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Events for kids this week in New York

Activities, events, performances, festivals and other things to do with kids throughout New York City over the next seven days.

Danh Vo: We the People

Inspired by the Statue of Liberty, We the People is a full-scale replica

  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Main St, at Fulton Ferry Landing, 11201
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Dec 7
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Brooklyn Plantology Great Pumpkin Patch

Celebrate fall at this Brooklyn gardening center. Daily from September

  1. Brooklyn Plantology 26 Brooklyn Terminal Market, 87th St and Foster Ave, 11236
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Fri Oct 31
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"The NY World’s Fairs and the Port Authority Bringing Trade, Travel and Tourism to Queens, the Region and the World"

  • Price band: 1/4

Visitors to this exhibit will understand how enhancementss at LaGuardia

  1. Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main St, at Dahlia Ave
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sat Nov 1
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Honey Bees: Home Is Where the Hive Is

  • Price band: 1/4

See what all the buzz is about at Liberty Science Center's new permanent

  1. Liberty Science Center 222 Jersey City Blvd, between Philip and Wilson Sts
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sat Feb 28
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"Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World"

  • Price band: 1/4

Come discover the evolution of this rockin' instrument through the

  1. Liberty Science Center 222 Jersey City Blvd, between Philip and Wilson Sts
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Jan 4
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FLOW.14: Art and Music at Randall's Island

This exhibition brings together art, music and the environment of

  1. Randalls Island Park Robert F. Kennedy Bridge, at Randalls Island
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Nov 2
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JCP Family Events

  • Price band: 1/4

Join the JCP for family-friendly workshops, services and more celebrating

  1. JCP Downtown 146 Duane St, between Church St and West Broadway
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Anne and Bernard Spitzer Hall of Human Origins

  • Price band: 2/4

The former Human Biology and Evolution Hall has evolved into an

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Wed Dec 31
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Arthur Ross Hall of Meteorites

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

This exhibit explores our 4.5-billion-year-old solar system through

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Wed Dec 31
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Rocket Park Mini Golf

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Beneath the shadow of two retired NASA rockets, kids can tee off at this

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Dec 28
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Science Playground

  • Price band: 1/4

Tots learn about technology as they slide and seesaw, climb a giant

  1. New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St, at 47th Ave, 11368
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Wed Dec 31
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The Little Orchestra Society presents Lolli-Pops Concerts

  • Price band: 1/4

Pals Bang the Lion, Buzz the Bee, Toot the Bird and Bow the Panda start

  1. Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College 695 Park Ave, at 68th St
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Wonderween

Costumed kids snap spooky shots in the Freaky Photo Station, make ghoulish

  1. Sony Wonder Technology Lab 550 Madison Ave, Sony Plaza, at 56th St
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Citibabes Halloween Spooktacular

  • Price band: 3/4

This spooky bash offers a full day of entertainment, including live

  1. Citibabes 52 Mercer St, between Broome and Grand Sts, third fl
  2. Sat Oct 25
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The Haunted Pumpkin Garden

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Let the kids get extra milege out of their costumes in daily parades along

  1. New York Botanical Garden Bronx River Pkwy, at Fordham Rd, 10458
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Fri Oct 31
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Boo at the Zoo: Dragons and Dinosaurs

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

This Halloween celebration takes over the Bronx wildlife spot every

  1. Bronx Zoo Wildlife Conservation Society 2300 Southern Blvd, at Fordham Rd, 10458
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Nov 2
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Puppets on Film

  • Price band: 1/4

BAMcinematek and the Jim Henson Foundation have again joined forces to

  1. BAM Fisher 321 Ashland Pl, between Hanson Pl and Lafayette Ave, 11217
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Oct 26
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"Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed"

  • Price band: 2/4

Dinosaur Safari, a guided wagon tour past life-like, animatronic dinosaur

  1. Bronx Zoo Wildlife Conservation Society 2300 Southern Blvd, at Fordham Rd, 10458
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Nov 2
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"Ponds, Pipes, and People: Water in Central Park"

Water has played a big part in the design and maintenance of Central Park.

  1. Central Park, Charles A. Dana Discovery Center enter at E 110th St and Fifth Ave
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Wed Dec 31
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Brooklyn Flea

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  • Free

It’s that time of year! The Brooklyn Flea comes back outside in Fort

  1. East River State Park 90 Kent Ave, at North 8th St
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Nov 23
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"Jazzed! The Changing Beat of 125th Street"

  • Price band: 1/4

In partnership with the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, CMOM explores the

  1. Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 W 83rd St, between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, 10024
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Wed Dec 31
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"Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs"

By virtue of dinosaurs' size, diversity and the fact that they disappeared

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Jan 4
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Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.

