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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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Holiday Bricktacular

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Mondays-Fridays, 12-5:30pm; Saturdays-Sundays, 10am-5:30pm
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester
  • 39 Fitzgerald Street , Yonkers
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $24.99

Explore a Bricktacular Winter Wonderland at the Ultimate Indoor LEGO Playground!

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Anchor East’s “A Walk To Cure Diabetes”

  • Nov. 06, 2022 - Nov. 06, 2021 , 11am
  • Heritage Park in Mount Sinai
  • 633 Mount Sinai Coram Road, Mount Sinai
  • All Ages
  • FREE

A Walk to Cure Diabetes fundraiser! There will be vendor shops, some entertainment, snacks, some great exercise and a huge $5 raffle with dona...

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Reindeer Decorations

  • Dec. 14, 2021 - Nov. 14, 2021 , 4pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Young elementary
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Make an adorable reindeer using a cork and other materials. (Registration required).

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Glenview Historic Home Tour

  • Nov. 04, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021 , Thursdays-Fridays, 1pm; Saturdays-Sundays, 1pm and 3pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $11; $5 youth 3-18; $7 senior and students

Experience what life was like in 1877 on a 45-minute tour of the six fully restored period rooms, including Yonkers' favorite dollhouse, Nybelwyck Hall. Recommended for ages 8 and older. 

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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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Diwali Crafts & Story Night

  • Oct. 29, 2021, 6-7:30pm
  • A Maze in Pottery
  • 76 N State Road, Briarcliff Manor
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $29.90

Join A Maze in Pottery for a magical night of Diwali! Paint a DIYA ( a traditional Diwali light holder), create Diwali decorations for your house a...

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No Tricks, All Treats Family Fun Day!

  • Oct. 29, 2021, 3-5:30pm
  • Tanenbaum Family Pool
  • 58-25 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck
  • All Ages
  • $10

It’s spooky season and Commonpoint Queens is celebrating with a No Tricks, All Treats Family Fun Day! Come in costume and move through a...

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Scared in the Park After Dark Drive In Movies: Scoob!

  • Oct. 29, 2021, 6:30pm
  • Eisenhower Park
  • Merrick and Stuart Avenues, East Meadow
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See Scoob! at the drive in and load up on snacks at the food trucks. 

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Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park: Opening Day!

  • Oct. 29, 2021, 12-10pm
  • Bryant Park
  • 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bank of America Winter Village opens for its 20th season at Bryant Park! Enjoy free admission ice skating at The Rink, browse the Holiday Shops, an...

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Dia de los Muertos Parade: A Community Celebration of Remembrance

  • Oct. 29, 2021, 3-5:30pm
  • Queens Museum
  • 111-01 Corona Ave., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the Queens Museum in commemorating Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead with a Day of the Dead Parade from Queens Museum to Corona Plaza. The ...

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Creative Break: Halloween & Day of the Dead

  • Oct. 29, 2021, 3pm
  • Little Island
  • Pier 55 in Hudson River Park, Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate Halloween and Day of the Dead in this festive paper collage workshop led by teaching artist Georgie Flores. Take pictures in the pumpkin patch, decorate a sugar skull, and mark the change of seasons.

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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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Farmingdale Halloween Parade, Family Fun-Pony Rides, Petting Zoo

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 2-4pm
  • Farmingdale Village
  • Northside School at North Main St. , Farmingdale
  • All Ages
  • FREE

March in the Farmingdale Halloween Parade if you would like, then enjoy pony rides, petting zoo, costume contest, and candy!

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Halloween Happenings

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 1-4pm
  • Sterling Forest State Park
  • 116 Old Forge Road, Tuxedo
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn about the not so spooky world of bats, and build a bat box of your very own! Also, get into the Halloween spirit with pumpkin painting and trick-or-treating.

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2nd Annual Treats on the Trails

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 12-2pm
  • Shirley Chisholm State Park
  • 1750 Pennsylvania Avenue , Brooklyn City Line
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Dress up in your Halloween best and search for candy, crafts, and more along the way. 

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Science Saturday - Pumpkins and Potions

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • Tween
  • $5 plus admission: $9; $8 seniors; free for members, children younger than 1, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household

Carve a jack-o-lantern and make magic potion with Doc Harmon. Ages 8 and older. 

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Saturday Spooktacular!

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 10am-4pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway, Rye
  • All Ages
  • $9; $8 seniors; free for members, children younger than 1, and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household

Join WCM for a fun filled day of creepy- crawly crafts, scary stories, halloween songs and a costume parade! Get dressed in your best costume and join all the fun and scary activities.

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Greenpoint Children's Halloween Parade and Spooktacular Party 2021

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 12pm, parade; 10am, 11am, 1pm and 2pm, party
  • PSC at Kent Street
  • 177 Kent Street, Greenpoint
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE for Parade; $20 Advance for Party; $30 admission day of party

Calling all princes and princesses, heroes and villains, witches and wizards! Join Town Square BK for their popular Greenpoint Children's Hallo...

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Family Halloween Hunt

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 11am-3pm
  • Whitney Museum of American Art
  • 99 Gansevoort St., Meatpacking District
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $25; $18 for students and seniors (65+) and visitors with disabilities; free for members and those 18 and younger

Little ghosts and goblins are invited to get creative at the Whitney in celebration of Halloween! Join Whitney educators for family artmaking on th...

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Hallockville Halloween Trunk-or-Treat Fundraiser

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 3-6pm
  • Hallockville Museum and Farm
  • 6038 Sound Ave. , Riverhead
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $15 ages 5 and older; free for children younger than 5; $50 family of 4

Hallockville Museum Farm invites ghosts and ghouls of all ages to don their Halloween costumes for a fun, interactive Halloween Trunk-or-Treat Fund...

