NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:34:59 GMT <![CDATA[Chant Macabre: Songs from the Crypt]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/18/chant-macabre-songs-from-the-crypt http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/18/chant-macabre-songs-from-the-crypt Date: October 18, 2017

Ghosts, ghouls, and goblins haunt the lyrics of the 19th century. Come be spooked by these harrowing tales as the Bond Street Euterpean Singing Society bewitches your imagination and sings shivers down your spine, echoing sumptuous, rarely performed songs in an authentic period parlor. Singers Anthony Bellov, Amy Gluck, Jane Elizabeth Rady, and Dayle Vander Sande. Music by Schubert, Liszt, Debussy, Duparc, Loewe, Mussorgsky, Humperdinck, and others.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-18 2017-10-18 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59bfda8202087.jpg Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:14:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/19/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/19/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure Date: October 19, 2017

Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying the children back to their humble home after their wild escapade in the forest.

Safely back at home during the Halloween season, Hansel and Gretel experience the most vivid dreams where Central Park and the Belvedere Castle serve as the backdrop for a magical explosion of music, dance and exciting encounters with a host of lovable characters. The brother and sister team once again embark on an adventure where beautiful mermaids, adorable monsters, swashbuckling pirates, charming vampires and a fabulous witch all intertwine for one unforgettable Halloween night in New York City.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-10-19 2017-10-19 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59e5223968e6a.png Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/19/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/19/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition Date: October 19, 2017

Step back in time to 1865, when family patriarch Seabury Tredwell died at home in his second floor bedroom. Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. Pay your last respects at his deathbed upstairs, or join the mourning in the double parlor, hung with black crepe and set for a mid-19th century funeral. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin. Then share with your friends on Instagram and Twitter. #mhmcoffin2017

Also on exhibit, Tredwell family photographs and mourning attire and accessories, including jewelry made of hair and jet, a black net veil, several bodices and shawls, and two 1870s mourning gowns.

Included with regular admission; reservations not required.

Please note: This exhibit is on view from noon to 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays and from noon to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays through Mondays, from October 5 through October 30.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-19 2017-10-19 12:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59bfd4eb61944.jpg Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Casper (1995)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/19/movies-under-the-stars-casper-1995 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/19/movies-under-the-stars-casper-1995 Date: October 19, 2017

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!

The friendly ghost, Casper, attempts to befriend the 12-year-old daughter of a paranormal expert, but his nasty ghost uncles wreak havoc.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive by 5:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome! Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for information on accessibility.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 285-0300

Location: Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)

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M194 Alfred E. Smith Playground 2017-10-19 2017-10-19 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.71070098876953000, -73.99669647216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59c1721106a6a.gif Fri, 06 Oct 2017 12:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/20/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/20/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure Date: October 20, 2017

Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying the children back to their humble home after their wild escapade in the forest.

Safely back at home during the Halloween season, Hansel and Gretel experience the most vivid dreams where Central Park and the Belvedere Castle serve as the backdrop for a magical explosion of music, dance and exciting encounters with a host of lovable characters. The brother and sister team once again embark on an adventure where beautiful mermaids, adorable monsters, swashbuckling pirates, charming vampires and a fabulous witch all intertwine for one unforgettable Halloween night in New York City.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-10-20 2017-10-20 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59e5223968e6a.png Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/20/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/20/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition Date: October 20, 2017

Step back in time to 1865, when family patriarch Seabury Tredwell died at home in his second floor bedroom. Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. Pay your last respects at his deathbed upstairs, or join the mourning in the double parlor, hung with black crepe and set for a mid-19th century funeral. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin. Then share with your friends on Instagram and Twitter. #mhmcoffin2017

Also on exhibit, Tredwell family photographs and mourning attire and accessories, including jewelry made of hair and jet, a black net veil, several bodices and shawls, and two 1870s mourning gowns.

Included with regular admission; reservations not required.

Please note: This exhibit is on view from noon to 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays and from noon to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays through Mondays, from October 5 through October 30.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-20 2017-10-20 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59bfd4eb61944.jpg Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: ParaNorman (2012)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/20/movies-under-the-stars-paranorman-2012 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/20/movies-under-the-stars-paranorman-2012 Date: October 20, 2017

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!

A boy with the power to speak to the dead gathers an army of friends to fight zombies brought to life by a curse. Meanwhile, terrified townspeople prepare to fight the supernatural.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive by 5:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome! Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for information on accessibility.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 234-9607

Location: Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park)

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M014 Jackie Robinson Park 2017-10-20 2017-10-20 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.82419967651367000, -73.94249725341797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59c173a0a5bb6.gif Fri, 06 Oct 2017 12:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Jennifer's Body (Rated R)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/20/movies-under-the-stars-shocktoberfest-jennifers-body-r http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/20/movies-under-the-stars-shocktoberfest-jennifers-body-r Date: October 20, 2017

Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film!

Diablo Cody’s 2009 horror comedy features Megan Fox as Jennifer, a small town cheerleader who becomes a pale and sickly creature hungry for a meaty snack, and guys who never stood a chance with her before, take on new luster in the light of Jennifer's insatiable appetite. Meanwhile, Jennifer's lifelong best friend Needy (Amanda Seyfried), long relegated to living in Jennifer's shadow, must step-up to protect the town's young men, including her nerdy boyfriend Chip.

Know Before You Go:
This film features explicit content and is rated R. You should come before 6:15 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted. All are welcome!

Start time: 6:15 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: McCarren Park Pool Deck (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2017-10-20 2017-10-20 6:15 pm 8:00 pm 40.72016525268555000, -73.94971466064453000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d3ddfcc0ef8.jpg Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - The Bride of Frankenstein]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/20/movies-under-the-stars-shocktober-fest-the-bride-of-frankenstein http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/20/movies-under-the-stars-shocktober-fest-the-bride-of-frankenstein Date: October 20, 2017

Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film!

Based on the gothic novel by Mary Shelley, this 1935 classic picks up right after the events in the film, “Frankenstein”. Having survived the villagers’ attack, “the Monster” wants a mate. But, Dr. Frankenstein refuses and the Monster kidnaps his wife. Hoping to recover his wife, he builds “the Bride”. But, there’s just one problem, she has no desire for the Monster. Boris Karloff reprises his role as “the Monster” and Elsa Lanchester gives an iconic performance as “the Bride”.

Know Before You Go
You should come before 6:15 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 6:15 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Carroll Park

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B019 Carroll Park 2017-10-20 2017-10-20 6:15 pm 7:30 pm 40.68109893798828000, -73.99539947509766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59ca7fc01e3df.jpg Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Candlelight Ghost Tours of ‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House’]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/20/candlelight-ghost-tours-of-manhattans-most-haunted-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/20/candlelight-ghost-tours-of-manhattans-most-haunted-house Date: October 20, 2017

Seven family members died in the house; their funerals were held in the front parlor hung with black crepe. We invite you to venture into the dark and ghostly shadows of history by flickering candlelight to hear chilling tales of restless phantoms, voices calling into the night, and otherworldly occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.

Please note: The tours are 50 minutes long. Tours begin every half hour from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-20 2017-10-20 6:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59bfdd4b076d5.jpg Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:14:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Drive-In Movie: Hocus Pocus]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/20/drivein-movie-hocus-pocus http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/20/drivein-movie-hocus-pocus Date: October 20, 2017

After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to their reign of terror once and for all.

Enjoy this vintage outdoor film screening in your car on a first-come, first-served basis; or bring your own lawn chair or blanket!

The film will start 15 to 20 minutes after sunset, at approximately 6:30 p.m.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: John Golden Parking Lot (in John Golden Park)

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Q012B John Golden Park 2017-10-20 2017-10-20 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 40.77295312993700000, -73.76904129982000000 Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Monster Mash]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/20/monster-mash http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/20/monster-mash Date: October 20, 2017

This ghoulish party will be held in the atrium of the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex. Halloween-inspired activities will be available for children and youth throughout the evening.

This is a family-friendly event, costumes are encouraged! Prizes will be awarded for various Halloween costume categories.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-7923

Location: Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2017-10-20 2017-10-20 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Wed, 27 Sep 2017 12:59:49 EDT
<![CDATA[Fall Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/halloween-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/halloween-festival Date: October 21, 2017

Join NYC Parks & New York City Council Member Eric Ulrich for a day of fun activities including crafts, inflatables, face painting, games, a pumpkin patch, music, a visit from the Nature Company, and more!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park (in Tudor Park)

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Q094 Tudor Park 2017-10-21 2017-10-21 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.67319869995117000, -73.85469818115234000 Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[The Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/the-annual-tompkins-square-halloween-dog-parade http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/the-annual-tompkins-square-halloween-dog-parade Date: October 21, 2017

Pooches let their alter-egos shine, putting on some of the cutest and most creative costumes you've ever seen at the annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade. CNN calls it "the largest dog costume parade in the world” with hundreds of dogs in costumes and thousands of spectators. The London Guardian says “It’s Barkin’ Mad.” This year's parade contestants will be competing for thousands of dollars in prizes.

