Halloween 2011

AFTER DARK AT WOODLAWN : ANNUAL HALLOWEEN HISTORY TOUR

OCTOBER 29, 30 and 31, 2011 Creep Through One of the Nation’s Oldest Cemeteries and the Final Resting Place of Notorious New Yorkers WHAT: Spooky Halloween Tours at Woodlawn This year, the spookiest annual Halloween event in NYC is getting a dramatic makeover. On October 29, 30 and 31, an early evening walk through Woodlawn Cemetery comes ALIVE with real-life interpretations of NYC legends and lore, surreal tales of unsolved mysteries and murders,

Kids Halloween Bash

  When Is It? Sunday, October 30, 2011 What Time? 3pm to 6pm Who Produces It? Con Sazon, Inc. What is it? Our annual Halloween costume party is fun for the entire family. Is There a Dress Code? COSTUMES ARE MANDATORY How Much are the Tickets? $10 for kids 2 through 12 $5 for anyone 13 and up What’s included? Plenty… Prizes for Best Costume Costume Contest Categories… * Toddler

Halloween Arts & Crafts with Fran Marino

Saturday, October 22 (4th Saturday), 12:30-3:00pm: Halloween Arts & Crafts with Fran Marino. Mad Scientists of all ages are invited to create their own Stuffed Ghosts, Ghouls, or Creatures (fairies, kitties, pumpkins, candy corn, etc.). Spend the day drawing, gluing, coloring, cutting, and stuffing! Admission to all workshops is free, but space is limited. For information, call 718-931-9500 x33 or  718-829-7770, or visit www.bronxarts.org. Directions: The Huntington Free Library is located at

Halloween at the New York Botanical Garden

October 1 – October 30 Pumpkin sculptures of spooky scarecrows, frightening spiders, sneaky snakes, and more designed by artist Michael Natiello await discovery at every turn in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden. Youngsters play inside a ”gourd-geous” Pumpkin House, put on a scary show at the Pumpkin Puppet Theater, have a ”hoot” finding out what owls eat by dissecting pellets, and look for wiggly worms under a rotting log. Kids

Boo at the Zoo!

Celebrate a New York Halloween tradition! Visit bats, cats, and creepy-crawly critters and enjoy the crisp fall weather at the zoo. Take the family on a hayride, embark on a Haunted Safari, and enjoy music, magic and more. Treat stations around the park will help sweeten your visit. Kids in costume get in free!* Visit bronxzoo.com for more information.   Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr

Ghoul Pool

Sunday, October 30, 2011 4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Deep in the passageways of the pool’s old bath house, get the scare of your life… or death. Location: Van Cortlandt Park Pool (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx Location Details: Enter the park below the 1 Train stairway at Broadway & 242 Street. Cost: Free Event Organizer: Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy Contact Number:(718) 430-1890 Contact Email: info@vcpark.org Digg this post Recommend on Facebook

Howl-o-Ween

Sunday, October 30, 2011 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Competitive dressers from ears to paws, these pets get the best guffaws! Pre-registration required, call (718) 796-4541. Location: Canine Court (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx Location Details: Enter the park on foot at Broadway & 252 Street. Cost: $10 per dog Event Organizer: Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy, Bash Dibra – Paws Across America Contact Number: (718) 796-4541 Contact Email: http://starpet.com/email.php   Digg this

FREE: Children's Scavenger Hunt at Woodlawn Cemetery

Families are invited to Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx on October 16 to celebrate the 147-year-old Cemetery’s National Historic Landmark designation.  The Cemetery is hosting a free, scavenger hunt for 7 to 12-year-olds at 2:00pm to introduce kids to important figures in American history, as well as the art, architecture, and natural features at Woodlawn.  Kids will search for the grave of the author of Yankee Doodle Dandy, George M. Cohan;

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