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Spooktacular Kid's Concert

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church
  • 157 Montague Street, Brooklyn
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $40; children free with adult tickets

It's Spooktacular time! Celebrate Halloween with favorites by Bach and Grieg, plus spooktacular Halloween tunes, and sing-alongs- there's n...

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Halloween Harvest Festival

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 12-5pm
  • Socrates Sculpture Park
  • 35-01 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Socrates Sculpture Park for their annual Halloween Harvest Festival, featuring a doggie costume contest; pumpkin carving and catapulting compe...

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Aisling Irish Community Center 6 Weeks to 6K

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 9am
  • Rockland GAA
  • 160 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • $30; $20 ages 15 and younger

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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Rockland Trunk or Treat

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 12-2pm
  • BSA Rockland District Scouts
  • 401 North Middletown Road, Pearl River
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Boys & Girls in Grades K-5 that are current Scouts or are interested in Scouting are invited to bring a friend for fun Halloween activities. 

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Halloween Party and Parade

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Imagine That
  • 4 Vreeland Road, Florham Park
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • Included with general admission: $21.99 per child; $6.99 per adult

Imagine That will host their annual Halloween parade and costume contest. Every child will receive a free gift, there will be prizes handed out for...

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2nd Annual Trick or Truck Concert

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Bach to Rock Nanuet
  • 150 E Route 59, Nanuet
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy an outdoor event featuring live music, trunk-or-treating, a prize wheel & more! Student bands and solo artists will perform on the big lawn o...

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Spooktacular Halloween Party

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 11am-2pm
  • One Rive School Of Art and Design
  • 2081 Boston Post Road , Larchmont
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the One River Larchmont Team at this year's Spooktacular Halloween Party. Dress up in as your favorite characters, or even create your scaries...

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Kalamata's Diwali Adventure

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 12-1pm
  • Tagmo NYC
  • 226 Front Street , Downtown Manhattan
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $10

Award winning chef Surbhi Sahni, Author Sarah Thomas and Cultural Educator Anu Sehgal will take you on a culinary journey through India to celebrat...

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Halloween Block Party

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 11am, early access hour; 12-4pm
  • Children's Museum of the Arts at Spring Street Park
  • 6 Ave & Spring St., Nolita
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA) is pleased to partner with The Village Halloween Parade for the 48th Annual Village Halloween Parade, which thi...

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Manhattan West Woof Fest: HOWL-oween

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 12-4pm
  • Manhattan West Plaza
  • 395 9th Ave. , Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Show off your pet’s paw-fest costume to win prizes with hosts Tracey and Mason, learn tips and tricks from the Calm Canine Academy, get a caricatur...

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Drop-Off Pajama Party at CAMP!

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 6pm
  • CAMP 5th Ave
  • 110 5th Ave, Chelsea
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $60

Kids will have a blast at this special drop-off PJ party — while grown-ups get time for errands, shopping, or even (gasp!) a DATE N...

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Kid's Halloween Festival

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 12-4pm
  • Cropsey Community Farm
  • 220 S Little Tor Rd, New City
  • All Ages
  • $5 per Person; $20 per Family

Come in costume and Strut Your Stuff in the Kid’s Costume Parade! Play games, grab a bite from the food trucks, and take plenty of photo...

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2nd Annual Halloween Monster Mash

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 10am-12pm
  • Flight Adventure Park
  • 1850 Lakeland Ave., Ronkonkoma
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $11 for 60 Mins; $16 for 120 Mins

Flight Adventure Park will be holding their second annual Halloween Monster Mash event! Join them for a fun-filled morning that includes access to&...

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Curator-Led Exhibition Tour of the Clearing the Air

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 11am-2pm
  • Southampton Arts Center
  • 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton
  • All Ages
  • FREE

CLEARING THE AIR curator Jay Davis, artist and curator of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's Ambulatory Care Arts Program, will lead a to...

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Screening: The Book of Life

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 1pm
  • Museum of the Moving Image
  • 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria
  • All Ages
  • $15; $11 seniors & students; $9 youth (ages 3–17); $7 MoMI members

Dir. Jorge Gutiérrez. 2014, 95 mins. DCP. With Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, Channing Tatum, Kate del Castillo, Ron Perlman. In The Book of Life

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Kid's Halloween Costume Party on the Roof

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 10:30am-12pm
  • Pearl River Saloon
  • 45-49 West Central Avenue, Pearl River
  • All Ages
  • $25; free for children younger than 2

Have some Halloween fun with a full buffet brunch, crafts, activities, and trick or treating.

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Treats in the Streets

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 11am-5pm
  • Meatpacking Business Improvement District
  • Meatpacking District, Meatpacking District
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Meatpacking Business Improvement District is up to its old tricks again - hosting Treats in the Streets, a Halloween celebration in the district's plaza and open streets. Visitors can visit Meatpacking shops and restaurants for a variety of treats and fun activities to celebrate all things spooky in the city

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Halloween on the Hill

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 1-6pm
  • Ridge Hill
  • 1 Ridge Hill Blvd., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Celebrate Ridgetoberfest with craft brews, seasonal beverages, BBQ, live bluegrass and polka music, local art & craft vendors and outdoor fun and g...

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Halloween Fun

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 1-3pm
  • Cross County Center
  • 8000 Mall Walk , Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • FREE

DJ Mike Allan will be playing some spooktacular music including Thriller and The Monster Mash! Dance the day away in your favorite costume! Plus, s...

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Diwali Dhoom (In-door Diwali Family Fun Event)

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 6-10pm
  • Brunswick Center
  • 189 Brunswick St., Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • $10

Get ready for full Masti time and Diwali shopping, and yummy Desi food at this Family Diwali get-together and Diwali bazaar!  Ticket price includes...

