend this fun afternoon of music, traditional South Asian dance, and crafts to celebrate the festive s...

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2021 Brooklyn Diwali-Garba Celebration

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 3-6pm
  • Prospect Park
  • 95 Prospect Park West, South Slope
  • All Ages
  • $20 per family

Families of all backgrounds are invited to attend this fun afternoon of music, traditional South Asian dance, and crafts to celebrate the festive s...

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Diwali Fest NJ 2021

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 4-7pm
  • Maplewood Memorial Park -Amphitheatre
  • 580 Valley St., Maplewood
  • All Ages
  • FREE

SOMA Cross-Cultural Works has once again partnered with the Township of Maplewood to host the 4th annual Diwali Fest NJ, a unique multicultural cel...

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Poetry Reading & Responsive Writing

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 1-3pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers
  • Teen, Adult
  • Free with admission: $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students, veterans; $4 ages 3-18

Join Teaching Artist-in-Residence Jamel Robinson in the galleries for a reading of his poem HOME, followed by a creative writing workshop in which ...

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Bayside Village Halloween Family Fun Day

  • Oct. 24, 2021, 11am-3pm
  • 41st Avenue between Bell Blvd and 213 Place
  • 41st Avenue between Bell Blvd and 213 Place, Bayside
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

This annual Halloween Family Fun Day returns to Bayside Village! Bring your small ones and some Halloween spirit for a fun day of pumpkin decoratin...

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Pizza and Picture Books

  • Oct. 25, 2021, 5:30-6:15pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

For grades K-2 Join in a discussion on how to read and share your favorite picture books. Learn how to judge a picture book and engage in wonderful...

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Addiction, Recovery, and Drug Courts

  • Oct. 25, 2021, 2pm
  • New City Library
  • 220 N. Main St., New City
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Former Rockland County Drug Court Judge Charles Apotheker will speak about psychopharmacology (the relationship between drugs and the brain), the o...

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Halloween Cupcake Wars

  • Oct. 26, 2021, 7-8pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Battle it out for cupcake decorating supremacy in this sweet program! For ages 8-12 Join Miss Theresa and decorate delicious Halloween-themed cupca...

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Drop in Perler Bead Fun

  • Oct. 26, 2021, 3:30-5:30pm
  • Teen Center at The Patchogue-Medford Carnegie Library
  • 160 West Main Street, Patchogue
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Stop by anytime during the two hour session to create a perler bead masterpiece.

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Halloween "Tic-Tac-Toe" Cookie Board Class

  • Oct. 26, 2021, 4pm
  • Celebrations In The Kitchen
  • 63 E. Old Country Road, Hicksville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $79.95

Learn how to create this one of a kind Halloween cookie game board cookie.

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Drop-In Customized Halloween Candy Bags

  • Oct. 27, 2021, 9:30am-9pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Make a customized Halloween candy bag.

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Paying for college

  • Oct. 27, 2021, 7pm
  • New City Library
  • 220 N. Main Street, New City
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Joshua Marber, MS. Ed., will advise teens and their families on how to pay for college: get the most scholarship money: and how to fill out the FAF...

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Optimizing Executive Functioning Skills & Strategies

  • Oct. 27, 2021, 8pm
  • Novella Prep
  • Online
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

In this webinar and Q&A session, you’ll review what you've learned so far from the return to school, what trend’s you’re ...

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Halloween Trick or Treat Spooktacular

  • Oct. 27, 2021, 4pm
  • Stew Leonards
  • 1 Stew Leonard Drive, Yonkers
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children 11 yrs and younger are invited to trick or treat and collect candy as they visit stations around the store.

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Trick or Treating at Stew Leonard's of East Meadow

  • Oct. 27, 2021, 4pm
  • Stew Leonards East Meadow
  • 1897 Front St., East Meadow
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Children ages 8 and younger are invited to dress in their costumes and go trick-or-treating.

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Trick or Treat at Washington Square Park

  • Oct. 27, 2021, 2-6pm
  • Washington Square Park Conservancy
  • Washington Square, NoHo
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Enjoy an all-treats filled afternoon at the Park with plenty to do for ages 2-10. Find some skele-fun at various spots throughout the Park activities.

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Halloween "Haunted House" Cookie Class

  • Oct. 28, 2021, 4pm
  • Celebrations In The Kitchen
  • 63 E. Old Country Road, Hicksville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $79.95

Learn to detail cookie pieces using royal icing application techniques and then decorate this whimsical cookie house with icing and holiday confectionery.

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Drop-in Discovery: Pumpkins!

  • Oct. 28, 2021, 2:30-5pm
  • Old Westbury Gardens
  • 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Free with admission: $14; $12 ages 62 and older and full time students; $8 children 7-17

Children along with their families will explore simple science concepts and subjects on the natural world while partaking in fun, kid-friendly projects and crafts.