  • Price band: 2/4

Superheroes-in-training are granted special S.H.I.E.L.D. access to the

  1. Discovery Times Square 226 W 44th St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Jan 4
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"Drawn to Language"

  • Price band: 1/4

Let your pint-sized Picassos discover artistic works that speak to

  1. Children's Museum of the Arts 103 Charlton St, between Greenwich and Hudson Sts, 10014
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Jan 11
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"Traveling in the World of Tomorrow: The Future of Transportation at New York's World's Fairs"

  • Free

Check out the New York Transit Museum’s brand new exhibit, "Traveling in

  1. New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex Grand Central Terminal, E 42nd St, between Lexington and Vanderbilt Aves
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Nov 2
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"Mac Conner: A New York Life"

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

McCauley ("Mac") Conner made a career in the publishing industry of New

  1. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, between 103rd and 104th Sts
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Mon Jan 19
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"The Roof Garden Commission"

  • Price band: 2/4

Climb atop the Met's Roof Garden and explore this installation by Dan

  1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave, at 82nd St, 10028
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Nov 2
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Pumpkin Carving at Field Station: Dinosaurs

  • Price band: 2/4

Prepare for Halloween by getting spooked by Field Station's more than 30

  1. Field Station: Dinosaurs Laurel Hill Park, One Dinosaur Way, at New County Rd, 07094
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Oct 26
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More Than Meets The "I"

  • Price band: 1/4

Budding scientists can indulge their curiosities at "More Than Meets The

  1. Brooklyn Children’s Museum 145 Brooklyn Ave, at St. Marks Ave
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Jan 18
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Marmalade!

  • Price band: 2/4

Little audiences will be delighted by this quirky performance from Swedish

  1. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, between 37th and 38th Sts
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Toddler Time Camp

  • Price band: 1/4

These short-and-sweet sessions give toddlers a chance to meet the critters

  1. Prospect Park Zoo 450 Flatbush Ave, at Empire Blvd
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Mon Dec 15
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Brooklyn Bridge Park Harvest Festival

  • Critics choice
  • Free

This family-focused fest on Pier 6 features pumpkin-picking, face

  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Main St, at Fulton Ferry Landing, 11201
  2. Sat Oct 25
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"Spiders Alive!"

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Get up close and personal with more than 20 species of one of the world's

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Nov 2
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Gazillion Bubble Show

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Created by Fan Yang, 16-time Guinness-record holder for blowing the

  1. New World Stages 340 W 50th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Wed Dec 31
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Puppetry Arts Haunted Halloween Carnival

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

The youth visual- and performing arts organization puts a ghoulish spin on

  1. P.S. 372 512 Carroll St, between Third and Fourth Aves
  2. Sat Oct 25
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The Amazing Maize Maze

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Kids track down clues, solve puzzles and ultimately find their way out of

  1. Queens County Farm Museum 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, between 73rd Rd and 74th Ave
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Oct 26
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Boo at the Prospect Park Zoo

  • Price band: 1/4

The Prospect Park Zoo gets a Halloween makeover so little ghosts and

  1. Prospect Park Zoo 450 Flatbush Ave, at Empire Blvd
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Oct 26
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Halloween Harvest Festival

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Kids are invited to craft costumes with park artists, participate in a

  1. Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon Blvd, at Broadway
  2. Sat Oct 25
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"ElectriCity: Powering New York’s Rails"

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Kids will stand on subway platforms with a new appreciation for the third

  1. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, at Schermerhorn St, 11201
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Wed Dec 31
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Boo at the Queens Zoo

  • Price band: 1/4

The Queens version of the popular Bronx Zoo extravaganza offers tricks and

  1. Queens Zoo 53-51 111th St, at 53rd Ave
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Nov 2
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Haunted High Line Halloween

  • Free

Spirits are lurking at this elevated park's Halloween festivities, where

  1. The High Line Washington St at Gansevoort St, to Tenth Ave at 30th St
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Smorgasburg

  • Critics choice
  • Free

The venerable epicurean extravaganza spends Saturdays in Williamsburg and

  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Main St, at Fulton Ferry Landing, 11201
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Nov 23
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Harlem Eats