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Sunrise Trail Division Fall Train Meet

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 10am-4pm
  • VFW Post 7727
  • 191 Veterans Blvd, Massapequa
  • All Ages
  • $10; Discounts for Family and kids under 12

Model railroad show featuring operating trains in 2-3 scales. Seminars and demonstrations of model railroad subjects. Participation clinic-build a ...

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Día de los Muertos at BCM

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 10am-1pm; 2-5pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $13

Who's ready for a (not-too) scary Halloween?? Join BCM at one of THREE Halloween play sessions! Meet some creepy animal friends, explore a spookifi...

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Weekend Workshop - Spooky 3d Printing with Caleb

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 1-3:30pm
  • MacInspires
  • 1139 w Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $70

Intro to the language and designing 3d objects with code! Makerspace Manager's choice menu of STEAM Education! Weekend Workshops are one-off 2.5-ho...

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Halloween Party for Kids

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 11am-4pm
  • Clixo
  • 109 Gates Ave., Prospect Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Clixo for an afternoon of Halloween activities and open play in theri creative space. This toy store has silly tricks and fun treats up its sl...

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Bideawee - Pet Adoption Event

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 12-3pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Visit the Bideawee Mobile Adoption Van and meet dogs and cats of all ages and sizes that can be adopted. Find your perfect match with the help of t...

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Weekend Wonders: Children’s Book Author Irene Staton

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Staten Island Children's Museum
  • 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Author Irene Staton, will read aloud her stories to families, inspired by the wisdom and joy she experienced interacting with the children in her l...

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Scared in the Park After Dark Drive In Movies: Casper

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 5pm, Trunk or Treat; 6:30pm, Movie
  • Eisenhower Park
  • Merrick and Stuart Avenues, East Meadow
  • All Ages
  • FREE

See Scoob! at the drive in and load up on snacks at the food trucks. 

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Bronx Night Market Season Finale

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 4-10pm
  • Fordham Plaza
  • 1 Fordham Plaza, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Celebrate the season finale of the Bronx Night Market with your favorite vendors, a costume contest, trick or treating, hot wings eating contest, b...

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Whale Watching NYC Adventure Cruise

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 10am-1:30pm
  • Event Cruises NYC, Pier 36 (NY)
  • 299 South St., Downtown
  • All Ages
  • from $45

Join a whale-watching cruise departing from NYC to witness whales breaching the surface of the water. With 20+ years of experience navigating the New York Harbor, the boat's knowledgeable captain and crew will lead you on an unforgettable journey in search of whales.

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Nyack's Halloween Promenade

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 12-8pm
  • Nyack Chamber of Commerce
  • Main Street and Broadway, Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Wear your costume for a frighteningly fun Halloween Promenade! With the streets being closed. there will be lots of room for outdoor dining, unique...

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Halloween Truck or Treat

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 1-7pm
  • Palisades Credit Union Park
  • 1 Palisades Credit Union Park Drive, Pomona
  • All Ages
  • $5 in advance; $6 at the door

Celebrate Halloween a day early at the home of the New York Boulders. More than 20 food trucks will dot the field as the Project Blue Book band pro...

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Changing Season

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 10:30-11:30am
  • Sunken Meadow State Park
  • 25A and Sunken Meadow Pkwy, Kings Park
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $4

Explore the natural world around us. This programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and cr...

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Adventures from The Shed SPOOKTACULAR!

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 9:45am, check in begins; 10am, doors open; 10:15am, show begins
  • 14th Street Y
  • 344 E. 14th St., East Village
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $15; $55 for a 4 pack of tickets

Puppetry, music, movement, storytelling–and a bit of theatre magic!  Preschoolers and their families love Adventures from The Shed, an immersive an...

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Bat Bash

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 10am-1pm
  • Flushing Meadows Corona Park - Willow Lake
  • 111th Street to Van Wyck, Flushing-Corona
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Start your Halloween weekend off right at FMCP with this bat-tastic event filled with fun for the entire family. Bats are often overlooked, misunderstood, and even feared but learn the facts about bats at this event.

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Fall Harvest Festival

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 12-4pm
  • Good Shepard Lutheran Church & School
  • 99 Central Park Road, Plainview
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for activities and food

Make it an afternoon of family fun with pony rides, balloon twisting, magic show, pumpkin decorating, children's costume parade, DJ, farmers market...

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 9am, registration; 10am, walk
  • Grangable Park
  • Main Street and Peconic Ave, Riverhead
  • All Ages
  • Free to participate, fundraising encouraged

Make it a family affair when you wallk and make strides to beat breast cancer! Strollers welcome. 

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5th Annual Boo Walk

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 12-3pm
  • Bergen County Horse Rescue
  • 350 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah
  • All Ages
  • $15; $50 for a family of 4; free for children younger than 3

Trick or Treat at the farm! Enjoy games, treats and take your photo with horses in costume.

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Halloween Fam Jam

  • Oct. 30, 2021, 9am-4pm
  • Bach To Rock Mamaroneck
  • 130 Mamaroneck Ave., Mamaroneck
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Come dressed up and ready to party with B2R! There will be open instrument play, early childhood demos, and all the Halloween treats you could eat!...

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BHS's 20th Annual Totten Trot 5K Foot Race & Kids' Fun Run

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 7:30am, check in; 9am, race begins; 10am, kids fun run
  • Bayside Historical Society
  • 208 Totten Avenue, Bayside
  • All Ages
  • $25-$40; free for kids 12 and younger; $5 suggested donation for Kids Fun Run

Dress up, run, and compete for prizes! 

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BAMboo!