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Eat, Drink & Be Scary!

  • Oct. 28, 2021, 3-4:30pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $26

Create Jack O’Lantern Quesadillas, Spider Apple Slices, and delicious mugs of Hot Cocoa with Floating Eyeballs, plus Halloween bingo!

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Suffern Rotary Club Spaghetti Dinner

  • Oct. 28, 2021, 5-8pm
  • Suffern High School
  • 49 Viola Road, Suffern
  • All Ages
  • $10

Join the Suffern Rotary Club for a delicious Spaghetti Dinner to benefit their scholarship program. Contact info@suffernrotary.org for tickets. 

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'Rivers Unite: Divide', an Immersive Opera

  • Oct. 28, 2021, 6:30-8pm
  • High Line Nine
  • 508 W. 28th St , Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Mexican-American composer Nathan Felix will present his new immersive operetta titled Rivers Unite: Divide, which tackles subjects such as re-appro...

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Pumpkin Carving Contest (In-Person)

  • Oct. 29, 2021, 5pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Tween, Teen
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Can you carve the best pumpkin? (Registration required).

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Halloween Spooktacular

  • Oct. 29, 2021, 6-9pm
  • Sweetbriar Nature Center
  • 62 Eckernkamp Drive, Smithtown
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $15

Enjoy eerie animal presentations, a ghostly graveyard, creepy games, scary music, and spooky night trails.

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Concert at Ruppert Park: The Blue Dahlia

  • Oct. 29, 2021, 3-4:30pm
  • Ruppert Park
  • 1741 2nd Ave., Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Blue Dahlia offers an organic jazz sound with electric energy.

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Halloween Maskmaking Extravaganza

  • Oct. 29, 2021, 3:30-5pm
  • Pelham Art Center
  • 155 Fifth Ave, Pelham
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $36; $32 members

Kids will create eye and face masks using paint, feathers, sequins, glitter, fabric scraps, and pompoms.

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Halloween Haunted Hike & Trivia Game

  • Oct. 29, 2021, 6:30-8:30pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Tween
  • $32

Search for nocturnal and creepy animals then play a Halloween-themed trivia games and enjoy sweet treats, and spooky hot chocolate!

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The 31st Annual Halloween Festival!

  • Oct. 29, 2021, 2-5pm; 4pm, parade
  • Stony Brook Village
  • 111 Main St, Stony Brook
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Trick-or-Treat throughout the Stony Brook Village Center at shops, enjoy children’s games and Monster Mash dancing, join the Halloween Parade, and more!

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The 31st Annual Halloween Festival!

  • Oct. 29, 2021, 2-5pm
  • Stony Brook Village Center
  • Main Street on the Harbor, Stony Brook
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Trick-or-Treating throughout the Stony Brook Village Center at shops. Enjoy children’s games and Monster Mash dancing – wear your best costume! See if you can scare Monster Merlin and join the Halloween Parade!

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Trunk or Treat

  • Oct. 29, 2021, 5-7pm
  • Jefferson Valley Mall
  • 650 Lee Blvd., Yorktown Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Dress up and and participate in Halloween activities and games, and of course...there will be candy!

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Cornhole Tournament

  • Oct. 29, 2021, 7pm
  • Rockland GAA
  • 160 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • $50 per team of 2

Celebrate the Aisling Irish Community Center’s 25th Anniversary with Clann Health for a fun 6 Weeks to 6k Walk/Run.

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Halloween Dance Party and Trunk or Treat

  • Oct. 29, 2021, 3-5pm
  • Pearl River Chamber of Commerce
  • Central Ave. Field, Pearl River
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Wear your costume and join the party! Prizes awarded for best costumes. Food and ice cream available for purchase. ALL cars must be registered by e...

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Story Pirates Virtual Halloween Party

  • Oct. 29, 2021, 3:30pm
  • Story Pirates
  • Online
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

The Story Pirates host a virtual Halloween party where kids can show off their costumes during the Zoom parade, and play games and generally celebr...

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Outdoor Adventure with Ranger Eric

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 10-11:30am
  • Sands Point Preserve
  • 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point
  • All Ages
  • $16; $6 per child; $12 members; $2 members per child

Biologist and ranger Eric Powers knows the Preserve’s wildlife and landscape like the back of his hand after years of leading marvelous natur...

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Docking of Schooner Apollonia

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 9-11am
  • South Street Seaport Museum
  • 12 Fulton St., New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See the Schooner Apollonia unload cargo from upstate.

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Minecraft Mania

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Put your epic Minecraft skills to the test in this collaborative program. You will need both Minecraft and Zoom downloaded on your device. For 6th ...

