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Haunted Happenings

A Little Somethin’ Spooky
Symphony Space—Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater: 2537 Broadway, at 95th St.; 212-864-5400;
As part of the Just Kidding Club Day, this celebration will screen animated classics like Bugs Bunny’s Harem Scarem and Witch Is Which, Disney’s Lonesome Ghost, and Porky Pig’s Jeepers Creepers. For kids 7 and up.
Date: Oct. 29, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Price: $6-10

Central Park Conservancy: Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Sail
The Charles A. Dana Discovery Center at 110th St., bet. Fifth and Lenox Aves., 212-860-1370;
You'll need to bring a carved jack-o'-lantern (10 pounds or less) to join the 14th annual holiday parade around the Harlem Meer. Prizes are awarded for the best costumes and the best jack-o'-lantern. The event culminates with candlelit pumpkins sailing across the meer.
Date: Oct. 29, 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
Price: Free

Halloween at Sea!
South St. Seaport, at Pier 16.; 212-748-8758;
This family festivity takes place aboard the tall ship Peking, where there will be face painting, craft making, storytelling and a haunted room. Kids 10 and under get a free treat.
Date: Oct. 29-30, noon-5 p.m.
Price: $5

Tenth Annual Halloween Celebration
Museum of Natural History: Central Park West at 79th St.; 212-769-5200;
Live music resonates through the halls as characters like Clifford the Big Red Dog and Winnie the Pooh roam alongside trick-or-treating youngsters. Children are encouraged to come in costume.
Date: Oct. 31, 4 p.m.-7 p.m.
Price: $7-$8


The Great Pumpkin at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum
145 Brooklyn Ave.; 718-735-4400, ext. 110;
Explore the pumpkin’s role in Halloween traditions such as jack-o'-lantern decoration, pumpkin pudding and a screening of the movie, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. Pre-registration required.
Date: Oct. 22, 11 a.m.
Price: $4; kids under 4: Free

Prospect Park Zoo
450 Flatbush Ave. in Prospect Park, 718-399-7339,
The zoo celebrates Halloween with pumpkin-smashing baboons, a haunted barn, and wildlife witch shows with creepy critters. Children in costume can march in the parade around the Sea Lion Court.
Date: Oct. 28-29, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Price: Adults: $5; children: $1; kids under 3: Free

Halloween and Harvest Festival Weekend
Brooklyn Children's Museum: 145 Brooklyn Ave.; 718-735-4400, ext. 110;
A weekend full of activities celebrating All Hallows Eve and the harvest season. Costume revelers can make corn husk dolls, get their faces painted, hear spooky stories, meet slithery and scaly reptiles, and enjoy live performances. Little ones can enjoy crafts in the Totally Tots gallery.
Date: Oct 29-30, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Price: $4; kids under 4: Free

Halloween at the Cemetery Tour
Green-Wood Cemetery: Fifth Ave. at 25th St.; 631-549-4891,
Jeff Richman, Green-Wood Cemetery’s leading historian, conducts two macabre tours. Graves visited include the final resting sites of actor Frank Morgan (Wizard of Oz) and George Washington’s dentist John Greenwood. An excursion into the catacombs increases the goosebumps.
Date: Oct. 29-30, 1 p.m.
Price: $15

Ghouls and Gourds Festival
Brooklyn Botanical Garden: 1000 Washington Ave.; 718-623-7200;
A wacky Halloween extravaganza featuring live music, a Brazilian body-percussion workshop, medieval armor-making demonstrations, non-permanent tattoos, and a haunted hide-away. The event concludes with a costume parade.
Date: Oct. 30, noon-4:30 p.m.
Price: Adults: $5; kids 16 and under: Free


Halloween Haunted House
Queens County Farm Museum: 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.; 718-347-3276;
A haunted tour will be conducted through the borough's sole functioning historic farm. Mulled cider, apples, pumpkins, cotton candy and popcorn will be available for purchase.
Date: Oct. 29-31, 4 p.m.-7 p.m.
Price: $4; Hayrides: $2; Corn Maze: Adults, $7; children 4-11, $4; children under 3: Free

Children’s Fall Festival
Queens County Farm Museum: 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.; 718-347-3276;
Children are invited to wear their costumes and enjoy games, pony rides and a petting zoo. Food vendors will sell hamburgers, sausages and even Greek fare, while craft vendors will offer items such as handmade pillows and scarves. Entrance to the Haunted House will be $3 to Fall Festival participants, and the Haunted House will be open from 1 p.m.-7 p.m.
Date: Oct. 30, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Price: $4

Alley Pond Environmental Center
228-06 Northern Blvd.; 718-229-400;
Little ones might be spooked on the Haunted Walk by local students from Marie Curie Middle School dressed as goblins, ghouls and devils. The event culminates with scary story-telling around a campfire. Bring a flashlight and a ghost story; goodie bags will be provided. For ages 5 and up. Pre-registration required.
Date: Oct. 31, 7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.
Price: Adults: $2; children: $6

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