Runway competition begins at Noon. There is no need to pre-register, just come and have fun. Suggested Donations is $5 at the door.

A parade of all contestants and spectators will follow after Best In Show is announced. Contestant and Raffle winners must be present at the end of the competition to receive their prize or it will be donated to charity.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: garrett@villagedogworks.com

Location: Tompkins Square Park

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M088 Tompkins Square Park 2017-10-21 2017-10-21 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.72570037841797000, -73.98120117187500000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:14:53 EDT
<![CDATA[“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition Date: October 21, 2017

Step back in time to 1865, when family patriarch Seabury Tredwell died at home in his second floor bedroom. Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. Pay your last respects at his deathbed upstairs, or join the mourning in the double parlor, hung with black crepe and set for a mid-19th century funeral. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin. Then share with your friends on Instagram and Twitter. #mhmcoffin2017

Also on exhibit, Tredwell family photographs and mourning attire and accessories, including jewelry made of hair and jet, a black net veil, several bodices and shawls, and two 1870s mourning gowns.

Included with regular admission; reservations not required.

Please note: This exhibit is on view from noon to 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays and from noon to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays through Mondays, from October 5 through October 30.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-21 2017-10-21 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59bfd4eb61944.jpg Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Howl-een Pooch Parade!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/howleen-pooch-parade http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/howleen-pooch-parade Date: October 21, 2017

Come out and join the Friends of Kivlehan Park for their annual Howl-een Pooch Parade!

There will be treats, a dog costume contest, obstacle course, and a pet adoption event.

It’s your day to howl! Put on your best costume, get your human, and come to the park to strut your stuff!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Allan F. Kivlehan Playground

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2017-10-21 2017-10-21 12:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.56436603072200000, -74.09759918465600000 Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Tricks and Treats at Le Carrousel Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/tricks-and-treats-at-le-carrousel-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/tricks-and-treats-at-le-carrousel-bryant-park Date: October 21, 2017

Calling all princesses and superheroes, ghouls and goblins too…it’s time for the annual Halloween partay at Le SCCARROUSEL in Bryant Park!

Come enjoy magic, arts and crafts, and tricks and treats! Wear costumes!

Simply Frankentastic!!!

Rain Date: Sunday, October 22

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2017-10-21 2017-10-21 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.75329971313476600, -73.98400115966797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d7a82b5083c.jpg Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:29:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure Date: October 21, 2017

Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying the children back to their humble home after their wild escapade in the forest.

Safely back at home during the Halloween season, Hansel and Gretel experience the most vivid dreams where Central Park and the Belvedere Castle serve as the backdrop for a magical explosion of music, dance and exciting encounters with a host of lovable characters. The brother and sister team once again embark on an adventure where beautiful mermaids, adorable monsters, swashbuckling pirates, charming vampires and a fabulous witch all intertwine for one unforgettable Halloween night in New York City.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-10-21 2017-10-21 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59e520a3c4c99.png Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Haunted Mansion (2003)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/movies-under-the-stars-the-haunted-mansion http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/movies-under-the-stars-the-haunted-mansion Date: October 21, 2017

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!

A real-estate agent mistakenly has his family stay in a haunted house.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive by 5:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome! Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for information on accessibility.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1380

Location: Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park)

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M058 Marcus Garvey Park 2017-10-21 2017-10-21 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.80502319335900000, -73.94498443603500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59c174756d56a.gif Fri, 06 Oct 2017 12:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Frankenweenie]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/movies-under-the-stars-shocktober-fest-frankenweenie1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/movies-under-the-stars-shocktober-fest-frankenweenie1 Date: October 21, 2017

Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film!

In Tim Burton’s stop-motion animated feature, young Victor Frankenstein is a science nerd and outsider at school, but he does have one good friend: his dog, Sparky. But when, tragedy strikes, and Sparky dies, Victor is heartbroken. He decides to jolt old Sparky back to life. The experiment is successful, and all goes well, until Victor's fellow students steal his secret and use it to resurrect other dead animals -- with monstrous consequences.

Know Before You Go
You should come before 6:15 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 6:15 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Maria Hernandez Park

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B016 Maria Hernandez Park 2017-10-21 2017-10-21 6:15 pm 8:00 pm 40.70360183715820000, -73.92340087890625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d3bedddac23.jpeg Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Candlelight Ghost Tours of ‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House’]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/candlelight-ghost-tours-of-manhattans-most-haunted-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/candlelight-ghost-tours-of-manhattans-most-haunted-house Date: October 21, 2017

Seven family members died in the house; their funerals were held in the front parlor hung with black crepe. We invite you to venture into the dark and ghostly shadows of history by flickering candlelight to hear chilling tales of restless phantoms, voices calling into the night, and otherworldly occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.

Please note: The tours are 50 minutes long. Tours begin every half hour from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-21 2017-10-21 6:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59bfde5dd8ee6.jpg Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:29:52 EDT
<![CDATA[“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/22/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/22/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition Date: October 22, 2017

Step back in time to 1865, when family patriarch Seabury Tredwell died at home in his second floor bedroom. Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. Pay your last respects at his deathbed upstairs, or join the mourning in the double parlor, hung with black crepe and set for a mid-19th century funeral. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin. Then share with your friends on Instagram and Twitter. #mhmcoffin2017

Also on exhibit, Tredwell family photographs and mourning attire and accessories, including jewelry made of hair and jet, a black net veil, several bodices and shawls, and two 1870s mourning gowns.

Included with regular admission; reservations not required.

Please note: This exhibit is on view from noon to 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays and from noon to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays through Mondays, from October 5 through October 30.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-22 2017-10-22 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59bfd4eb61944.jpg Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/22/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/22/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure Date: October 22, 2017

Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying the children back to their humble home after their wild escapade in the forest.

Safely back at home during the Halloween season, Hansel and Gretel experience the most vivid dreams where Central Park and the Belvedere Castle serve as the backdrop for a magical explosion of music, dance and exciting encounters with a host of lovable characters. The brother and sister team once again embark on an adventure where beautiful mermaids, adorable monsters, swashbuckling pirates, charming vampires and a fabulous witch all intertwine for one unforgettable Halloween night in New York City.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-10-22 2017-10-22 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59e520a3c4c99.png Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Carrie (1976) (Rated R)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/22/movies-under-the-stars-shocktober-fest-carrie-1976 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/22/movies-under-the-stars-shocktober-fest-carrie-1976 Date: October 22, 2017

Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film!

This horror classic follows, withdrawn and sensitive Carrie (Sissy Spacek) as she is bullied by her classmates at school and abused by mother (Piper Laurie) at home. When strange occurrences start happening around Carrie, she begins to suspect that she has supernatural powers. Invited to the prom by the empathetic Tommy Ross (William Katt), Carrie tries to let her guard down, but things eventually take a dark and violent turn. Based on Stephen King’s first novel, this chilling film is directed by the legendary Brian De Palma (SCARFACE) and also stars Oscar-winner John Travolta (PULP FICTION), Tony-winner Betty Buckley (CATS) and Oscar nominated, Amy Irving (YENTL).

Know Before You Go:
This film features explicit content and is rated R. You should come before 6:15 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 6:15 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: McCarren Park

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B058 McCarren Park 2017-10-22 2017-10-22 6:15 pm 8:30 pm 40.72150039672851600, -73.95269775390625000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59ca97daee1c5.jpg Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:29:53 EDT
<![CDATA[“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/23/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/23/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition Date: October 23, 2017

Step back in time to 1865, when family patriarch Seabury Tredwell died at home in his second floor bedroom. Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. Pay your last respects at his deathbed upstairs, or join the mourning in the double parlor, hung with black crepe and set for a mid-19th century funeral. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin. Then share with your friends on Instagram and Twitter. #mhmcoffin2017

Also on exhibit, Tredwell family photographs and mourning attire and accessories, including jewelry made of hair and jet, a black net veil, several bodices and shawls, and two 1870s mourning gowns.

Included with regular admission; reservations not required.

Please note: This exhibit is on view from noon to 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays and from noon to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays through Mondays, from October 5 through October 30.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-23 2017-10-23 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59bfd4eb61944.jpg Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/24/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/24/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure Date: October 24, 2017

Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying the children back to their humble home after their wild escapade in the forest.

