Halloween events for kids and families

AmNews Staff Reports | 10/28/2017, 11:15 a.m.
Check out these community events going on for Halloween for kids and families!
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HarlemWeen

Tuesday, October 31

3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Officer of General Services is hosting HarlemWeen at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building located at 163 W. 125th Street. The family event includes music by DJ Stormin Norman, and instructional dance routine for Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” an outdoor movie, storytelling, face painting, pumpkin decorating, a costume contest and candy. Go to www.facebook.com/harlemween for more information.

Halloween at the Amsterdam News

If you're taking the kids trick-or-treating for Halloween in Harlem, be sure to come by the New York Amsterdam News offices where we will be handing out candy to children! Our building is located at 2340 Frederick Douglass Blvd. between West 125th and 126th Sts.

Harlem 1's Annual Halloween Parade

Tuesday October 31

8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

Students and staff at Success Academy Harlem 1 will be celebrating their Halloween spirit in costume! Join us for our annual halloween parade around the building. 34 W. 118th St. Click here for more information.

Halloween Storytime at the Woodlawn Heights Library

Tuesday, October 31

4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Woodlawn Heights Library in the Bronx is hosting a Halloween Storytime. There will be stories, crafts and treats for children. 4355 Katonah Ave. Bronx. Click here for more information.

Bronx PumpkinFest and Halloween Spooktacular

Tuesday, October 31

4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. presents the PumpkinFest and Halloween Spooktacular at the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club located at 550 Balcom Avenue in the Bronx. There will be popcorn, cotton candy, pumpkin designing and other treats. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 718-590-3522.

Williamsbridge Oval Pumpkin Party

Teusday, October 31

4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx) is hosting its free annual Pumpkin Party. There will be 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. Children can guess the weight of a pumpkin for a prize. The event is for children 10 and younger. Call 718-543-8672 for more information.

27th Annual Kids Halloween Parade

Tuesday, October 31

3 p.m.

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. Click here for more information.

Jerome Gun Hill BID Halloween Town

Tuesday, October 31

4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Join the Jerome Gun HIll BID community for a Halloween dance party at Jermome Garden Plaza located at Mosholu Parkway South and Jerome Avenue in the Bronx. There will be music, free candy, pumpkin decorating, and a parade down Jerome Avenue. For more information about this event, please call 718-324-4946

Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E. Third Annual Candy Bag Giveaway

Tuesday, October 31

3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E. is hosting their Third Annual Candy Bag Giveaway at their headquarters located at 306 West 128th Street. Children from ages 1 to 13 are inivted to attend with their parents.

New Journey Church of Brooklyn Halloween Party

Tuesday, October 31

5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

New Journey Church of Brooklyn is hosting its 2017 Halloween Party. The church is located at 480-84 Bainbridge St. Call 718-452-0949 for more information.

Coney Island YMCA 4th Annual Halloween Haunted House Party

Tuesday, October 31

5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Coney Island YMCA is hosting its 4th Annual Halloween Haunted House Party. Children and families can enjoy arts and crafts, games, face painting and more. Refreshments will be served.

All ages are welcome. Admission is $1 for members per person and $3 for community members. There is an additional charge for the haunted house.