The Van Cortlandt House Museum (pictured above, Broadway & West 246th Street ) will be transformed into a haunted house on Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31. A group of historians will transform the museum and its grounds into a gory 18th Century exhibit. Event begins at 4 p.m. For tickets, call (718) 543-3344.
Today the Bronx River Arts Center will be having a Halloween party and open house for new, returning, and past students. Talk with teachers and staff, enjoy Halloween tricks, treats, and games, and view artwork currently installed at the center. The event will run from 4 to 7 p.m. on the fourth floor. For more information visit www.bronxriverart.org.
Tomorrow (Oct. 30), the St. Philip Neri School in Bedford Park (3031 Grand Concourse) will be hosting a Haunted School House. Tickets are $10 and include a haunted walk and music from 7 to 10 p.m. Safe and secure Halloween fun for the entire family
Join the Urban Park Rangers to Celebrate Samhain this Saturday (Oct. 31) with a nature walk through the woods at Van Cortlandt Park. During the walk, participants will learn about Celtic and Druidic cultural roots in modern Halloween traditions. Visitors should meet at the nature center, inside the park at Broadway and 246th St. The event begins at 1 p.m.
Kids between the ages of 2 and 10 are invited to participate in a Halloween Fun Run at Van Cortlandt Park this Saturday (Oct. 31). Children are encouraged to wear costumes during the event, which will take place at 2 p.m. at Van Cortlandt Stadium, Broadway and 241st Street.
The Uptown Coffeehouse presents The Work O' The Weavers on Sunday November 1 at 5 p.m. at 4450 Fieldston Road (the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture Bldg.) Admission is $18. Bronx cultural cards are accepted. For more information, call (718) 885-2955 or visit www.uptowncoffeehouse.org.
This will be the last weekend that the Bronx Zoo will be hosting Boo at the Zoo. Events include a haunted hayride, musical performances, a hay maze, treat stations located around the zoo and much more. Children between the ages of 3 and12 will receive free admission alongside a paying adult if they wear a wildlife themed costume. Limit one free child admission per adult. For more information, click here.
On November 1, come to the River Masquerade, a family art project, to make a mask or costume to wear in a parade of river life celebrating the Hudson, (free with admission to the grounds), in the Kerlin Learning Center at Wave Hill, located at West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, call (718) 549-3200 or visit their website here.
The Bronx Library Center will be hosting Code Breakers!, an event for young adults on Nov. 3 at 4 p.m. The Center is located at 310 E. Kingsbridge Rd., just off Fordham Road. For a detailed schedule, call (718) 579-4244 ex.46 or visit www.nypl.org.