Safely back at home during the Halloween season, Hansel and Gretel experience the most vivid dreams where Central Park and the Belvedere Castle serve as the backdrop for a magical explosion of music, dance and exciting encounters with a host of lovable characters. The brother and sister team once again embark on an adventure where beautiful mermaids, adorable monsters, swashbuckling pirates, charming vampires and a fabulous witch all intertwine for one unforgettable Halloween night in New York City.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-10-24 2017-10-24 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59e5223968e6a.png Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/25/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/25/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure Date: October 25, 2017

Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying the children back to their humble home after their wild escapade in the forest.

Safely back at home during the Halloween season, Hansel and Gretel experience the most vivid dreams where Central Park and the Belvedere Castle serve as the backdrop for a magical explosion of music, dance and exciting encounters with a host of lovable characters. The brother and sister team once again embark on an adventure where beautiful mermaids, adorable monsters, swashbuckling pirates, charming vampires and a fabulous witch all intertwine for one unforgettable Halloween night in New York City.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-10-25 2017-10-25 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59e5223968e6a.png Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/25/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/25/recycle-to-art Date: October 25, 2017

Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.

October: Halloween Masks out of Stock Card Paper
November: Dried Orange Peel Arts/Crafts Bracelet
December: Spin Drum Crafts

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-10-25 2017-10-25 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Halloween Hangout]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/26/kids-halloween-hangout http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/26/kids-halloween-hangout Date: October 26, 2017

Join us at Hudson Boulevard Park (Block 3) for some Halloween fun! We'll have face painting, pumpkin painting/decorating, Halloween tunes, story time in the playground, cider, and more!

This event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon and start again from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Following the children's festivities, there will be a family movie screening in Block 2 of the park starting promptly at 6:30 p.m.

This is a free event. We hope you can make it!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 239-1619

Location: Hudson Park

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M399 Hudson Park 2017-10-26 2017-10-26 10:00 am 4:00 pm 40.75512915623300000, -74.00100194113900000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:29:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/26/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/26/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure Date: October 26, 2017

Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying the children back to their humble home after their wild escapade in the forest.

Safely back at home during the Halloween season, Hansel and Gretel experience the most vivid dreams where Central Park and the Belvedere Castle serve as the backdrop for a magical explosion of music, dance and exciting encounters with a host of lovable characters. The brother and sister team once again embark on an adventure where beautiful mermaids, adorable monsters, swashbuckling pirates, charming vampires and a fabulous witch all intertwine for one unforgettable Halloween night in New York City.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-10-26 2017-10-26 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59e5223968e6a.png Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/26/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/26/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition Date: October 26, 2017

Step back in time to 1865, when family patriarch Seabury Tredwell died at home in his second floor bedroom. Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. Pay your last respects at his deathbed upstairs, or join the mourning in the double parlor, hung with black crepe and set for a mid-19th century funeral. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin. Then share with your friends on Instagram and Twitter. #mhmcoffin2017

Also on exhibit, Tredwell family photographs and mourning attire and accessories, including jewelry made of hair and jet, a black net veil, several bodices and shawls, and two 1870s mourning gowns.

Included with regular admission; reservations not required.

Please note: This exhibit is on view from noon to 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays and from noon to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays through Mondays, from October 5 through October 30.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-26 2017-10-26 12:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59bfd4eb61944.jpg Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Pumpkin Painting]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/26/pumpkin-painting-bronx http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/26/pumpkin-painting-bronx Date: October 26, 2017

It's that time of year to use your creative chops and turn pumpkins into festive decorations. GreenThumb will have pumpkins and paint ready - please bring any other supplies and decorations to add to the beauty of your seasonal creation. This is a great workshop for the whole family!

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: United We Stand Community Garden

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2017-10-26 2017-10-26 5:30 pm 7:00 pm 40.80530166626000000, -73.91529846191400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/599d9b124ac56.jpg Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:29:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: The Addams Family (1991)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/26/movies-under-the-stars-the-addams-family-1991 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/26/movies-under-the-stars-the-addams-family-1991 Date: October 26, 2017

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!

A stranger shows up on the ghoulish Addams Family's doorstep, claiming to be a long-lost uncle. However, he is really a con trying to dupe the ghoulish family out of their fortune. Rated PG-13.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive by 5:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome! Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for information on accessibility.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 860-1383

Location: Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center (in Thomas Jefferson Park)

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M047 Thomas Jefferson Park 2017-10-26 2017-10-26 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.79349899291992000, -73.93669891357422000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59c175ac18c17.gif Fri, 06 Oct 2017 12:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Seniors Halloween Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/26/seniors-halloween-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/26/seniors-halloween-dance Date: October 26, 2017

Join NYC Parks and Senior Whole Health for an evening of dancing, refreshments, a costume contest, and music!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 263-1163

Location: Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

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Q401 Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center 2017-10-26 2017-10-26 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.73220062255859400, -73.86519622802734000 Wed, 30 Aug 2017 14:45:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Candlelight Ghost Tours of ‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House’]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/26/candlelight-ghost-tours-of-manhattans-most-haunted-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/26/candlelight-ghost-tours-of-manhattans-most-haunted-house Date: October 26, 2017

Seven family members died in the house; their funerals were held in the front parlor hung with black crepe. We invite you to venture into the dark and ghostly shadows of history by flickering candlelight to hear chilling tales of restless phantoms, voices calling into the night, and otherworldly occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.

Please note: Tours are 50 minutes long. Tours begin every half hour from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-26 2017-10-26 6:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:29:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure Date: October 27, 2017

Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying the children back to their humble home after their wild escapade in the forest.

Safely back at home during the Halloween season, Hansel and Gretel experience the most vivid dreams where Central Park and the Belvedere Castle serve as the backdrop for a magical explosion of music, dance and exciting encounters with a host of lovable characters. The brother and sister team once again embark on an adventure where beautiful mermaids, adorable monsters, swashbuckling pirates, charming vampires and a fabulous witch all intertwine for one unforgettable Halloween night in New York City.

Start time: 10:30 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-10-27 2017-10-27 10:30 am 11:30 am 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59e5223968e6a.png Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition Date: October 27, 2017

Step back in time to 1865, when family patriarch Seabury Tredwell died at home in his second floor bedroom. Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. Pay your last respects at his deathbed upstairs, or join the mourning in the double parlor, hung with black crepe and set for a mid-19th century funeral. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin. Then share with your friends on Instagram and Twitter. #mhmcoffin2017

Also on exhibit, Tredwell family photographs and mourning attire and accessories, including jewelry made of hair and jet, a black net veil, several bodices and shawls, and two 1870s mourning gowns.

Included with regular admission; reservations not required.

Please note: This exhibit is on view from noon to 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays and from noon to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays through Mondays, from October 5 through October 30.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-27 2017-10-27 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59bfd4eb61944.jpg Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Presents HALLOWSCREAM!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/nyc-parks-presents-hallowscream http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/nyc-parks-presents-hallowscream Date: October 27, 2017

If you dare for some scares, you'll walk through our fright walk! Chills and thrills await you in this interactive "haunted house" experience! Bring your friends or be just one: join us for the spooky fun!

RSVPs encouraged at https://hallowscream2017.eventbrite.com.

Know Before You Go

You can experience our fright walk at any point between the allotted time for the day (4-8 p.m. on Friday and 4-7 p.m. on Saturday). For your safety and others', please exercise caution during the fright walk. Participants cannot run or touch props and actors. No bags or belongings are allowed inside, so please plan accordingly. Parental discretion and supervision, especially for participants under 13, are highly recommended.

The HALLOWSCREAM! Fright Walk features frightening images and special effects, sudden movements and jump scares, loud and intense audio, varying light conditions (such as flashing lights and low visibility), and fog in a potentially physically and emotionally demanding environment. Enter at your own risk.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2017-10-27 2017-10-27 4:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.74829864502000000, -74.00219726562500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d658f7e2bcb.jpg Fri, 06 Oct 2017 17:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Gracie Mansion Halloween]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/gracie-mansion-halloween http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/gracie-mansion-halloween Date: October 27, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray are excited to invite you to Gracie Mansion Halloween! New York City families are invited to enter a ticket giveaway for a chance to win up to four (4) tickets to enjoy tricks and treats at Gracie Mansion. Guests will embark on a haunted house tour, and will leave with many fun and spooky stories to share.

How to Enter
You may enter the ticket giveaway by submitting an online entry form below or by calling 311. Entries may be submitted between Friday, October 13th at 12:00 p.m. (ET) and Tuesday, October 17th at 5:00 p.m. (ET). Late entries will not be accepted. Enter our Ticket Giveaway!

