Spooktacular Halloween @ Westchester Mall
When: Saturday Oct 25, 2014 11:30am-1pm
Where: Westchester Mall Food Court, White Plains, NY
Details: Wear your Costume! Dress for the occasion! Costume Character, Music, Giveaways, Costume Parade, Crafts And More! Bring Your Cameras! Preserve the memory of the 2014 Fall Season with a Halloween Harvest Photo in our Pumpkin Patch!
Harvest Fest 2014 @ Westchester Ridge Hill
When: Saturday Oct 25, 2014 12-4pm
Where: Ridge Hill Mall, Yonkers
Details: HarvestFest will include center-wide TRICK-OR-TREATING, as well as seasonal food and harvest-themed festivities. The event will feature face-painting, pumpkin decorating, pony rides, a petting zoo and more!
The Musical Book Party @ Larchmont, NY
When: Saturday Oct 25, 2014 2-4pm
Where: The Voracious Reader, Larmont, NY
Details: Educator, local author and "music mom," Amy Nathan, shares her newest book, The Musical Parent's Survival Guide: A Parent-to-Parent Conversation. Ms. Nathan will be accompanied by Jean Young, of Music Together, who helps our very youngest discover the joys of music, as well as a 5th grade string ensemble from the Chatsworth Avenue and Murray Avenue string orchestras. Larchmont Music Academy students will offer a flute ensemble and rock trio.
Scarecrows and Pumpkins Parade @ Greenburgh Nature Center
When: Sunday October 26, 2014 11am-3pm
Where: Greenburgh Nature Center
Details: A fun Halloween event for young children. Follow friendly scarecrows along our pumpkin trail and meet storybook characters along the way. Come in costume and enjoy cider, treats, tattoos, and more. Fee if pre-registered by Oct. 25: Members $5 per person, Non-members $10 per person, Children under 2 free (on-line registration only). Fee day of event: Members $8 per person, Non-members $15 per person, Children under 2 free.
Hawks Take Flight @ Wave Hill Garden
When: Saturday and Sunday Oct 25-26, 10am-1pm
Where: Wave Hill Garden, Bronx
Details: Look for migrating hawks soaring, circling and gliding above the Hudson River. Stretch your arms and sail across the grassy lawns. Then fashion a sailing hawk glider or feathery windsock for the autumn breezes.
Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze @ Van Cortlandt Manor
When: Every weekend in October, 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!
Tours for Four @ MOMA
When: Saturday Oct 18 and Sunday Oct 19, 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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