  • Price band: 1/4

Frederick Douglass Blvd. between 117th and 118th Sts. Every Saturday 'til

  1. Manhattan
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Children's Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Families can head to the Children's Department at this Barnes & Noble

  1. Barnes & Noble Tribeca 97 Warren St, at Greenwich St
  2. Sat Oct 25
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"The Butterfly Girl"

In this production from Vital Theatre Company, Velma Gratch finds herself

  1. Vital Children’s Theatre 2162 Broadway, at 76th St, fourth floor
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Nov 16
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Just Kidding Concerts

  • Price band: 2/4

Our favorite entertainment series for kids is back at Symphony Space with

  1. Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space 2537 Broadway, at 95th St
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Westerleigh Park's Halloween Extravaganza

Local Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops help put on this yearly Halloween

  1. Westerleigh Park Maine Avenue, at Neal Dow Ave
  2. Sat Oct 25
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When I First Came to This Land

  • Price band: 2/4

Little New Yorkers will learn about their city's melting pot beginnings at

  1. Irish Arts Center 553 W 51st St, between Tenth and Eleventh Aves
  2. Sat Oct 25
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mAD for Mac

MCNY's popular exhibit "Mac Conner: A New York Life" celebrates the iconic

  1. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, between 103rd and 104th Sts
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Greenlight Saturday Storytime 2014

  • Free

Kids' authors and illustrators (or staffers from Brooklyn's

  1. Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton St, at South Portland Ave
  2. Sat Oct 25
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The Little Orchestra Society presents Lolli-Pops Concerts

  • Price band: 1/4

Pals Bang the Lion, Buzz the Bee, Toot the Bird and Bow the Panda start

  1. Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College 695 Park Ave, at 68th St
  2. Sat Oct 25
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"Behind the Screen"

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

At the museum’s core exhibit (which was completely updated during

  1. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, at 37th St, 11106
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Wed Dec 31
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"What's Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones"

  • Price band: 1/4

Chances are, the iconic cartoon characters of your childhood were brought

  1. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, at 37th St, 11106
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Jan 18
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Marmalade!

  • Price band: 2/4

Little audiences will be delighted by this quirky performance from Swedish

  1. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, between 37th and 38th Sts
  2. Sat Oct 25
More info

Blue Man Group

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 4/4
  • Critics choice

Three deadpan, blue-skinned men with extraterrestrial imaginations carry

  1. 434 Lafayette St, between Astor Pl and E 4th St
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Wed Dec 31
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Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

The Village Halloween Parade is fun and all, but does it have a plethora

  1. Tompkins Square Park Ave A, between 7th and 10th Sts
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Ghouls & Gourds

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Your little goblins can showcase their eye-catching costumes alongside

  1. Brooklyn Botanic Garden 990 Washington Ave, at President St
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Halloween Harvest at Luna Park

  • Free

October weekends mean fall-themed fun at Luna Park, normally a summery

  1. Luna Park 1000 Surf Ave, at W 10th St, 11224
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Oct 26
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Big Apple Circus: Metamorphosis

  • Price band: 3/4

Gotham's favorite circus troupe kicks off an all-new sawdust spectacular

  1. Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center W 62nd St, between Columbus and Amsterdam Aves
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Jan 11
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"Somebody Come and Play: 45 Years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger and Kinder"

Go behind the scenes with Elmo, Grover, Big Bird and other furry friends

  1. New York Public Library for the Performing Arts 40 Lincoln Center Plaza, at 65th St
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sat Jan 31
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Celebrate "We All Live in the Forbidden City"

  • Free

Join the China Institute in America for the New York City launch of We All

  1. Manhattan
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Prospect Park Halloween Haunted Walk and Carnival

  • Price band: 1/4

Each year, Prospect Park puts on a whole weekend of holiday fun for both

  1. Prospect Park Prospect Park West to Flatbush Ave, between Prospect Park Southwest and Ocean Ave
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Oct 26
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CPE II Fall Fair

Kids can amble through a box maze, try their luck at carnival games, get

  1. Central Park East II 19 E 103rd St, between Madison and Fifth Aves
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Puppetworks presents The Emperor's New Clothes and The Snow Queen

  • Price band: 2/4

This Park Slope puppet theater is presenting two Hans Christian Andersen

  1. Puppetworks 338 Sixth Ave, at 4th St
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Dec 21
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Gravesend Inn Haunted Hotel

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

New York’s most high-tech haunted house also has an educational element:

  1. New York City College of Technology, Voorhees Building 186 Jay St, between High and Nassau Sts
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sat Nov 1
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Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure