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-10-27 2017-10-27 5:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59e10e04e9d62.jpg Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:29:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Ghoulies Glow-in-the-Dark Paint Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/ghoulies-glow-in-the-dark-paint-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/ghoulies-glow-in-the-dark-paint-night Date: October 27, 2017

Join NYC Parks to create stunning masterpieces using glow-in-the-dark paints to bring out your ghoulishly creative side. Project materials will be provided.

RSVP is required; to RSVP please call (212) 447-2023 to reserve your spot or email Erica Serrano at erica.serrano@parks.nyc.gov.

Please note: This event will take place in two sessions:

5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.: Pumpkin Painting for Families (one pumpkin per family)
7:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.: Canvas Painting for Adults Only

Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility @parks.nyc.gov for more information regarding accessibility. Requests for special accommodations should be made by October 24.

Start time: 5:45 pm

End time: 8:45 pm

Contact phone: (212) 447-2023

Location: Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground)

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M164 Asser Levy Playground 2017-10-27 2017-10-27 5:45 pm 8:45 pm 40.73609924316406000, -73.97570037841797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d4ea30b66bc.png Thu, 12 Oct 2017 17:59:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Casper]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/cancelled-movies-under-the-stars-shocktober-fest-casper http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/cancelled-movies-under-the-stars-shocktober-fest-casper Date: October 27, 2017

Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film!

In this live-action feature of the animated classic, Casper (Malachi Pearson), a kind young ghost, falls in love with Kat (Christina Ricci), the teen daughter of a paranormal expert (Bill Pullman). But their budding relationship is complicated not only by his transparent state, but also by his troublemaking apparition uncles and their mischievous antics.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 6:00 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Leif Ericson Park

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B052 Leif Ericson Park 2017-10-27 2017-10-27 6:00 pm 7:45 pm 40.63100051879900000, -74.01219940185500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57ea9c8151e04.jpg Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Shoctoberfest - Poltergeist (1982)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/movies-under-the-stars-shoctoberfest-poltergeist-1982 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/movies-under-the-stars-shoctoberfest-poltergeist-1982 Date: October 27, 2017

Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film!

This classic supernatural horror focuses on a family whose home is invaded by malevolent ghosts that abduct the family's younger daughter. Directed by horror icon, Tobe Hooper and written & produced by Steven Spielberg, this film stars Craig T. Nelson (PARENTHOOD), JoBeth Williams (KRAMER VS. KRAMER), Dominique Dunne (THE SHADOW RIDERS) and Heather O’Rourke (POLTERGEIST II).

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 6:00 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-965-8942

Location: Sunset Park

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B087 Sunset Park 2017-10-27 2017-10-27 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.64791488647461000, -74.00363922119140000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d3e7265a34b.jpg Wed, 04 Oct 2017 09:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Ghostbusters (1984)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/movies-under-the-stars-ghostbusters-1984 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/movies-under-the-stars-ghostbusters-1984 Date: October 27, 2017

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Unemployed parapsychologists devise a system for neutralizing ghosts when New York City comes under attack from supernatural demons.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 5:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

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Q401 Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center 2017-10-27 2017-10-27 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.73220062255859400, -73.86519622802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d7e35939815.jpg Fri, 06 Oct 2017 16:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Second Annual Halloween Movie Night]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/second-annual-halloween-movie-night http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/second-annual-halloween-movie-night Date: October 27, 2017

Join us for our youth and family friendly movie night featuring Toy Story's Tower of Terror beginning at 6:00 p.m. in Ocean Breeze Park. In the event of inclement weather, the movie will be shown in the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex. We invite youngsters to come dressed in costume!

After the children's movie showing, at 7:30 p.m., Ocean Breeze will host a Halloween movie suitable for older audiences. The film is to be announced.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-351-7923

Location: Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park)

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R149 Ocean Breeze Park 2017-10-27 2017-10-27 6:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.58308416455600000, -74.07519626617400000 Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:00:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Haunted Lantern Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/haunted-lantern-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/haunted-lantern-tours Date: October 27, 2017

Join the Urban Park Rangers on an outdoor, haunted tour of the historic Water Battery at Fort Totten Park. Please be in line on Shore Road by 8:00 p.m. for guaranteed admittance.

Be prepared to be scared!

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Water Battery Gate (in Fort Totten Park)

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-10-27 2017-10-27 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.79522696669800000, -73.77639961242700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59ca786a89241.jpg Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Candlelight Ghost Tours of ‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House’]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/candlelight-ghost-tours-of-manhattans-most-haunted-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/candlelight-ghost-tours-of-manhattans-most-haunted-house Date: October 27, 2017

Seven family members died in the house; their funerals were held in the front parlor hung with black crepe. We invite you to venture into the dark and ghostly shadows of history by flickering candlelight to hear chilling tales of restless phantoms, voices calling into the night, and otherworldly occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.

Please note: Tours are 50 minutes long. Tours begin every half hour from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-27 2017-10-27 6:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:29:52 EDT
<![CDATA[WBO Haunted House]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/wbo-haunted-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/wbo-haunted-house Date: October 27, 2017

Be prepared to be scared! This event is geared towards people 10 years old and older. Venture through our Haunted House - you are likely to run into zombies, ghosts, vampires, and spiders. Make sure you are ready to scream!

Our annual Pumpkin Party for children 10 years old and younger will be held on Halloween 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-10-27 2017-10-27 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f420b36d1f3.jpg Mon, 02 Oct 2017 09:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Ghostly Intimations Screening]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/ghostly-intimations http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/ghostly-intimations Date: October 27, 2017

Get Spooked at Fort Wadsworth! Featuring presentations exploring the fringes of photography, Victorian art, and occult phenomena.

Join us at Fort Wadsworth for a screening and talk with the directors of Cropsey. A cocktail reception will be held at the Alice Austen House at 10:00 p.m.

Please note: This event starts at Fort Wadsworth, 20 New York Avenue, Staten Island and ends at the Alice Austen House.

Register and purchase tickets at aliceausten.org/ghostly.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

Location: Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park),Fort Wadsworth

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2017-10-27 2017-10-27 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000; 40.60207870000000000, -74.05436820000000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d686c140c69.jpg Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:14:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Ghostly Intimations Reception]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/ghostly-intimations-reception http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/27/ghostly-intimations-reception Date: October 27, 2017

Following the screening of Cropsey at Fort Wadsworth, join us for cocktails at Alice Austen House with special guest bartenders from Bin 5.

Must be 21 and older to attend.

Register and purchase ticket at aliceausten.org/ghostly.

Start time: 10:00 pm

End time: 0:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 816-4506

Location: Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park)

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R117 Alice Austen Park 2017-10-27 2017-10-27 10:00 pm 0:00 am 40.61460113525390600, -74.06310272216797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d686c140c69.jpg Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:14:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Harlem Grown's Halloween Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/harlem-growns-halloween-festival1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/harlem-growns-halloween-festival1 Date: October 28, 2017

Our Halloween Festival is our most fun day of the year! We close out our season with a bang and our community comes out in their best costumes! Family friendly activities may include face painting, pumpkin decorating, cooking demo, and a spooky maze! Of course, there will be plenty of healthy treats as well!

Community Partners: Health Ade Kombucha, Island Photography, Columbia NEED Lab

Our three farm locations are:

  • 134th Street Farm at 118 W 134th Street
  • 131st Street Farm at 34 W 131st Street
  • 127th Street Farm at 77 W 127th Street

Activities for each location will be announced closer to our event date!

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 870-0113

Location: Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm

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2017-10-28 2017-10-28 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.81401870000000000, -73.94272870000000000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:29:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Halloween Harvest Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/halloween-harvest-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/halloween-harvest-festival Date: October 28, 2017

The Socrates season always goes out with a BANG with our Halloween Harvest Festival! This year’s theme is Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead with vibrant performance and music presented by Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York, which has been sharing Mexican heritage and culture with the NYC community for more than 30 years.

Join us for spooky costume- and art-making with Socrates artists, fantastical face-painting with Agostino Arts, and add your mementos and relics to ancestral altars set up throughout the landscape. Urban Shaman Mama Donna will be offering harvest animal blessings for your pets, and if your pooch is in costume you can participate in a Socrates tradition – our annual Dog Costume Contest with fun prizes and local judges, including Château le Woof! Todos están bienvenidos a participar en este festival inspirado por el Dia de los Muertos, una celebración Mexicana que honora los muertos.