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 2-5pm
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music
  • 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The action-packed afternoon of revelry features music, carnival games, arts and crafts, and a candy giveaway.

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Rice Krispie Cats (Virtual)

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 6pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Learn to make this delicious Halloween treat. (Registration required).

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Terrifying Tote Bag Design

  • Oct. 31, 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

Get ready for Halloween by designing a tote bag for your crazy collection of candy!

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Puppet Shows by Wonderspark Puppets: The Not-So-Spooky Ghost

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 3-4pm
  • Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards, Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • FREE

A timid ghost, his skeleton father and a mysterious scarecrow have lots of laughs in this all-ages Halloween puppet show.

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Halloween Treats & Goodies Class

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 10am
  • Celebrations In The Kitchen
  • 63 E. Old Country Road, Hicksville
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $79.95

Create a dazzling assortment of Halloween treats.

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Annual Halloween Costume Parade

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 12pm, registration; 1pm, parade and judging begins
  • Brady Park
  • 1000 Lake Shore Drive, Massapequa Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Dress up to participate in the parade or cheer on your favorite guys and ghouls!

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The Rock and Roll Playhouse Presents: 2021 Halloween Spooktacular for Kids

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 11am
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • $12-$15

Celebrate Halloween with face painting, costume contest, music and more! 

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New York's 48th Annual Village Halloween Parade

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 7pm
  • Greenwich Village
  • 6th Avenue, Greenwich Village
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Celebrate with an evening of fun featuring Grand Marshall Randy Rainbow and the parade theme honoring the Children of NYC and the Child in all of us who yearns to take to the streets and play again!

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Cartoon Fall Fest in Brooklyn

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 12-7pm
  • Yzer and The Arts
  • 1805 Pitkin Avenue, Brownsville
  • All Ages
  • $15

Color paint cartoons, get your face painted, enjoy some autumn snacks and more surprises!

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Halloween Party Family Concerts

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 12pm and 5pm
  • Laurie Berkner
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • $20 family ticket; $80 meet and greet add-on package

For kids who are all dressed up with nowhere to ghost, Laurie's shows will give the season of costumes, candy, and jack-o'-lanterns a real "BOO-st." Laurie hopes families will join her in displaying their pumpkins, putting up their Halloween decorations, and getting decked out in their Halloween costume finery. 

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Poster Kids: Ready, Set, Costumes

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 10:30am–12:15pm
  • Poster House
  • 119 W. 23rd Street, Chelsea
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join Poster House for a family-friendly, interactive poster tour and a related art-making experience at Poster House. Admission is free; advanced r...

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Halloween Boo Bash

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 12-3pm
  • Randall's Island Park
  • 103rd Street Footbridge, RI side , Randall's Island
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Come in costume. Enjoy crafts, games, treats, and spooky fun before you go trick-or-treating.  

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Halloween at the Garden

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 12-4pm
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • 43-50 Main St., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $6; $4 seniors 62 and older, veterans; $2 ages 4-12; free for members and children younger than 3

Little ones can show off their Halloween costumes, walk the Trick-or-Treat Trail, and enjoy performances, including a magic show! Adults 21+ can enjoy harvest beers and ciders for purchase at the Beer & Wine Garden.

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Halloween Parade

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 6-8pm
  • Orangeburg Fire House
  • 61 Dutch Hill Road, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE

March in this annual Halloween parade, or be a spectator! 

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Halloween Party

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 10:30-11:30am
  • Art Strong NYC
  • 43-67 11th Street, Long Island City
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $35

Take part in a variety of Halloween themed activities for ages 2-10 like spooky paintings, play dough haunted house small world sculptures, green oobleck messy bins, and Halloween themed sensory rice table. 

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Halloween Party and Costume Contest

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 2-6pm
  • The Market at Pound Ridge Square
  • 55 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join The Market at Pound Ridge Square for a Halloween Party and Costume Contest! Prizes will be given out to best kids costume (12 and under) and b...

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Grow With Beck Presents: Ms. Beck's Spooky Halloween Party

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 9:30-10:15am ages 1-3; 10:30-11:15am ages 4-7
  • Carl Schurz Park
  • E. 87th St. and East End Ave., Upper East Side
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $25

Join Ms. Beck's Spooky Halloween Party which will include a costume parade, dance party, and spooky craft making. 

Payment is due at time of ...

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Dumboween 2021: Halloween March to the Arch

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 3pm
  • Washington Street between Front and Water Streets
  • Washington Street between Front and Water Streets, DUMBO
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Parade through DUMBO and Brooklyn Bridge Park en route to the Dumbo Archway, led by live music and puppets! All are invited to join for a Halloween...

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“Treats! No Tricks” Event at Estuary Brooklyn - Cooking Decorating & Themed Cocktail Deals

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 12-3pm
  • Estuary at ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina
  • 159 Bridge Park Dr., Downtown Brooklyn
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Estuary Brooklyn's Treats! No Tricks event for kids is back. Children of all ages can come decorate their own Halloween-inspired cookies in the shape of bats, ghosts, and pumpkins that they can take home and enjoy. For the adults, there will be an array of Halloween-themed cocktails where costumed adults can enjoy 10% off their spooky drinks.

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SOCSD Family Engagement Center 2nd Annual Food Truck & Trunk or Treat Event

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 3-6pm
  • Tappan Zee High School
  • 15 Dutch Hill Road, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Trunk or Treat at decorated trunks, grab a bite to eat at one of the food trucks, bring a non-perishable food item to help fill the food pantry tru...

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Tam Lin and Firebird

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 3pm
  • The Muse Brooklyn
  • 350 Moffat Street, Bushwick
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • Early Bird Special:  $20 individual; $36 per adult & child pair; $120 for VIP booth, seating up to 4;  At the Door: $25 individual; $45 per adult & child pair

5BMF’s 15th Anniversary season continues with a special co-production with THE MUSE: a thrilling double feature of Elliot Cole and Fiona Gill...