  • Price band: 1/4

In this spinoff of the classic fairy tale, the brother and sister duo find

  1. Central Park Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre west side, at 79th St
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sat Nov 1
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Chuck Jones Matinees

In honor of their new exhibition "What’s Up Doc? The Animation Art of

  1. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35th Ave, at 37th St, 11106
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Jan 18
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Tricks and Treats

  • Free

Go trick-or-treating one week early at Bryant Park, where Justin the

  1. Le Carrousel Bryant Park, W 40th St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves, 10018
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Spooky Subway Investigation

  • Price band: 1/4

Little ones will set out to solve a 100-year-old mystery at the New York

  1. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, at Schermerhorn St, 11201
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Oct 26
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The Lion King

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Disney's Tony-winning show continues to dazzle at the Minskoff. Any child

  1. Minskoff Theatre 200 W 45th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Wed Dec 31
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Wicked

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

Based on novelist Gregory Maguire's 1995 adult variation on L. Frank

  1. Gershwin Theatre 222 W 51st St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Wed Dec 31
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"Tico Tales"

  • Free

Literally Alive children’s theater presents this bilingual adaptation of

  1. Players Theatre 115 MacDougal St, at Minetta Ln
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Nov 16
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Cinderella

  • Rated as: 3/5

Calling all princess fans: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is coming to

  1. Broadway Theatre 1681 Broadway, at 53rd St
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sat Jan 3
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Matilda

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Not since Billy Elliot has an English musical import been so hyped. And,

  1. 225 W 44th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Wed Dec 31
Buy tickets

The Fantasticks

  • Price band: 2/4

It won't knock your socks off, but this musical revival (the original was

  1. 210 W 50th St, at Broadway
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Wed Dec 31
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React! Exploring and Responding to New York

  • Price band: 2/4

At this youth workshop inspired by Scandinavia House's exhibit "ICELAND:

  1. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, between 37th and 38th Sts
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Kinder Kritters

Your little ones will learn all about their favorite zoo critters through

  1. Queens Zoo 53-51 111th St, at 53rd Ave
  2. Sat Oct 25
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The Ghosts of Greenwich Village Family Scavenger Hunt

  • Price band: 2/4

Kids and grownups join forces as they track down the storied

  1. Washington Square Park W 4th St to Waverly Pl, between MacDougal St and University Pl
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Stomp

  • Price band: 3/4

Ideal for kids who think banging on pots and pans (and garbage-can lids

  1. 126 Second Ave, between St. Marks Pl and E 7th St
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Wed Dec 31
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All Jazzed Up Performance Series

  • Price band: 1/4

Supplementing its music-centric exhibit, "Jazzed! The Changing Beat of

  1. Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 W 83rd St, between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, 10024
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Skeletons...A Day of the Dead Bedtime Story

  • Price band: 2/4

Celebrate the spookiest time of year with Teatro Sea, the nation's only

  1. Teatro SEA Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, 107 Suffolk St, at Rivington St, 10002
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Nov 2
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Dance on a Shoestring

  • Price band: 2/4

This intimate dance revue combines scenes from classic ballets, new pieces

  1. The Dance Gallery 30 E 31st St, between Madison and Park Aves, fifth floor
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Queens County Farm Museum Haunted House

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Even you will have a hard time containing your squeals at this creepy, but

  1. Queens County Farm Museum 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, between 73rd Rd and 74th Ave
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Oct 26
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All Jazzed Up Performance Series

  • Price band: 1/4

Supplementing its music-centric exhibit, "Jazzed! The Changing Beat of

  1. Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 W 83rd St, between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, 10024
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Ghouls, Goblins and Ghost Trains

  • Price band: 3/4

Take a spooky ride on World War I–era IRT subway cars and explore the old

  1. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, at Schermerhorn St, 11201
  2. Sat Oct 25
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"Hollow"

  • Price band: 3/4

Tweens will venture into the woods of 18th-century New York to meet

  1. Players Theatre 115 MacDougal St, at Minetta Ln
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Nov 9
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Halloween Murder Mystery

  • Price band: 2/4

Get the gang together for this Halloween-themed mystery: A (fictional)

  1. Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden 421 E 61st St, between First and York Aves
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Dinosaurs After Dark

  • Price band: 2/4

As if the giant animatronic reptiles at Field Station: Dinosaurs weren’t

  1. Field Station: Dinosaurs Laurel Hill Park, One Dinosaur Way, at New County Rd, 07094
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Peace, Love and Cupcakes The Musical