Presented in partnership with Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Nueva York.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 956-1819

Location: Socrates Sculpture Park

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Q465 Socrates Sculpture Park 2017-10-28 2017-10-28 11:00 am 3:00 pm 40.76839087611100000, -73.93660759925800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/594aaf866a48e.jpg Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[Pumpkin Painting (Brooklyn)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/pumpkin-painting-brooklyn http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/pumpkin-painting-brooklyn Date: October 28, 2017

It's that time of year to use your creative chops and turn pumpkins into festive decorations. GreenThumb will have pumpkins and paint ready - please bring any other supplies and decorations to add to the beauty of your seasonal creation. This is a great workshop for the whole family!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5300

Location: Berry Street Garden

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2017-10-28 2017-10-28 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.71343211626500000, -73.96373920370500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/599d9bc01467f.jpg Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:29:51 EDT
<![CDATA[Harlem Grown's Halloween Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/harlem-growns-halloween-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/harlem-growns-halloween-festival Date: October 28, 2017

Our Halloween Festival is our end of year celebration and the funnest day of the year! We end our season with a bang, and our community comes out in their best costumes! There will be family friend fun, games, and healthy treats!

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 870-0113

Location: Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm

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2017-10-28 2017-10-28 11:00 am 2:00 pm 40.81401870000000000, -73.94272870000000000 Fri, 25 Aug 2017 15:29:50 EDT
<![CDATA[19th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/19th-annual-great-pupkin-dog-costume-contest http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/19th-annual-great-pupkin-dog-costume-contest Date: October 28, 2017

Time for the annual festooning of Brooklyn's dogs! The 19th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest is guaranteed to blow your mind and embarrass your dog.

For more info, visit fortgreenepups.org/the-great-pupkin.

Pre-registration for those who want to enter the contest opens on Eventbrite on October 1! As always, the show is free to watch.

To volunteer, please email Shalwyn Ullah at sullah@fortgreenepark.org.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: NW plaza performance mounds (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2017-10-28 2017-10-28 11:30 am 1:00 pm 40.69246560044900000, -73.97655344009400000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d3f60fc0f40.jpg Thu, 12 Oct 2017 17:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[Halloween Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/halloween-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/halloween-festival Date: October 28, 2017

Join us for a free day of spooky family fun. Highlights include live entertainment, inflatables, interactive games, a hay ride, a hay maze/pumpkin patch, costume contests, and free goodie bags!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-4793

Location: Parade Grounds (in Fort Totten Park)

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-10-28 2017-10-28 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.79159927368164000, -73.77600097656250000 Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:44:56 EDT
<![CDATA[17th Annual Fort Greene Park Halloween Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/17th-annual-fort-greene-park-halloween-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/17th-annual-fort-greene-park-halloween-festival Date: October 28, 2017

Get your costumes ready and come to Fort Greene Park on Saturday, October 28 for the 17th Annual Halloween Festival!

This year, the festival will feature rides, face-painting, Halloween crafts, games, giveaways, live music from Astrograss, a pumpkin patch, temporary tattoos, and more... ALL FOR FREE!

Don't miss the 19th Annual PUPkin Dog Costume Contest at 11:30 a.m.!

Rain date will be on Sunday, October 29.

Want to help out?
Volunteer for set up in the morning or run a station at the main event.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Central Lawn (in Fort Greene Park)

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B032 Fort Greene Park 2017-10-28 2017-10-28 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.69038712179300000, -73.97445058822600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d3e50e5f3bf.JPG Thu, 12 Oct 2017 17:29:55 EDT
<![CDATA[“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition Date: October 28, 2017

Step back in time to 1865, when family patriarch Seabury Tredwell died at home in his second floor bedroom. Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. Pay your last respects at his deathbed upstairs, or join the mourning in the double parlor, hung with black crepe and set for a mid-19th century funeral. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin. Then share with your friends on Instagram and Twitter. #mhmcoffin2017

Also on exhibit, Tredwell family photographs and mourning attire and accessories, including jewelry made of hair and jet, a black net veil, several bodices and shawls, and two 1870s mourning gowns.

Included with regular admission; reservations not required.

Please note: This exhibit is on view from noon to 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays and from noon to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays through Mondays, from October 5 through October 30.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-28 2017-10-28 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59bfd4eb61944.jpg Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Halloween Party and Hocus Pocus Movie Screening]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/halloween-party http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/halloween-party Date: October 28, 2017

Join us for a day of Halloween-themed fun! Activities include crafts, games, music, giveaways, Transformation Face Painting with Agostino Arts, and more!

We'll also be hosting a movie night at dusk; join us for a screening of Hocus Pocus!

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Athens Square

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Q436 Athens Square 2017-10-28 2017-10-28 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.76770019531250000, -73.92250061035156000 Fri, 06 Oct 2017 16:30:03 EDT
<![CDATA[Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure Date: October 28, 2017

Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying the children back to their humble home after their wild escapade in the forest.

Safely back at home during the Halloween season, Hansel and Gretel experience the most vivid dreams where Central Park and the Belvedere Castle serve as the backdrop for a magical explosion of music, dance and exciting encounters with a host of lovable characters. The brother and sister team once again embark on an adventure where beautiful mermaids, adorable monsters, swashbuckling pirates, charming vampires and a fabulous witch all intertwine for one unforgettable Halloween night in New York City.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-10-28 2017-10-28 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59e520a3c4c99.png Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Haunted House at the Queens Farm]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/haunted-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/haunted-house Date: October 28, 2017

Prepare for a scare inside our haunted barn! This ghoulish adventure is the perfect way to put you in the Halloween spirit. Hayrides, mulled cider, Halloween treats, and apples will be sold. This event is recommended for children ages six to 12. Adults will find it creepy too!

Dates and Times

  • Saturday, Oct 28, 2017, 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - $4 per person, all ages (adults and children)
  • Sunday, Oct 29, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - $20 admission fee as part of our Children's Fall Festival**
  • Sunday, Oct 29, 2017, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - $4 per person, all ages (adults and children)**

**(On Sun, Oct 29, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. to 7pm, the Haunted House will be included with $20 admission to our Children's Fall Festival. From 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., farm admission is free and Haunted House admission is $4.)

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 347-3276

Location: Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park)

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Q453 Queens Farm Park 2017-10-28 2017-10-28 1:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.74779129028300000, -73.72227478027300000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:44:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Gracie Mansion Halloween]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/gracie-mansion-halloween http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/gracie-mansion-halloween Date: October 28, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray are excited to invite you to Gracie Mansion Halloween! New York City families are invited to enter a ticket giveaway for a chance to win up to four (4) tickets to enjoy tricks and treats at Gracie Mansion. Guests will embark on a haunted house tour, and will leave with many fun and spooky stories to share.

How to Enter the Ticket Giveaway
You may enter the ticket giveaway by submitting an online entry form below or by calling 311. Entries may be submitted between Friday, October 13th at 12:00 p.m. (ET) and Tuesday, October 17th at 5:00 p.m. (ET). Late entries will not be accepted. Enter our Ticket Giveaway!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-10-28 2017-10-28 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59e10e04e9d62.jpg Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Kids Halloween Party]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/kids-halloween-party http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/kids-halloween-party Date: October 28, 2017

Enjoy a fun afternoon Halloween gathering for kids in our decorated garden. Some games, candy, and a piñata.

Rain date: Sunday, 10/29.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 370-1099

Location: Mobilization for Change Community Garden

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2017-10-28 2017-10-28 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.79970169067400000, -73.96219635009800000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[NYC Parks Presents HALLOWSCREAM!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/nyc-parks-presents-hallowscream http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/nyc-parks-presents-hallowscream Date: October 28, 2017

If you dare for some scares, you'll walk through our fright walk! Chills and thrills await you in this interactive "haunted house" experience! Bring your friends or be just one: join us for the spooky fun!

RSVPs encouraged at https://hallowscream2017.eventbrite.com.

Know Before You Go

You can experience our fright walk at any point between the allotted time for the day (4-8 p.m. on Friday and 4-7 p.m. on Saturday). For your safety and others', please exercise caution during the fright walk. Participants cannot run or touch props and actors. No bags or belongings are allowed inside, so please plan accordingly. Parental discretion and supervision, especially for participants under 13, are highly recommended.

The HALLOWSCREAM! Fright Walk features frightening images and special effects, sudden movements and jump scares, loud and intense audio, varying light conditions (such as flashing lights and low visibility), and fog in a potentially physically and emotionally demanding environment. Enter at your own risk.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2017-10-28 2017-10-28 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.74829864502000000, -74.00219726562500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d658f7e2bcb.jpg Fri, 06 Oct 2017 17:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - The Rocky Horror Picture Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/movies-under-the-stars-shocktober-fest-the-rocky-horror-picture-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/movies-under-the-stars-shocktober-fest-the-rocky-horror-picture-show Date: October 28, 2017

Join NYC Parks for free, spoofy horror movies in our city's parks!

In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a scientist who cross dresses. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker (Meat Loaf) and a creepy butler (Richard O'Brien). Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named "Rocky." Rated R.

The event also features a costume contest and trivia!