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Mozart for Munchkins: Jazz Spooktacular!

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 11:15am
  • CAMP Columbus Circle
  • 10 Columbus Circle #202, Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $30

Little jazz cats, come dress up and play! This jazz program will sure to give you and your little ones swingin' shivers from head to toe! This ...

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Halloween at Boo!KCM

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 4-6pm
  • Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
  • 58 Seventh Avenue, Park Slope
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

The whole family is invited to the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music for Boo!KCM. Enjoy a ghoulish performance, a haunted musical garden, and, of cour...

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Musical: Mrs McThing to Benefit TADA! Youth Theater

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 2PM and 7PM
  • TADA! Youth Theater
  • 15 West 28th St., Flatiron District
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $50; $30 for students

Set in the late 1930s, the story of Mrs. McThing revolves around very wealthy Mrs. Howard V. Larue III and her son Howay. Howay's encounter with Mimi, adopted daughter of the witch, Mrs. McThing, leads to a series of spells.

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Halloween at BCM

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 10am-12pm, 12:30-2:30pm, and 3-5pm
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $13

Who's ready for a (not-too) scary Halloween?? Join BCM at one of THREE Halloween play sessions! Meet some creepy animal friends, explore a spookifi...

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Zipline Pumpkin Toss at WildPlay!

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 3-6pm
  • WildPlay Jones Beach
  • 2400 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $19.99

Toss pumpkins at targets to win prizes while you soar down Jones Beach on WildPlay's legendary 700ft high-speed Zipline! Prizes include: free p...

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Spooky Storytelling with Tom Lee

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 3pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • Included with admission: $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students and veterans; $4 youth 3-18; free for members

Professional storyteller Tom Lee performs his retelling of an iconic Russian folktale, Vasilisa the Beautiful, about the adventures of a young girl...

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The Sky Tonight: Is It Aliens Yet'

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 2pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $11; $5 youth 3-18; $7 students and seniors

Are there aliens out there? Given recent revelations about secret government investigations, and convincing-looking video from fighter pilots, you ...

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Fordham Flea Season Finale

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 12-7pm
  • Fordham Plaza
  • 1 Fordham Plaza, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Celebrate the season finale of the Bronx Night Market with your favorite vendors, a costume contest, trick or treating, hot wings eating contest, b...

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A Laurie Berkner Virtual Family Concert- Halloween Party!

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 12PM & 5PM
  • Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • $20

A live, interactive, virtual performance. Sing, dance and play interactive games through your device with Laurie Berkner as she performs Halloween-themed songs, interacts with you through the computer and brings in a few surprises from her house to yours. 

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Bed-sty Art House Halloween Party

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 1-5pm
  • Bed-sty Art House
  • 198a Lewis Avenue , Bedford Stuyvesant
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Bed-Stuy Art House will be hosting a FREE Halloween Party for Kids and Families featuring candy, games, and prizes. Wear your best c...

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Halloween Party: Pumpkin Painting & Costume Parade

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 2-4pm
  • Essex Market
  • 88 Essex St., Lower East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Enjoy mini pumpkin decorating and a costume parade around Essex Market. 

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Annual Car Show & Cook-Off

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 9am-3pm
  • Hicksville Fire Dept. Volunteer Hose Company 4
  • 195 N Broadway, Hicksville
  • All Ages
  • $5; free admission for children in costume

Check out some cool rides and some hot chili! Plus, live music and trunk-a-treat fun!

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Halloween Parade

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 11am-1pm
  • Merrick Chamber of Commerce
  • Merrick Ave and Miller Place, Merrick
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Kids, don your finest costume and get ready to strut your stuff in a Halloween parade!

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Apartment 5G

  • Oct. 31, 2021, 2-8pm
  • Reese's and T-Mobile
  • 478 13th St. , Park Slope
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Reese’s and T-Mobile will be transforming a Brooklyn brownstone into Apartment 5G – the ultimate trick-or-treating destination. Ap...

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Day of the Dead Celebration

  • Nov. 01, 2021, 4-6:30pm
  • Museum of the Moving Image
  • 36-01 35 Ave, Astoria
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Museum of the Moving Image is pleased to host a Day of the Dead Celebration featuring live music, dance, and activities for families. The Museum...

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Performance from Los Hacheros

  • Nov. 02, 2021, 6-8pm
  • Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards, Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Brooklyn's Los Hacheros revives folkloric styles like son montuno, guaracha and salsa, and often combines them with Bomba, a fiery rhythm from the mountains of Puerto Rico. 

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Gibney Company Debuts at The Joyce Theater with Three World Premieres

  • Nov. 02, 2021, 7:30pm
  • The Joyce Theater
  • 175 8th Ave, New York
  • $10-$55

Gibney Company will be making its anticipated debut at The Joyce Theater in New York City, with a program of three world premieres by Tony Award winni...

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Vote T-Rex Paint Event

  • Nov. 02, 2021, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Key to My Art
  • 10 W Oak St, Amityville
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $25 per painter

Join Key to My Art to paint a fun T-Rex in the Sunset. Step by step painting taught by certified teacher. All supplies included! Dress for mes...

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Day of the Dead Wooden Spoon Puppets

  • Nov. 02, 2021, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate the Day of the Dead with sugar skull puppets. Location of event is downstairs in the kids program room.

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Sound of Science Holiday Workshop

  • Nov. 02, 2021, 10am-3pm
  • Science Museum Of Long Island
  • 1526 N Plandome Rd., Manhasset
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $90 per child

Children will enjoy hours of fun, hands-on science activities. They'll participate in experiments, create crafts and observe dem...