  • Price band: 2/4

Based on the popular chapter book, Peace, Love and Cupcakes: The Cupcake

  1. Vital Children’s Theatre 2162 Broadway, at 76th St, fourth floor
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Sun Jan 25
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Halloween Murder Mystery

  • Price band: 2/4

Get the gang together for this Halloween-themed mystery: A (fictional)

  1. Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden 421 E 61st St, between First and York Aves
  2. Sat Oct 25
More info

The Little Orchestra Society presents Lolli-Pops Concerts

  • Price band: 1/4

Pals Bang the Lion, Buzz the Bee, Toot the Bird and Bow the Panda start

  1. Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College 695 Park Ave, at 68th St
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Inspired by India: Celebrate Diwali

  • Price band: 2/4

The Rubin Museum of Art is hosting a special event for middle school

  1. The Rubin Museum of Art 150 W 17th St, at Seventh Ave, 10011
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Children's Fall Festival

  • Price band: 1/4

Show up in your Halloween duds to enjoy a variety of country-style

  1. Queens County Farm Museum 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, between 73rd Rd and 74th Ave
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Arty Facts

  • Price band: 1/4

Tots and their guardians are treated to a tour of the collections, with an

  1. Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy, at Washington Ave
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Film Forum Jr.

  • Price band: 1/4

Today’s 3-D movies and Blu-rays are great, but don’t you want your kids to

  1. Film Forum 209 W Houston St, between Sixth Ave and Varick St, 10014
  2. Sun Oct 26
More info

Just Kidding Concerts

  • Price band: 2/4

Our favorite entertainment series for kids is back at Symphony Space with

  1. Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space 2537 Broadway, at 95th St
  2. Sun Oct 26
More info

A New York Treat

Forget bagels and lox—did you know Oreos and Tootsie Rolls were invented

  1. Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Ave, between 103rd and 104th Sts
  2. Sun Oct 26 - Fri Oct 31
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Greenlight Sunday Singalong 2014

  • Free

Children's performers—including songstresses Miss Nina, Jesse Goldman and

  1. Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton St, at South Portland Ave
  2. Sun Oct 26
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The Little Orchestra Society presents Lolli-Pops Concerts

  • Price band: 1/4

Pals Bang the Lion, Buzz the Bee, Toot the Bird and Bow the Panda start

  1. Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College 695 Park Ave, at 68th St
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Macy's Sunday Story Time 2014

Each Sunday, young history buffs learn about the city's past by reading a

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Halloween Kidz Karnival

  • Free

Hudson River Park throws its sixth annual family-friendly Halloween party

  1. Hudson River Park Battery Park City to 59th St, at West Side Hwy
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Hip Tot Family Day

  • Free

Celebrate the end of each month with Hip Tot–quality entertainment. Cool

  1. Greenwood Park 555 Seventh Ave, between 19th and 20th Sts, 11215
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Brookfield Place Halloween Party

Families can hit up this ghoulish gathering at Winter Garden to hear

  1. Brookfield Place Winter Garden 220 Vesey St, at West St, 10281
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Baby Loves Disco Halloween Event

Boogie down during this disco-inspired event. Kids can enjoy an array of

  1. Le Poisson Rouge 158 Bleecker St, at Thompson St
  2. Sun Oct 26
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The Little Orchestra Society presents Lolli-Pops Concerts

  • Price band: 1/4

Pals Bang the Lion, Buzz the Bee, Toot the Bird and Bow the Panda start

  1. Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College 695 Park Ave, at 68th St
  2. Sun Oct 26
More info

Halloween Costume Parade and Party

  • Free

Little ghosts and goblins will line up at 12:45pm at CitiGroup Plaza

  1. Washington Market Park Greenwich St, between Chambers and Duane Sts
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Halloween Walking Tour: Murder, Mayhem, Spirits and Ghosts

  • Price band: 2/4

Thrill-seeking kids can get ready for Halloween by wandering through one

  1. Green-Wood Cemetery 500 25th St, at Fifth Ave, 11232
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Rubin Museum Family Sundays

  • Price band: 1/4

In honor of its 10th anniversary, the Rubin Museum of Art established new

  1. The Rubin Museum of Art 150 W 17th St, at Seventh Ave, 10011
  2. Sun Oct 26
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LICSB Halloween Costume Party

The Long Island City School of Ballet hosts a spooky soiree each year to

  1. Long Island City School of Ballet 44-02 23rd St, between 44th Ave and 44th Rd, studio 216
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Arty Facts

  • Price band: 1/4

Tots and their guardians are treated to a tour of the collections, with an

  1. Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy, at Washington Ave
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Jazz for Kids

  • Price band: 1/4

The Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra, made up of talented youngsters between

  1. Jazz Standard 116 E 27th St, between Park Ave South and Lexington Ave
  2. Sun Oct 26
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HSBC Children's Garden Fall Sessions

  • Price band: 2/4

Join QBG for a celebration of the fall season at these weekend sessions.