Know Before You Go
You should come before 6:00 p.m. to get your spot. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair, as there is a limited supply of chairs reserved for seniors or people with disabilities. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first served basis. Sign-up for pre-movie activities at the link below.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: McCarren Park Pool Deck (in McCarren Park)

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B058 McCarren Park 2017-10-28 2017-10-28 6:00 pm 7:45 pm 40.72016525268555000, -73.94971466064453000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56018db46e7ec.jpg Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Monsters, Inc. (2001)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/movies-under-the-stars-monsters-inc-2001 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/movies-under-the-stars-monsters-inc-2001 Date: October 28, 2017

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!

A little, unsuspecting girl befriends two monsters.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive by 5:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome! Contact (212) 360-1430 or accessibility@parks.nyc.gov for information on accessibility.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 234-9603

Location: Hansborough Pool and Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center)

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M131 Hansborough Recreation Center 2017-10-28 2017-10-28 6:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.81280136108400000, -73.93930053710900000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59c17683d32b3.gif Fri, 06 Oct 2017 12:00:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Hocus Pocus]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/movies-under-the-stars-hocus-pocus http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/movies-under-the-stars-hocus-pocus Date: October 28, 2017

Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film.

Three 17th-century witches, hanged for their murderous crimes, are resurrected on Halloween in modern-day Salem by an unsuspecting boy, who must now figure out how to get them back in the ground.

Know Before You Go
You should arrive before 5:30 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 393-7370

Location: Athens Square

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Q436 Athens Square 2017-10-28 2017-10-28 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.76770019531250000, -73.92250061035156000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d7e1c6f086c.jpg Fri, 06 Oct 2017 16:45:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Ghostbusters (2016)]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/movies-under-the-stars-shocktoberfest-ghostbusters-2016 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/movies-under-the-stars-shocktoberfest-ghostbusters-2016 Date: October 28, 2017

Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film!

Based on the wildly successful 1982 film, this hilarious remake is recast with some of the funniest women in television as the paranormal investigating team. This wonderful comedy follows paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert (Kristen Wiig) and Abby Yates (Melissa McCarthy), nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon), and subway worker Patty Tolan (Leslie Jones) after a supernatural invasion of Manhattan. They band together to stop the otherworldly threat and save the city.

Know Before You Go:
You should come before 6:00 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 965-8942

Location: Bensonhurst Park

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B007 Bensonhurst Park 2017-10-28 2017-10-28 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.59730148315400000, -74.00080108642600000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d3e9ddcf01a.jpg Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Haunted Lantern Tours]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/haunted-lantern-tours http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/haunted-lantern-tours Date: October 28, 2017

Join the Urban Park Rangers on an outdoor, haunted tour of the historic Water Battery at Fort Totten Park. Please be in line on Shore Road by 8:00 p.m. for guaranteed admittance.

Be prepared to be scared!

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Water Battery Gate (in Fort Totten Park)

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-10-28 2017-10-28 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.79522696669800000, -73.77639961242700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59ca786a89241.jpg Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:00:07 EDT
<![CDATA[Candlelight Ghost Tours of ‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House’]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/candlelight-ghost-tours-of-manhattans-most-haunted-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/candlelight-ghost-tours-of-manhattans-most-haunted-house Date: October 28, 2017

Seven family members died in the house; their funerals were held in the front parlor hung with black crepe. We invite you to venture into the dark and ghostly shadows of history by flickering candlelight to hear chilling tales of restless phantoms, voices calling into the night, and otherworldly occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.

Please note: Tours are 50 minutes long. Tours begin every half hour from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-28 2017-10-28 6:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:29:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Ghosts of Conference House]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/ghosts-of-conference-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/28/ghosts-of-conference-house Date: October 28, 2017

Is Conference House Park Staten Island's most haunted park? Find out on a nighttime hike through an ancient burial ground and into the Conference House.

Registration is required for this program. To register, visit our Urban Park Rangers Registration page; registration opens on October 18.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)

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R006 Conference House Park 2017-10-28 2017-10-28 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.50255203247100000, -74.25181579589800000 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Bayside Historical Society 16th Annual Totten Trot 5K Halloween Hustle]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/bayside-historical-society-16th-annual-totten-trot-5k-halloween-hustle http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/bayside-historical-society-16th-annual-totten-trot-5k-halloween-hustle Date: October 29, 2017

Join Bayside Historical Society for a 5K at the beautiful waterfront course in and around historic Fort Totten Park!

Cash prizes will be given for overall winners; goody bags, raffles, and post-race breakfast for all participants.

Check in begins at 7:30 a.m.; the race starts at 9:00 a.m. There will be a free Kids Fun Run at 10 a.m.

How to Register

To sign up for the Annual Totten Trot 5K Halloween Hustle, please visit baysidehistorical.org.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-1548

Location: 208 Totten Avenue (in Fort Totten Park)

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2017-10-29 2017-10-29 9:00 am 11:00 am 40.79270172119140600, -73.77989959716797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d7a5b5a7369.jpg Fri, 06 Oct 2017 17:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Children's Fall Festival]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/childrens-fall-festival http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/childrens-fall-festival Date: October 29, 2017

Dress in costume for this fall celebration! Kids will love our bounce houses, traditional games, pie-eating contests, and cartoon character look-alikes. Boogie down to live country western music, take an autumn hayride, visit the Haunted House, and enjoy a pony ride and farm animals.

Stop by the Con Edison Ecology booth for free kids' crafts and recycling tips. There will be food vendors on the farm all day.

Add to the fun with a visit to The Amazing Maize Maze! (additional fees apply)

Planning Your Visit

  • Free event parking is available until the lot is full.
  • There is no ATM on site, so please plan accordingly.

Photo credit QCFM.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 347-3276

Location: Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park)

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Q453 Queens Farm Park 2017-10-29 2017-10-29 11:00 am 4:00 pm 40.74779129028300000, -73.72227478027300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59b9840e106fd.jpg Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:15:05 EDT
<![CDATA[2nd Annual "Batty Over Halloween" Celebration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/2nd-annual-batty-over-halloween-celebration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/2nd-annual-batty-over-halloween-celebration Date: October 29, 2017

Central Astoria LDC is pleased to announce the Second Annual "Batty Over Halloween" Celebration!

Join the festivities on the Great Lawn at Astoria Park for a day filled with music, puppets, cotton candy, balloon twisting, face painting, munchkin pumpkins, and much more.



Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 728-7820

Location: Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park)

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Q004 Astoria Park 2017-10-29 2017-10-29 12:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.77815603022100000, -73.92440688610100000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:59:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Halloween at the Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/halloween-at-the-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/halloween-at-the-garden Date: October 29, 2017

Make a seasonal botanical craft, see a magic show, and meet and take pictures with Flora, Queens Botanical Garden’s friendly mascot! Show off your Halloween costume and bring your trick-or-treat bags!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2017-10-29 2017-10-29 12:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.75149917602539000, -73.82620239257812000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59a5b66f86922.JPG Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition Date: October 29, 2017

Step back in time to 1865, when family patriarch Seabury Tredwell died at home in his second floor bedroom. Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. Pay your last respects at his deathbed upstairs, or join the mourning in the double parlor, hung with black crepe and set for a mid-19th century funeral. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin. Then share with your friends on Instagram and Twitter. #mhmcoffin2017

Also on exhibit, Tredwell family photographs and mourning attire and accessories, including jewelry made of hair and jet, a black net veil, several bodices and shawls, and two 1870s mourning gowns.

Included with regular admission; reservations not required.

Please note: This exhibit is on view from noon to 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays and from noon to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays through Mondays, from October 5 through October 30.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-29 2017-10-29 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59bfd4eb61944.jpg Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[North Shore Pumpkin Patch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/pumpkin-patch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/pumpkin-patch Date: October 29, 2017

Enjoy the festive Halloween season with your very own local pumpkin patch! See the community garden decked out for Halloween, where you can pick up a pumpkin or enjoy arts & crafts and more while supplies last.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (917) 273-3146

Location: Joe Holzka Community Garden

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2017-10-29 2017-10-29 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.63449859619140600, -74.12169647216797000 Thu, 05 Oct 2017 12:44:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Gracie Mansion Halloween]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/gracie-mansion-halloween http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/gracie-mansion-halloween Date: October 29, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray are excited to invite you to Gracie Mansion Halloween! New York City families are invited to enter a ticket giveaway for a chance to win up to four (4) tickets to enjoy tricks and treats at Gracie Mansion. Guests will embark on a haunted house tour, and will leave with many fun and spooky stories to share.

How to Enter the Ticket Giveaway
You may enter the ticket giveaway by submitting an online entry form below or by calling 311. Entries may be submitted between Friday, October 13th at 12:00 p.m. (ET) and Tuesday, October 17th at 5:00 p.m. (ET). Late entries will not be accepted. Enter the ticket giveaway!