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OPEN HOUSE Grades 1 - 12: For Parents/Guardians and Students in Grades 5+

  • Nov. 02, 2021, 8:30-9:30am
  • The Waldorf School of Garden City
  • 225 Cambridge Ave, Garden City
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Engaging your child's heart & mind through experiential learning. The Waldorf School of Garden City graduates a diverse group of young peop...

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Election Day Roller Skating

  • Nov. 02, 2021, 10am-12pm; 12:30-2:30pm; 3-5pm; 5:30-7:30pm
  • United Skates of America
  • 1276 Hicksville Rd, Seaford
  • All Ages
  • 10am-12pm: $12 includes skate rental, pizza and drink, $5 skate rental; 12:30-2:30pm, $13.50 admission, $5 skate rental; 3-5pm, $6.75 admission, $5 skate rental; 5:30-7:30pm $13.50 includes pizza and drink, $5 skate rental

School's Out! Go Skating! Choose from several sessions. 

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Election Day Design for Change

  • Nov. 02, 2021, 10am–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

Design cretive solutions to real-life challenges and develop ideas to help make our world a better place. Part of Inside Art. 

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Día de los Muertos ­Marigold Installation

  • Nov. 02, 2021, 10am-12pm, 12:30-2:30pm, 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

Design cretive solutions to real-life challenges and develop ideas to help make our world a better place. Part of Inside Art. 

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Gibney Company Debuts at The Joyce Theater with Three World Premieres

  • Nov. 03, 2021, 7:30pm
  • The Joyce Theater
  • 175 8th Ave, New York
  • $10-$55

Gibney Company will be making its anticipated debut at The Joyce Theater in New York City, with a program of three world premieres by Tony Award winni...

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The Road to College

  • Nov. 03, 2021, 8pm
  • Novella Prep
  • Online
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

In the wake of modified college admission policies and requirements, this webinar and Q&A session, led by Novella Prep founder, Tony Di Giacomo...

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Diabolo Yo-Yo

  • Nov. 03, 2021, 5-6:30pm
  • Washington Square Park, Holley Plaza
  • University Place, between 10th and 3rd Streets, Greenwich Village
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Immerse yourself in the art of diabolo, a juggling act using a special type of yo-yo. All levels are welcome to watch and try.

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Hannah Senesh Community Day Middle School Open House

  • Nov. 03, 2021, 9-10am
  • Hannah Senesh Community Day School
  • Online
  • Tween
  • FREE

Attend this virtual open house to learn about Hannah Senesh, a K-8 Jewish community day school in Carroll Gardens that is home to a diverse community of approximately 220 students from many different Jewish backgrounds.

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Children's Program: Diwali Celebration

  • Nov. 03, 2021, 7pm
  • Levittown Public Library
  • 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Join the library to celebrate Diwali with fun stories, a Henna demonstration and make your very own Diya craft. Call or email childrens@levittownpl...

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What Is Autism: Family Support Group

  • Nov. 03, 2021, 5pm
  • Jawonio
  • 260 N. Little Tor Road, New City
  • Adult
  • FREE

A support group for family members, caregivers, or others involved in the care and support of individuals with autism. This will be an open discuss...

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EF Academy New York Open House

  • Nov. 03, 2021, 6:30-8pm
  • EF Academy New York
  • 582 Columbus Ave., Thornwood
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Get a glimpse of what it feels like to be a student at EF Academy New York. See different areas of the school and meet some key staff. 

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Introduction to Japanese Language & Culture

  • Nov. 04, 2021, 7pm
  • New City Library
  • Online
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

If you've ever been wondering what is like to learn Japanese, this mini class is for you. You will learn greetings, useful expressions, simple ...

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Sunflower Wreath

  • Nov. 04, 2021, 4:30-5:30pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Add a touch of fall to your front door with a colorful sunflower wreath. All ages. Sponsored by the Mount Kisco Public Library Board of Trustees Lo...

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Storytime

  • Nov. 04, 2021, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Story time for children with a parent or caregiver. Program will be held outside under the tree at the end of the parking lot weather permitting. If weather does not cooperate it will be in the library upstairs in the large meeting room.

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Read to Rover

  • Nov. 04, 2021, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Come read to a Read to Rover dog outside or watch as he does tricks.

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Diwali – The Festival of Lights Family Program

  • Nov. 04, 2021, 4:30pm
  • Katonah Village Library
  • 26 Bedford Road, Katonah
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Learn about Diwali – The Festival of Lights  with stories, crafts, music and sweets!  For kids ages 3 – 8 with adult caregiver.

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Paint & Sip Fundraiser

  • Nov. 04, 2021, 6-9pm
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • Adult
  • $50; 10% discount for groups of 4 or more

Nanuet and Beyond, in conjunction with the Nanuet Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Paint & Sip fundraiser. No art experience needed and leave ...

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Thankful Trees

  • Nov. 04, 2021, 4pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach
  • Young elementary
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Paint your own Thankful Tree (Registration required).

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COVID-19: A Family Discussion

  • Nov. 04, 2021, 7pm
  • Vax Facts DDNY
  • Online
  • Adult
  • FREE

A Family Discussion on How to Navigate Thoughts and Feelings that arise for Children, Teens and Adults with Developmental Disabilities and their Fa...

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NYDJ x Donald Pliner STATEMENT Pop-Up Shop Event

  • Nov. 04, 2021, 11am-8pm
  • NYDJ x Donald Pliner Pop-up Shop
  • 262 Mott St., SoHo
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate the new NYDJ pop-up shop. Enjoy a glass of wine, pamper yourself with The W Nail Bar and indulge with a sweet treat from Brownie Points as you shop.