  1. Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main St, at Dahlia Ave
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Storytelling at the Provincetown Playhouse 2014

  • Free

Storytellers Laura Simms and Regina Ress kick off the fall storytelling

  1. The Provincetown Playhouse 133 MacDougal St, between 3rd and 4th Sts
  2. Sun Oct 26
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powerHouse Arena Kids Readings 2014

  • Free

On October 18, follow along with best-selling author Brandon Stanton as he

  1. The powerHouse Arena 37 Main St, at Water St
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Sail

  • Free

Of all the Halloween festivals in the city, Central Park’s is the only one

  1. Central Park, Charles A. Dana Discovery Center enter at E 110th St and Fifth Ave
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Halloween at the Bug Out!

Hit the floor with CBS Parents Choice award–winning group Karen K & the

  1. Jalopy Theatre 315 Columbia St, between Hamilton Ave and Woodhull St, 11231
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Lang Lang: 101 Pianists

  • Price band: 2/4

Global piano phenom Lang Lang presents his invitation-only master class of

  1. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus,, 720 Northern Blvd
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Halloween at the Bug Out!

Hit the floor with CBS Parents Choice award–winning group Karen K & the

  1. Jalopy Theatre 315 Columbia St, between Hamilton Ave and Woodhull St, 11231
  2. Sun Oct 26
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Liberty: A Monumental New Musical

  • Price band: 3/4

Young New Yorkers will learn about their city's history in this new

  1. Theatre 80 80 St. Marks Pl, between First and Second Aves
  2. Sun Oct 26 - Tue Nov 25
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Preschool Play

  • Free

Toddlers can play with one another on the park’s grassy lawn. Toys, books

  1. Robert F. Wagner Park Battery Pl, between West St and 1st Pl
  2. Mon Oct 27 - Wed Oct 29
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Masterpiece Mondays

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids are invited to get creative in sketching activities and tour the

  1. The Jewish Museum 1109 Fifth Ave, at 92nd St, 10128
  2. Mon Oct 27
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Little Hatchlings

You and your baby can explore the zoo while having fun with art, songs,

  1. Prospect Park Zoo 450 Flatbush Ave, at Empire Blvd
  2. Tue Oct 28 - Sat Dec 13
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Scandinavia House Kids & Family Series

  • Price band: 1/4

Children can go on a hands-on journey of cultural exploration at one of

  1. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, between 37th and 38th Sts
  2. Wed Oct 29 - Wed Dec 17
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Halloween Family Fun at the Voelker Orth Museum

  • Price band: 1/4

Wander the gorgeous, ghoulish Victorian gardens surrounding the historic

  1. Voelker Orth Museum 149-19 38th Ave, between 149th St and 149th Pl
  2. Wed Oct 29
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Preschool Art

  • Free

Toddlers are introduced to paper, clay, paint and recycled materials

  1. Nelson A. Rockefeller Park Battery Park City, enter at River Terr and Warren St
  2. Thu Oct 30
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Halloween Weekend at CMA

  • Price band: 1/4

The museum celebrates this haunting holiday with Halloween-themed

  1. Children's Museum of the Arts 103 Charlton St, between Greenwich and Hudson Sts, 10014
  2. Thu Oct 30 - Sun Nov 2
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Halloween Eve with R.L. Stine

  • Free

The author who gave you chills as a kid with his delightfully frightful

  1. McNally Jackson Books 52 Prince St, between Lafayette and Mulberry Sts
  2. Thu Oct 30
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Transit Tots

  • Price band: 1/4

Little ones with a curiosity about travel can listen to stories, create

  1. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, at Schermerhorn St, 11201
  2. Thu Oct 30
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Friendly Boo Halloween Open Play Celebration

  • Price band: 2/4

Who says big kids get to have all the fun on Halloween? This not-too-scary

  1. Think 'N' Fun 265 West 79th St, Broadway, 10024
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Family Workshop: Monster Mask Making