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park)

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M081 Carl Schurz Park 2017-10-29 2017-10-29 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.77600097656250000, -73.94309997558594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59e10e04e9d62.jpg Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure Date: October 29, 2017

Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying the children back to their humble home after their wild escapade in the forest.

Safely back at home during the Halloween season, Hansel and Gretel experience the most vivid dreams where Central Park and the Belvedere Castle serve as the backdrop for a magical explosion of music, dance and exciting encounters with a host of lovable characters. The brother and sister team once again embark on an adventure where beautiful mermaids, adorable monsters, swashbuckling pirates, charming vampires and a fabulous witch all intertwine for one unforgettable Halloween night in New York City.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-10-29 2017-10-29 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59e520a3c4c99.png Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Annual Dog Run Halloween Party]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/annual-dog-run-halloween-party http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/annual-dog-run-halloween-party Date: October 29, 2017

Things are getting spooky at the WSP Dog Run! Join dozens of pups and their owners for a day of Halloween fun. Get your dog dressed in their best costume and head on over to the Large Dog Run. Prizes and treats will be awarded to the best costumes for dogs and owners.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Large Dog Run (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-10-29 2017-10-29 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.73101091338100000, -73.99882793426500000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d548afb5352.png Fri, 06 Oct 2017 12:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[Halloween Costume Contest and Mini Parade]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/halloween-costume-contest-and-mini-parade http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/halloween-costume-contest-and-mini-parade Date: October 29, 2017

Roll out that great Halloween costume early for our Park Slope Parents sponsored Costume Contest and Mini Parade – perfect for anyone who can’t stay up past 6:30 p.m.! Let your creativity fly!

Arrive at 3:00 p.m. to sign up for a category! Mini-parade around the park with members of our fave Halloween marching band, Paprika!

2017 Halloween Costume Contest Awards

  • Boo Baby Award
  • Best Infant up to 12 months
  • Hot Wheels Award
  • Best Stroller/Wagon/Pram
  • The Creature Award
  • Best Animal
  • Greenest Ghoul Award
  • Best Use of Recycled/Green Materials
  • Infinity & Beyond Award
  • Best Sci-Fi
  • Howling Hipster Award
  • Best Pop Culture
  • Devilish Duo Award
  • Best Couple
  • Ghostly Group Award
  • Best Group/Family/Ensemble
  • Big Apple Award
  • Best NYC
  • Old School Award
  • Best Classic Halloween
  • Grownup Gruesome Award
  • Best in Show for Adults
  • Best in Show for Kids
  • Whippersnapper Award
  • Utterly Awesome Award
  • Best of Show/Most Creative

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 7683195

Location: Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)

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B111 J.J. Byrne Playground 2017-10-29 2017-10-29 3:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.67293930053711000, -73.98460388183594000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d65c4e489be.jpg Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Halloween Pumpkin Flotilla]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/halloween-pumpkin-flotilla http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/halloween-pumpkin-flotilla Date: October 29, 2017

Bring the whole family and celebrate Halloween in Central Park. Enjoy pumpkin carving, Halloween crafts, spooky stories, a costume parade, and most of all the Conservancy’s signature Pumpkin Flotilla, which sets sail across the Harlem Meer at twilight!

This event is free and open to all ages. Tickets are not required.

Schedule of Events

4:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. - Pumpkin Drop Off*, Pumpkin Carving by Hugh McMahon. Halloween Crafts, Spooky Stories with Story Laurie
6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Halloween Costume Parade
6:30 p.m. - Pumpkin Flotilla Launch

*Pumpkin Flotilla Guidelines:

Get a pumpkin: Bring a pumpkin that weighs about 8 pounds after it’s carved – that’s approximately the size of a soccer ball. Mini or extra-large pumpkins cannot be accepted for the flotilla.

Get creative: All pumpkins must come with tops and be gutted and carved at home. Jack-o’-lanterns with artificial decorations, such as paint, glitter, marker, food dye, paper, plastic, light bulbs, candles, or floats cannot be accepted for the flotilla. A light and floating device will be provided when you register your jack-o’-lantern at the event.

Drop off your pumpkin: We will have a designated drop-off area near the Dana Discovery Center between 4:00 pm and 5:45 pm. Space in the flotilla is limited to 50 pumpkins and is first come, first served. Please make sure your creation meets all the requirements.

MEMBERS-ONLY PERK
pre-register online to reserve space in the flotilla for your pumpkin by Friday, October 27. Please note: Only one pumpkin per household and please bring your membership card.

Watch the Harlem Meer get spooky! Once the activities are finished at twilight (about 6:30 pm), find a spot along the edge of the Harlem Meer and watch as the jack-o’-lanterns float by in New York’s largest pumpkin flotilla!

Please note: Pumpkins in our flotilla cannot be returned. Thank you for your contribution to our event.

For more information about the Halloween Pumpkin Flotilla, please call the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center at (212) 860-1370.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Harlem Meer (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-10-29 2017-10-29 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.79731057762900000, -73.95351123809800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59e66031ea817.jpg Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Haunted House at the Queens Farm]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/haunted-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/haunted-house Date: October 29, 2017

Prepare for a scare inside our haunted barn! This ghoulish adventure is the perfect way to put you in the Halloween spirit. Hayrides, mulled cider, Halloween treats, and apples will be sold. This event is recommended for children ages six to 12. Adults will find it creepy too!

Dates and Times

  • Saturday, Oct 28, 2017, 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - $4 per person, all ages (adults and children)
  • Sunday, Oct 29, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - $20 admission fee as part of our Children's Fall Festival**
  • Sunday, Oct 29, 2017, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - $4 per person, all ages (adults and children)**

**(On Sun, Oct 29, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. to 7pm, the Haunted House will be included with $20 admission to our Children's Fall Festival. From 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., farm admission is free and Haunted House admission is $4.)

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 347-3276

Location: Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park)

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Q453 Queens Farm Park 2017-10-29 2017-10-29 4:00 pm 7:00 pm 40.74779129028300000, -73.72227478027300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59e631786624e.jpg Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:44:53 EDT
<![CDATA[Candlelight Ghost Tours of ‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House’]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/candlelight-ghost-tours-of-manhattans-most-haunted-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/29/candlelight-ghost-tours-of-manhattans-most-haunted-house Date: October 29, 2017

Seven family members died in the house; their funerals were held in the front parlor hung with black crepe. We invite you to venture into the dark and ghostly shadows of history by flickering candlelight to hear chilling tales of restless phantoms, voices calling into the night, and otherworldly occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.

Please note: Tours are 50 minutes long. Tours begin every half hour from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-29 2017-10-29 6:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:29:52 EDT
<![CDATA[“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/30/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/30/truly-we-live-in-a-dying-world-a-19thcentury-home-in-mourning-exhibition Date: October 30, 2017

Step back in time to 1865, when family patriarch Seabury Tredwell died at home in his second floor bedroom. Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. Pay your last respects at his deathbed upstairs, or join the mourning in the double parlor, hung with black crepe and set for a mid-19th century funeral. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin. Then share with your friends on Instagram and Twitter. #mhmcoffin2017

Also on exhibit, Tredwell family photographs and mourning attire and accessories, including jewelry made of hair and jet, a black net veil, several bodices and shawls, and two 1870s mourning gowns.

Included with regular admission; reservations not required.

Please note: This exhibit is on view from noon to 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays and from noon to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays through Mondays, from October 5 through October 30.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-30 2017-10-30 12:00 pm 5:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59bfd4eb61944.jpg Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Candlelight Ghost Tours of ‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House’]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/30/candlelight-ghost-tours-of-manhattans-most-haunted-house http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/30/candlelight-ghost-tours-of-manhattans-most-haunted-house Date: October 30, 2017

Seven family members died in the house; their funerals were held in the front parlor hung with black crepe. We invite you to venture into the dark and ghostly shadows of history by flickering candlelight to hear chilling tales of restless phantoms, voices calling into the night, and otherworldly occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.

Please note: Tours are 50 minutes long. Tours begin every half hour from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-1089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-30 2017-10-30 6:30 pm 9:30 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:29:52 EDT
<![CDATA[Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/31/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/31/hansel-gretels-halloween-adventure1 Date: October 31, 2017

Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying the children back to their humble home after their wild escapade in the forest.

