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The Daily Plant : Friday, October 29, 2010

This Weekend In Parks: Halloween Edition

The annual Parks Pumpkin Festival is in Central Park this Saturday.
Daniel Avila

Pumpkin Festival
Join NYC Parks and HUB TV this Saturday, October 30 for the Pumpkin Festival, New York City’s annual celebration of the fall harvest season in leafy Central Park! The Pumpkin Festival takes the very best traditions of the autumn season and offers them all for FREE! This year, the Pumpkin Festival features the Circus Berzerkus Haunted House, a citywide Scarecrow competition, face-painting, entertainment, the New York Rangers Road Tour, and more! All kids take home a free pumpkin.

Can’t make it to Pumpkin Festival? There are plenty of scary events near you all weekend! Check out some of the events below, or visit our website to find many more! From the history of Halloween to pumpkin-picking, from family fairs to spook-tacular haunted houses, there’s an event this weekend that will be right for every ghoul and goblin. Visit to see the event listings.

Saturday, October 30, 2010
Fort Tryon Autumn Nature Walk with Chief Naturalist Mike Feller
8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
Inwood Hill Nature Center, Manhattan

Halloween Event
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
St. James Recreation Center, Bronx

Halloween Festival
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn

The Legend of Heyerdahl Hill: A Haunted Hike
1:00 p.m.
High Rock Park Ranger Station, Staten Island

Thriller at the Battery
6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Fort Totten Visitor’s Center, Queens

Sunday, October 31, 2010
Halloween Kidz Karnival
12:00 p.m.—6:00 p.m.
Pier 46, Manhattan

Children’s Fall Fest
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Queens Farm Museum, Queens

Pumpkin Picking at Historic Richmond Town’s Decker Farm
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Decker Farm, Staten Island

Thriller on the Bronx River
12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Olinville Playground, Bronx

12:00 p.m.
Canine Court, Bronx

“In the caldron boil and bake; Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder’s fork, and blind-worm’s sting, Lizard’s leg, and owlet’s wing; For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble,
Double, double toil and trouble.”
William Shakespeare

Directions to Fort Totten Park

Know Before You Go

ParkFort Totten Park

The parking lot at Little Bay Park - in front of the Fort Totten entrance is under construction. The project will include the construction of a new comfort station and expansion of the parking lot at Little Bay Park to serve users of both Little Bay Park and Fort Totten Park. The existing parking lot will be reconstructed and new planted islands (swales) will be added to improve air quality and reduce storm water run-off. The Brooklyn-Queens Greenway, which currently runs along the southern end of the park, will be relocated along the waterfront and extended into Fort Totten Park. New landscaped meadows and tree plantings will be added between the parking lot and the Cross Island service road, and a new comfort station will be added to Little Bay Park. This project will improve public access to Little Bay and Fort Totten Parks and will improve the utility and public enjoyment of the Greenway.

Anticipated Completion: Fall 2014

Fort Totten Park Weather

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