  • Price band: 1/4

What's Halloween without a DIY monster mask? Create one of your own at

  1. Sony Wonder Technology Lab 550 Madison Ave, Sony Plaza, at 56th St
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Halloween at CMOM

  • Price band: 1/4

Spend the spookiest day of the year at CMOM, which will celebrate the

  1. Children's Museum of Manhattan 212 W 83rd St, between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway, 10024
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Queens Library Halloween Parade

Take your costumes on a test run at the Flushing branch of the Queens

  1. Queens Library, Flushing 41-17 Main St, between 41st Ave and 41st Rd
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Teeny Tiny Trick or Treaters

  • Price band: 1/4

Your tiniest tots are invited to celebrate a scare-free Halloween with

  1. Alley Pond Environmental Center 228-06 Northern Blvd, near Cross Island Pkwy
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Friday Singalong with Jarrod

  • Free

Tots can cozy up in the kids' section of Greenlight while Jarrod (with his

  1. Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton St, at South Portland Ave
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Trick or Treat at Torly Kid

  • Free

Stop by the Tribeca children's clothing retailer and add some sugary

  1. Torly Kid 51 Hudson St, between Duane and Jay Sts
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Haunted Candy House Dessert Class

  • Price band: 2/4

Don your costume to this Halloween-themed cooking workshop—just be sure

  1. Coco Le Vu 202 E 110th St, between Second and Third Aves
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Greenwich Village Children's Halloween Parade

Think of this as the kid-friendly version of that other Village Halloween

  1. Washington Square Park W 4th St to Waverly Pl, between MacDougal St and University Pl
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Halloween in Richmond Town

  • Price band: 1/4

Families are welcome to trick-or-treat in this historic Staten Island

  1. Historic Richmond Town 441 Clarke Ave, at St. Patricks Pl
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Halloween Celebration at AMNH

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

As if the usual dinosaur skeletons and other bones weren't haunting

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Fri Oct 31
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BAMboo!

  • Free

This annual outdoor bash is one of Brooklyn's hippest Halloween hangs.

  1. BAM Peter Jay Sharp Building 30 Lafayette Ave, between Ashland Pl and St. Felix St
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Asphalt Screams!

  • Free

Enjoy a healthier Halloween (at both the Upper East Side and Battery Park

  1. Asphalt Green 555 E 90th St, between York and East End Aves
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Halloween Re-Mixed

Kids can wear their costumes to this hands-on cultural workshop at

  1. Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd, at Main St
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Haunted Candy House Dessert Class

  • Price band: 2/4

Don your costume to this Halloween-themed cooking workshop—just be sure

  1. Coco Le Vu 202 E 110th St, between Second and Third Aves
  2. Fri Oct 31
More info

Annual Bedford Stuyvesant Halloween Trick or Treat

Every Halloween, Bed-Stuy block associations ensure neighborhood kids have

Jackson Heights Halloween Parade

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Join thousands of NYC trick-or-treaters at this Queens mega-parade, which

  1. Queens
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Spirits of Halloweens Past

  • Price band: 1/4

The DiMenna Children's History Museum hosts a back-in-time Halloween party

  1. DiMenna Children's History Museum 170 Central Park West, at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Halloween at the New-York "Haunted" Society

  • Price band: 2/4

Undead George and Martha Washington rise from the grave to host this

  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts
  2. Fri Oct 31
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City Island Halloween Parade

  • Free

Little ones can trot down the island's main thoroughfare decked out in

  1. Hawkins Park City Island Ave, at Hawkins St
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Haunted Candy House Dessert Class

  • Price band: 2/4

Don your costume to this Halloween-themed cooking workshop—just be sure

  1. Coco Le Vu 202 E 110th St, between Second and Third Aves
  2. Fri Oct 31
More info

Trick or Treat: Something Sweet PJ Party

  • Price band: 3/4

This chain of kids' play clubs throughout the city hosts weekly pajama

  1. New York Kids Club, Upper West Side 601 Amsterdam Ave, at 89th St
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Park Slope Halloween Parade

  • Free

The Park Slope Civic Council hosts this ghoulish annual community affair.

