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23rd Annual Children's Halloween Parade!

Thursday, October 31, 2013

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.

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For 22 years, New York University, in collaboration with Community Board 2 Manhattan, has hosted the annual Children's Parade, growing it to attract over 3,000 costumed kids, parents, students, and local Greenwich Villagers.

Parents and children (ages 3-12) meet at the Washington Square Arch at 3:00 p.m. and start to line up on the street to march around the park. The parade ends at LaGuardia Place at roughly 4:00 p.m. between Washington Square South and West Third Street, where free trick or treat bags, games, and rides await!


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NYC Parks is currently undergoing a thorough inspection of all trees in Washington Square Park. The last inspection occurred roughly two years ago and immediate hazards were identified and resolved. As of August 8, our Manhattan Forestry unit will be pruning approximately 270 trees over several days. Additionally, there will be one removal of a 32-inch pin oak with root rot in the northwest section of the park to ensure public safety.

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