Safely back at home during the Halloween season, Hansel and Gretel experience the most vivid dreams where Central Park and the Belvedere Castle serve as the backdrop for a magical explosion of music, dance and exciting encounters with a host of lovable characters. The brother and sister team once again embark on an adventure where beautiful mermaids, adorable monsters, swashbuckling pirates, charming vampires and a fabulous witch all intertwine for one unforgettable Halloween night in New York City.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212)988-9093

Location: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2017-10-31 2017-10-31 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 40.78250122070312500, -73.96559906005860000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59e525ea4aa36.png Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:44:53 EDT
<![CDATA[A Haunting We Will Go]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/31/a-haunting-we-will-go http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/31/a-haunting-we-will-go Date: October 31, 2017

Enjoy a frightful time with bugs, snakes, ghosts, goblins, and the Urban Park Rangers. An event that is fun for all ages!

Costumes and bravery welcome.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Cedar Grove Avenue and Seafoam Street (in Great Kills Park)

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R016 Great Kills Park 2017-10-31 2017-10-31 3:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.56348050000000000, -74.09853020000000000 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:15:01 EDT
<![CDATA[27th Annual Kids Halloween Parade]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/31/27th-annual-kids-halloween-parade http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/31/27th-annual-kids-halloween-parade Date: October 31, 2017

NYU and Manhattan Community Board 2 invite you to join the 27th Annual Children’s Halloween Parade, the city’s largest free children’s event on Halloween Day!

Parents and children are invited to gather at the fountain in Washington Square Park by 3:00 pm.

After the parade, free trick-or-treat bags, games, and rides will await the children on West 3rd Street between LaGuardia Place and Mercer Street.

More information about this event can be found at the NYU Community website.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: The fountain (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2017-10-31 2017-10-31 3:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.73083205069600000, -73.99746000766800000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d549a757994.png Fri, 06 Oct 2017 12:15:02 EDT
<![CDATA[WBO Pumpkin Party]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/31/wbo-pumpkin-party http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/31/wbo-pumpkin-party Date: October 31, 2017

This year the Pumpkin Party will have arts and crafts, carnival games, photo ops, and feel boxes.

Come create your own work and compete in a carnival game to win a prize. You can take a nice family picture at our photo op. Then feel worms, brains, and intestines in our feel boxes.

Guess the weight of our pumpkin for a prize!

This event is for children 10 years old and younger.

The Haunted House will be held on Friday October 27 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

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X104 Williamsbridge Oval 2017-10-31 2017-10-31 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.87669691244100000, -73.87855219841000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/57f41e6809b25.jpg Mon, 02 Oct 2017 09:29:59 EDT
<![CDATA[Tales from the Crypt: Horror on Hallowe’en]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/31/tales-from-the-crypt-horror-on-halloween http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/31/tales-from-the-crypt-horror-on-halloween Date: October 31, 2017

Patriarch Seabury Tredwell has died. His coffin sits in the front parlor surrounded by lilies and flickering candles; black crepe covers the mirrors. Join us for dramatic readings from the darkest of 19th Gothic literature and true ghost stories of the unsettling and unexplainable as reported by museum visitors.

Start time: 6:30 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 777-089

Location: Merchant's House Museum

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M318 Merchant's House Museum 2017-10-31 2017-10-31 6:30 pm 8:00 pm 40.72769927978515600, -73.99230194091797000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59bfe093ba267.jpg Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:45:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/01/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/01/recycle-to-art Date: November 1, 2017

Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.

October: Halloween Masks out of Stock Card Paper
November: Dried Orange Peel Arts/Crafts Bracelet
December: Spin Drum Crafts

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-11-01 2017-11-01 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[The Visitation: An Immersive Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/03/the-visitation-an-immersive-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/03/the-visitation-an-immersive-experience Date: November 3, 2017

THE VISITATION
a new immersive theater experience
in the oldest house in NYC

1682
child
mother
father
servant
priest
a young girl’s claim of witchcraft. the search for truth.
in a small dark house, there are no secrets.

THREE NIGHTS ONLY
Friday, November 3 at 8PM
Saturday, November 4 at 7PM
Sunday, November 5 at 7PM

THE WYCKOFF HOUSE
5816 Clarendon Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11203

by Michael Bontatibus
directed by Drew Gregory
stage managed by Cati Pishal
line produced by Jenny Gorelick

featuring: Ben Gougeon, Brian Evans, Daniel Harray, Rae Haas, and Virginia Logan.

f.a.q.
-Audiences are not seated and expected to move throughout the performance venue. The house is one story, but requires short steps to get between certain rooms. Opportunities to sit for patrons that require it.
-There is a mandatory coat & bag check.
-All tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door.
-No food or drink permitted in the venue.
-Content is suitable for 18+.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2017-11-03 2017-11-03 8:00 pm 10:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d2747bb64f5.jpg Mon, 02 Oct 2017 13:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[The Visitation: An Immersive Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/04/the-visitation-an-immersive-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/04/the-visitation-an-immersive-experience Date: November 4, 2017

THE VISITATION
a new immersive theater experience
in the oldest house in NYC

1682
child
mother
father
servant
priest
a young girl’s claim of witchcraft. the search for truth.
in a small dark house, there are no secrets.

THREE NIGHTS ONLY
Friday, November 3 at 8PM
Saturday, November 4 at 7PM
Sunday, November 5 at 7PM

THE WYCKOFF HOUSE
5816 Clarendon Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11203

by Michael Bontatibus
directed by Drew Gregory
stage managed by Cati Pishal
line produced by Jenny Gorelick

featuring: Ben Gougeon, Brian Evans, Daniel Harray, Rae Haas, and Virginia Logan.

f.a.q.
-Audiences are not seated and expected to move throughout the performance venue. The house is one story, but requires short steps to get between certain rooms. Opportunities to sit for patrons that require it.
-There is a mandatory coat & bag check.
-All tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door.
-No food or drink permitted in the venue.
-Content is suitable for 18+.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2017-11-04 2017-11-04 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d2747bb64f5.jpg Mon, 02 Oct 2017 13:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[The Visitation: An Immersive Experience]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/05/the-visitation-an-immersive-experience http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/05/the-visitation-an-immersive-experience Date: November 5, 2017

THE VISITATION
a new immersive theater experience
in the oldest house in NYC

1682
child
mother
father
servant
priest
a young girl’s claim of witchcraft. the search for truth.
in a small dark house, there are no secrets.

THREE NIGHTS ONLY
Friday, November 3 at 8PM
Saturday, November 4 at 7PM
Sunday, November 5 at 7PM

THE WYCKOFF HOUSE
5816 Clarendon Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11203

by Michael Bontatibus
directed by Drew Gregory
stage managed by Cati Pishal
line produced by Jenny Gorelick

featuring: Ben Gougeon, Brian Evans, Daniel Harray, Rae Haas, and Virginia Logan.

f.a.q.
-Audiences are not seated and expected to move throughout the performance venue. The house is one story, but requires short steps to get between certain rooms. Opportunities to sit for patrons that require it.
-There is a mandatory coat & bag check.
-All tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door.
-No food or drink permitted in the venue.
-Content is suitable for 18+.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)

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B376 Fidler-Wyckoff House Park 2017-11-05 2017-11-05 7:00 pm 9:00 pm 40.64431762695312500, -73.92077636718750000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/59d2747bb64f5.jpg Mon, 02 Oct 2017 13:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/08/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/08/recycle-to-art Date: November 8, 2017

Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.

October: Halloween Masks out of Stock Card Paper
November: Dried Orange Peel Arts/Crafts Bracelet
December: Spin Drum Crafts

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-11-08 2017-11-08 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/15/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/15/recycle-to-art Date: November 15, 2017

Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.

October: Halloween Masks out of Stock Card Paper
November: Dried Orange Peel Arts/Crafts Bracelet
December: Spin Drum Crafts

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-11-15 2017-11-15 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/22/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/22/recycle-to-art Date: November 22, 2017

Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.

October: Halloween Masks out of Stock Card Paper
November: Dried Orange Peel Arts/Crafts Bracelet
December: Spin Drum Crafts

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-11-22 2017-11-22 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/29/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/11/29/recycle-to-art Date: November 29, 2017

Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.

October: Halloween Masks out of Stock Card Paper
November: Dried Orange Peel Arts/Crafts Bracelet
December: Spin Drum Crafts

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-11-29 2017-11-29 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/06/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/06/recycle-to-art Date: December 6, 2017

Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.

October: Halloween Masks out of Stock Card Paper
November: Dried Orange Peel Arts/Crafts Bracelet
December: Spin Drum Crafts

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-12-06 2017-12-06 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:30:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Recycle to Art: Halloween Masks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/13/recycle-to-art http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/13/recycle-to-art Date: December 13, 2017

Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.

October: Halloween Masks out of Stock Card Paper
November: Dried Orange Peel Arts/Crafts Bracelet
December: Spin Drum Crafts

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2017-12-13 2017-12-13 2:30 pm 4:30 pm 40.86500167846680000, -73.89469909667969000 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:30:01 EDT