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Women’s EXPO

  • Nov. 05, 2021, 9am-4pm
  • Middle Country Public Library
  • 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach
  • Adult
  • FREE

The Women’s EXPO held outside, is a showcase and a marketplace for Long Island women entrepreneurs: artisans, importers, designers and d...

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Diwali Festival of Lights Celebration

  • Nov. 05, 2021, 4:30pm
  • Marcus Christ Hall
  • 1420 Jericho Tpke., New Hyde Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate and learn the history of Diwali with cultural performances and activities for all!

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Evening Pajama Party & Story Time

  • Nov. 05, 2021, 7-8pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • Online
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20 per child

Come in your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal to share 2 classic children’s stories. Touch and observe some furry friends and share a dessert of warm cookies and milk.  Ages 3-5. 

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PJ Party

  • Nov. 05, 2021, 7-8pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Young elementary
  • $20

Put on your pj’s for a Pajama Party - with the APEC animal ambassadors.  Listen to some fun interactive stories while enjoying warm cookies and mil...

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Screening: The Book of Life

  • Nov. 05, 2021, 3pm
  • Museum of the Moving Image
  • 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria
  • All Ages
  • $15; $11 seniors & students; $9 youth (ages 3–17); $7 MoMI members

The Book of Life weaves the Day of the Dead holiday and the theme of love transcending death into the fabric of a lively musical comedy. 

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Pumpkin Pie Muffins (virtual)

  • Nov. 05, 2021, 5:30pm
  • Westhampton Free Library
  • Online
  • Tween, Teen
  • Free with Westhampton Free Library Card

Learn how to make pumpkin pie muffins (Registration required).

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Sigd@Senesh in Partnership with Be'chol Lashon

  • Nov. 05, 2021, 4-5:30pm
  • Hannah Senesh Community Day School
  • 342 Smith Street, Carroll Gardens
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $5

Families with children ages 2 through 8 years old are invited to celebrate Sigd with Hannah Senesh Community Day School and Be'chol Lashon. Lea...

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Family Activity Night

  • Nov. 05, 2021, 6:30-8:30pm
  • Pascack Community Center
  • 87 New Clarkstown Rd., Nanuet
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Play a variety of gym games designed for the whole family. Open to all Clarkstown residents with a current community center ID card. Sponsored and ...

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Gardening In The Park

  • Nov. 06, 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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Saturday on the House

  • Nov. 06, 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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Endless Adventure Camp: Glow in the Park

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 3:30-9:30pm
  • Adventure Park at Discovery Museum
  • 4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport
  • Tween, Teen
  • $160

Zip-lining through trees under the moonlight! This trip is for youth, ages 9-18 & parents can join too! Bus Departure/Return: Ridgeway Elementary S...

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Girls on the Run 5K

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 9am, arrival; 10am, 5K begins
  • Rockland Lake State Park
  • 299 Rockland Lake Road, Valley Cottage
  • All Ages
  • $30; $25 in advance

Participate in this joyful non-competitive 5K or volunteer to help out!

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Illumination 2021 - Tamaso Ma Yotirgamaya

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 1-4pm
  • Chhandayan Center for Indian Music
  • 4 West 43rd Street, Midtown West
  • All Ages
  • $25-$65

Celebrate Diwali, the festival of light, with music, dance and food while also paying homage to lost souls and celebrating their legacy.
 

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Drop-Off Pajama Party at CAMP!

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 6pm
  • CAMP Columbus Circle
  • 10 Columbus Circle #202, Upper West Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $60

Kids will have a blast at this special drop-off PJ party — while grown-ups get time for errands, shopping, or even (gasp!) a DATE NIGHT.

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Best of BAMkids Film Festival: Small Wonders

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 11am
  • BAM Rose Cinemas
  • 30 Lafayette Ave, Fort Greene
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $14; $9 members; $10 children

Watch a selection of the most popular films for kids ages 3—5 from this year’s BAMkids Film Festival.

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Hands on History: Collaboration, Community, Civics!

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 1-4pm
  • King Manor Museum
  • 150-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate the community, contribute your creativity, and learn about the amazing successes of a 19th century community movement in Jamaica, Queens that paved the way for Black suffrage and civil rights in New York State. 

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Country Fair

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 10am-3pm; 9am entry with donation of non-perishable food item
  • The Church of St. Jude
  • 3606 Lufberry Ave. , Wantagh
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop handmade gifts, baked goods, and food trucks! There will be games for kids and raffles, too! Masks required. 

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Gold Over America Tour

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 7:30pm
  • Barclays Center
  • 620 Atlantic Ave., Prospect Heights/Park Slope
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $30

This will be a high-octane, fun-filled experience that will not only showcase athletic brilliance but also showcase each athlete's own inspiring championship journeys

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Landscape Looking and Making with Donna Chambers

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 1-3pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE Free with admission: $8; $5 seniors; $4 youth; free for children younger than 3

Jewelry designer, artist and quilter, Donna Chambers, leads the first of a series of programs that link African American art in the 20th century and landscape art and virtual travel through the sensibility and practice of contemporary African American artists.

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Diwali Festival

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 11am-1pm; 2-4pm
  • Flushing Town Hall
  • 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 children

Celebrate Diwali with this all-ages socially distanced festival and dance party. Learn Bollywood and other dance moves and the art of rangoli design, and explore Indian cooking. 

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Family FUNday: Diwali Festival of Lights in Church Square Park

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 11am-1pm
  • Hoboken Public Library
  • 401-449 Willow Ave., Hoboken
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • FREE

The morning celebration will include a story time, craft, and henna tattoos!

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Open House Information Panel

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • LuHi Arts Academy
  • 131 Brookville Road, Brookville
  • Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Join the LuHi Arts Academy Open House | Information Panel! Hear from their talented team of instructors and learn more about the wide variety ...