  1. Old Stone House Washington Park, 3rd St, between Fourth and Fifth Aves
  2. Fri Oct 31
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The Halloween Hang with Gary Lucas

  • Price band: 2/4

Have a rockin' Halloween with musician Gary Lucas. This year, he'll be

  1. United Palace Theatre 4140 Broadway, at 175th St
  2. Fri Oct 31
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Village Halloween Parade

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Don your creepiest costumes and join in on this downtown parade,

  1. Manhattan
  2. Fri Oct 31
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"The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter"

  • Critics choice

It's a balmy 80 degrees in the museum's 1,200-square-foot vivarium, which

  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Sat Nov 1 - Mon May 25
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Passport to Eataly Culinary Tours

Treat the kids to an Italian tour without ever leaving NYC! While parents

  1. Eataly 200 Fifth Ave, between 23rd and 24th Sts
  2. Sat Nov 1
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Artists & Fleas Brooklyn Holiday Market

  • Critics choice
  • Free

You're sure to find something for everyone on your list at Artists &

  1. Artists & Fleas 70 North 7th St, between Kent and Wythe Aves
  2. Sat Nov 1 - Sat Dec 27
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Just Kidding Series: Dan Zanes Gusto Hour

  • Price band: 1/4

Our favorite concert series for kids is back at Symphony Space with an

  1. Symphony Space 2537 Broadway, at 95th St, 10025
  2. Sat Nov 1
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Sing Back, Brooklyn!

Families can sing and dance with Lloyd H. Miller in a monthly sing-a-long

  1. Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont St, at Clinton St
  2. Sat Nov 1
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Harlem Eats

  • Price band: 1/4

Frederick Douglass Blvd. between 117th and 118th Sts. Every Saturday 'til

  1. Manhattan
  2. Sat Nov 1
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Children's Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Families can head to the Children's Department at this Barnes & Noble

  1. Barnes & Noble Tribeca 97 Warren St, at Greenwich St
  2. Sat Nov 1
More info

Spirits of the Greenbelt Celebration

  • Price band: 2/4

Keep the Halloween fun going at the Greenbelt Nature Center. On November

  1. Greenbelt Nature Center 700 Rockland Ave, at Brielle Ave
  2. Sat Nov 1
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Greenlight Saturday Storytime 2014

  • Free

Kids' authors and illustrators (or staffers from Brooklyn's

  1. Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton St, at South Portland Ave
  2. Sat Nov 1
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Oiche Shamhna

At this Irish Halloween celebration, kids can discover the spooky

  1. Irish Arts Center 553 W 51st St, between Tenth and Eleventh Aves
  2. Sat Nov 1
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Kiddie Kabaret

  • Price band: 2/4

Well-known cabaret club, Metropolitan Room debuts a just-for-kids series

  1. Metropolitan Room 34 W 22nd St, between Fifth and Sixth Aves
  2. Sat Nov 1
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A Musical Road Trip of Fun

Little ones can rock-and-roll their way from a tropical island to

  1. Brooklyn Public Library, Dweck Center 10 Grand Army Plaza, between Eastern Pkwy and Flatbush Ave, 11238
  2. Sat Nov 1
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FIAF Family Saturdays

  • Price band: 2/4

FIAF kicks off their fall family programming on Nov 1,inviting kids to an

  1. French Institute Alliance Française 22 E 60th St, between Madison and Park Aves
  2. Sat Nov 1
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Storytime and Craft at QBG

  • Price band: 1/4

Bring the little ones to a storytime featuring nature-inspired stories and

  1. Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main St, at Dahlia Ave
  2. Sat Nov 1
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The Magic Flute

  • Price band: 2/4

Isango Ensemble of Cape Town, South Africa reimagines Mozart's famed

  1. New Victory Theater 209 W 42nd St, between Seventh and Eighth Aves
  2. Sat Nov 1 - Sun Nov 9
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Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!: Music Is Awesome!

  • Price band: 3/4

The wildly popular and awesomely bizarre children's television show Yo

  1. Theater at Madison Square Garden 4 Pennsylvania Plaza (Seventh Ave), between 31st and 33rd Sts
  2. Sat Nov 1
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NYTM Train Operators School

  • Price band: 1/4

Kids can play conductor in the New York Transit Museum computer lab when

  1. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, at Schermerhorn St, 11201
  2. Sat Nov 1
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React! Exploring and Responding to New York

  • Price band: 2/4

At this youth workshop inspired by Scandinavia House's exhibit "ICELAND:

  1. Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America 58 Park Ave, between 37th and 38th Sts
  2. Sat Nov 1
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Pinkalicious

  • Price band: 2/4

A tot obsessed with pink cupcakes finds herself turning her favorite rosy

  1. 2162 Broadway, at 76th St, fourth floor
  2. Sat Nov 1
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