Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze @ Van Cortlandt Manor
When: Every weekend starting Oct 4-5, 2014
Where: Van Cortlandt Manor, NY
The tri-state area’s biggest, most exciting, most electrifying Halloween event returns for a delightful 28 nights in 2014! See more than 5,000 individually hand-carved, illuminated jack o' lanterns in this elaborate walkthrough experience. Meander through an historic, 18th-century riverside landscape and discover a breathtaking display — all made of jack o' lanterns! Adults, $20; Children 3-17, $16 (Saturdays $25, $20)
Boo at the Zoo @ Bronx Zoo
When: Weekends Oct 4 through Nov 2, 2014
Where: Bronx Zoo
Details: October weekends at the zoo, including Columbus Day and Halloween, will feature hay mazes, costume parades, musical theater, magic, and more. Visit bats, owls, vultures and other winged icons of Halloween, then embark on a trip back in time as you ride our Dinosaur Safari!
Build an EMS Truck Kids Workshop @ Home Depot
When: Saturday Oct 4, 2014 9am-12pm
Where: Participating Home Depot
Details: Come learn how to build an EMS Truck for Fire Safety Month. FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 - 12. All kid get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.
Gem Hunt @ Greenburgh Nature Center
When: Saturday Oct 4, 2014 11am (Ages 5-7) 2pm (Ages 8+)
Where: Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale
Details: Think rocks are dull and boring? Think again! Discover the treasures of the earth while learning about many local gems and crystals. Each participant receives a geode to take home. Note ages for each session. Members $8, Non-members $12
Daddy & Me Animal Show
When: Saturday Oct 4, 2014 9:15am
Where: Rye Nature Center
Details: Fathers can drop-in with their kids for this fun-filled animal adventure. $10/members, $15/non-members.
Tours for Four @ MOMA
When: Saturday Oct 4 and Sunday Oct 5, 10:20-11:15am
Where: Museum of Modern Arts, NYC
Details: Look, listen, and share ideas while you explore modern and contemporary art. Movement, drawing, and other gallery activities give everyone the chance to participate. Each month a new theme is introduced. Note: Kids must be four years old to attend this program. Younger siblings will be allowed to accompany the group, but the participating child must be four. Admission is free. No preregistration. Tickets are distributed at the Education and Research Building reception desk starting at 10:00 A.M.
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