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Weekend Workshop - Intermediate MakeCode (RPG) with Caleb

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 1-3:30pm
  • MacInspires
  • 1139 w Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $70

Can't get enough MakeCode? Build out the first level of an epic RPG(Role-Playing Game) and introduce Experience points, NPCs, Shopping, Upgrade Mec...

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Community Art Workshop: 'Using and Reusing: Giving An Artistic Life to Discarded Materials'

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Morris-Jumel Mansion
  • 65 Jumel Terrace, Harlem
  • All Ages
  • FREE

In conjunction with his exhibition "Portraits of My Community," the artist Felipe Galindo invites the community to create a work of art using disca...

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Landscape Looking and Making with Donna Chambers

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 1-3pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers
  • Teen, Adult
  • Included with admission: $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students and veterans; $4 youth 3-18; free for members

Jewelry designer, artist, and quilter Donna Chambers leads the first of a series of programs that link African American Art in the 20th Century and...

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Iona Preparatory Lower School Open House

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Iona Preparatory Lower School
  • 173 Stratton Rd., New Rochelle
  • Young elementary
  • FREE

Iona Preparatory is an all-boys, PK-12 Catholic school in Westchester County. This open house for parents will be geared toward students in PK-4 and fifth grade.

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Paint Play

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Westchester Children's Museum
  • 100 Playland Parkway , Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $5 per child

Get creative in the pictures you paint during this art program. Bring a smock or wear clothes you don't mind getting messy. 

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Children's Shakespeare Theatre Introduction to Clowning Workshop

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 12-4pm
  • Palisades Presbyterian Church
  • 117 Washington Spring Rd., Palisades
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $70-$80

What is Clowning? Learn how to find the clown in your own body. Participants will use teamwork, improv and music to explore what makes a joke, and then connect with Shakespeare comedy for an afternoon of fun and games.

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Adventures from The Shed

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 9:45am, check in begins; 10am, doors open; 10:15am, show begins
  • 14th Street Y
  • 344 E. 14th St., East Village
  • Pre-school & younger
  • $15; $55 for a 4 pack of tickets

Puppetry, music, movement, storytelling–and a bit of theatre magic!  Preschoolers and their families love Adventures from The Shed, an immersive an...

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NYCxReuse: Kids Reuse Fair

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 12-4pm
  • CultureLab LIC at the Plaxall Gallery
  • 5-25 46th Ave., Long Island City
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This event celebrates reuse, with a focus on kids items and activities. The Kids Reuse Fair, hosted in collaboration with CultureLab LIC, brings together a variety of donateNYC partners for an afternoon of creative reuse, crafting, swapping, donating and more.

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Open House

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 11am-2pm
  • Bach To Rock Mamaroneck
  • 130 Mamaroneck Ave., Mamaroneck
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Come dressed up and ready to party with B2R! There will be open instrument play, early childhood demos, and all the Halloween treats you could eat!...

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Folk Art Celebration: Diwali!

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Pelham Art Center
  • 155 Fifth Ave, Pelham
  • All Ages
  • Donations appreciated

Diwali serves to bring family and community together with its promise of hope and joy. Diwali is a major festival for Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, and...

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Family Day: Connecting Communities

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 11:30am-2:30pm
  • Katonah Museum of Art
  • 134 Jay Street, Katonah
  • All Ages
  • $10; $5 children younger than 12 and seniors; free for members

Communities come together for an afternoon of artistic expression with activities that explore themes of family heritage and shared American experi...

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Iona Preparatory Lower School Open House

  • Nov. 06, 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Ione Preparatory Lower School
  • 173 Stratton Road, New Rochelle
  • Young elementary
  • 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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WBGO Kids Jazz: Don Braden Septet

  • Nov. 07, 2021, 2pm
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • 1 Center St., Newark
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Introduce your child to the art of jazz during this free performance. 

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Spring Valley Memorial Park - 2021 Fall Waterways Cleanup

  • Nov. 07, 2021, 10am-2pm
  • Spring Valley Memorial Park
  • Dr. Berg Lane, Spring Valley
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Clean up in the park, along the Pascack Brook or nearby roads.

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Artistree Performing Arts Presents: Aladdin, Jr.

  • Nov. 07, 2021, 10am, 12:30pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm
  • White Plains Performing Arts Center
  • 11 City Place, White Plains
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $25

Join Artistree Performing Arts for their 1st-5th Grade Production of Aladdin, Jr.! All audience members must wear a mask and seating is GENERAL ADM...

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Sundays on the Lawn: Scavengers and Decomposers

  • Nov. 07, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Teatown
  • 1600 Spring Valley Road, Ossining
  • All Ages
  • $8; $3 members

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy learning about some scavengers and decomposers in nature with environmental educator Elissa Schilmeister.

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How Do You Make Orange'

  • Nov. 07, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Alley Pond Environmental Center
  • 224-65 76th Ave., Oakland Gardens
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $20

After reading Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh, toddlers will enjoy mixing playdough and paints to create secondary colors and meet a green spotted frog to make a connection to colors in nature.

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Instrument Petting Zoo: The Concert

  • Nov. 07, 2021, 3pm
  • Staller Center - Stony Brook University
  • 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • $20

Staller Center's Instrument Petting Zoo team returns with one of Camille Saint-Saëns' magnificent masterpieces with fourteen movements, each representing a different animal.

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Diwali (The Festival of Lights) Dance Celebration & Workshop

  • Nov. 07, 2021, 2-3pm
  • Patchogue-Medford Library
  • 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Learn about the significance of Diwali and the different ways in which people celebrate during this interactive, celebratory Bollywood & Bhangra dance workshop.

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