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows™ Part One

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 2pm
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • 1 Center St., Newark
  • All Ages
  • $39-$89

Watch Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One while the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra plays the full film score LIVE.

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Halloween Spooktacular

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 6-9pm
  • Sweetbriar Nature Center
  • 62 Eckernkamp Drive, Smithtown
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $15

Enjoy eerie animal presentations, a ghostly graveyard, creepy games, scary music, and spooky night trails.

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Haunted Hatchery

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 2-5pm
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
  • 1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • $7; $6 seniors 65 and older; $5 ages 3-12

Families are welcome to come out for a not-so-scary Haunted Hatchery. 

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Ghosts, Goblins, and Witches

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 8pm
  • Ballet Long Island
  • 1863 Pond Road, Ronkonkoma
  • All Ages
  • $18; $9 children and senior citizens

Get in the Halloween spirit with spooky Halloween Dances!

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Watson Adventures’ Haunted Tales: The Online Halloween Family Scavenger Hunt

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 6-7:30pm
  • Watson Adventures
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $19 per person

Are you prepared to Zoom with ghosts? Kids and adults team up to explore real places that are said to be haunted, and you'll learn the tales of...

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Watson Adventures’ Ghosts of Greenwich Village Family Scavenger Hunt

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 4-6pm
  • Washington Square Park
  • 5th Avenue & Washington Square, Greenwich Village
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $17.50-$21.50

Go on a ghostly scavenger hunt and uncover the stories of creepy places and the ghosts that have haunted them.

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Pumpkin Face Treats with The Creative Kitchen

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 10am-12pm, 12:30-2:30pm, or 3-5pm
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan
  • 212 W. 83rd St. , Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $15; $12 seniors 65 and older and visitors with disabilities

Use a variety of decorative and healthy ingredients to design your own funny Halloween pumpkin face.

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Trick or Treat Trek

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 11am-5pm
  • Bartow-Pell Mansion
  • 895 Shore Road, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $10

Come in costume, rain or shine It's outdoor trick or treating time! Wander the grounds, search for a treat -One never knows who one might meet?

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Trunk or Treat

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 11am-3pm
  • The Shops at Atlas Park
  • 8000 Cooper Ave, Glendale
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Bring the family out for pumpkin decorating, Halloween themed vendors, Live DJ and Entertainment, Costume Parade, contests, and more!

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Fall Family Festival-Halloween Carnival-Pumpkin Picking & Hayrides in NY

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 12-6pm
  • Hollis Congregational Church
  • 211-04 Hollis Ave., Queens Village
  • All Ages
  • $10 per child; $5 adults; additional fee for rides, games, and food

Rides, games, face painting, bounce houses, ponies, ride on a train hayride to the pumpkin patch, and more!

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BKLYN BOO!

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 2-5pm
  • Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
  • Albee Square, Downtown Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy an early Halloween celebration with music, performances, and treats!

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Pumpkin Decorating!

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 10-11am; 11am-12pm
  • Private Picassos Art Studio
  • 237 5th Avenue, Park Slope
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $15

Kids will decorate their own paper mache pumpkin with washable tempera paint, tempera paint sticks, sticks and collage materials!

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23rd Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 12-2:30pm
  • Fort Greene Park, Bottom of Monument Stairs
  • Washingon Park St., Fort Greene
  • All Ages
  • $12 per dog; free to watch

Dress your pup up for a parade that's just for them, or come by and see "man's best friend" strut their stuff!

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Mexican Day of the Dead

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 3-4pm
  • Pelham Art Center
  • 155 Fifth Ave, Pelham
  • All Ages
  • Suggested $10 donation

Create ofrendas (offerings) to honor departed family member during this El Día de los Muertos celebration. 

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Halloween Themed Kids Clay Workshop

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 2-4pm
  • Clay Art Center
  • 40 Beech Street, Port Chester
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $25

Professional ceramic artists will guide you through Halloween themed handbuilding projects that will be glazed and fired at the CAC.

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I Spy Halloween Scavenger Haunt

  • Oct. 30, 2021, Offered every half hour from 11am-3pm
  • Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center
  • 120 Muser Drive, Cornwall
  • All Ages
  • $10

Find all of the items hidden along the I SPY trail and a treat will be waiting upon your return!

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Tasty Treat-Making for APEC's Animals

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 10-11:15am
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Young elementary
  • $24

Start your Halloween early with live animals and animal treats!  

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Art Picnic with Miss Tae

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 2-4pm
  • Washington Square Park
  • Washington Square North West Corner, Greenwich Village
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Get your own craft kit and start creating with Miss Tae. 

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Halloween

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 4-10pm
  • Bronx Night Market
  • 1 Fordham Plaza, The Bronx
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The spooky party is here with a prized costume contest, exclusive Halloween theme food creations, unique giveaways, and live performances that will make you dance until your feet hurt. 

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