Saturday, October 22, 2011

Revel in *NYC*: Weekend Happening Oct. 22 -Oct. 23

              There's nothing worse than a house full of sick people on sunny Saturday morning! It's just my luck everyone's sniffling, sneezing and scratching their throats. The computer was even sick last night so I couldn't post this early. I guess it couldnt have come at a better time sinceTristan's first birthday party is a week from today, so here's hoping we get this over quickly! I'm leaving it up to YOU my readers to go out and explore the city for us and share what you did. I hope this doesn't find you too late! Happy Weekend All!

KEY TO EVENTS:{E} for everyone {D} for a date {C} for the Chicas {K} for the kiddies
{F} for the Fellas {P} for the pets

 Weekends in October  ~ Boo at the Zoo @ the Bronx Zoo ~

(Events go on throughout the day) {E} For discounted ticket prices order online
Celebrate a New York Halloween tradition! October weekends are packed with activities, including hay mazes and hayrides, costume parades, musical theater, magic shows, and live music. Embark on a Haunted Safari to explore their B.O.O. Labs where Dr. D. Zaster is putting the final touches on Expedition Earth–his top secret experiment. Best of all, come visit with their bats, cats, and creepiest critters.This weekend, don't miss your chance to meet cast members from the Broadway musical Wicked
And don't forget, kids in costume get in free!*
Location:  Bronx River Parkway and Boston Road, Bronx, NY
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Weekends in October ~ NYC A-scarium @ the Aquarium ~
(check site for schedule of event times) {E} For ticket prices check here
Julie Larsen Maher©WCS
At the Aquarium’s annual Halloween celebration, meet all our sea monsters, and enjoy magic shows, live music, storytelling, and crafts activities. Don’t miss their special Halloween 4-D feature, The Curse of Skull Rock, showing in the theater outside the aquarium entrance. Collect treats at their treat stations, and venture into our creepy Shipwreck. Kids in costume get in FREE
Location: Surf Ave at 8th street
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Saturday Oct. 22nd - Oct. 31st ~ The Haunted Pumpkin Garden ~
(Various Times) {E} Adults: $20 Students/Seniors: $18 Children 2–12: $8 Children under 2: Free
Members: Free

Pumpkin sculptures of spooky scarecrows, frightening spiders, sneaky snakes, and more designed by artist Michael Natiello await discovery at every turn in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden. Youngsters play inside a ''gourd-geous'' Pumpkin House, put on a scary show at the Pumpkin Puppet Theater, have a ''hoot'' finding out what owls eat by dissecting pellets, and look for wiggly worms under a rotting log. Kids of all ages are encouraged to wear scary costumes for daily parades through the Adventure Garden. This weekend The Haunted Pumpkin Garden gets scary after dark. Brave kids (with flashlights in hand) navigate around the eerie sculptures and go trick-or-treating along the garden paths. After exploring, decorate a pumpkin to take home
Location: The New York Botanical Gardens 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx NY 10458
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Saturday Oct.22nd & Sunday Oct.23 ~ Fall Festival @ Dekalb Market ~
(check site for times ) {E} FREE food and merchandise for purchase
During this two day event enjoy checking out the newest addition of vendors to this unique market place.
Children can enjoy face painting before joining in the Halloween parade, make  crafts and trick or treat! There won't be treats just for the kids, the grown folks can enjoy German draft beer and seasonal treats from and On Sunday in addition to the face painting, crafts and treats, there will be a special family movie shown to celebrate Halloween.
Location: Dekalb Market 138 Willoughby St, Brooklyn, at the intersection of Flatbush ave extension and Willoughby.
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Saturday Oct.22nd & Sunday Oct.23rd ~ BEING ELMO ~
(Check site for show times/ Meet Kevin Clash and Elmo @12:35, 2:25 and 4:15 this weekend) {E}
Image from IFC site
 Beloved by children of all ages around the world, Elmo is an international icon.  But few people know his creator, Kevin Clash.  Displaying his creativity and talent at a young age, Kevin ultimately found a home with his idol, master puppeteer Jim Henson, on Sesame Street. Narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, this documentary includes rare archival footage, interviews with Frank Oz, Rosie O’Donnell, Cheryl Henson, Joan Ganz Cooney and others, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the world of the Muppets.
Tickets: Adults $13, Kids and Senioes$9 and members $8
Location: IFC THEATER 323 SIXTH Ave at West 3rd street
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Saturday Oct. 22nd ~ VH1'S Save the Music Family Day ~
( 10am-4pm) {E} FREE
Throughout the Day Children of All Ages Can:  Explore playing instruments at the Instrument Discovery Zone, experience Musical Workshops & Activities, Sing Along Story Time, a live Drum Circle, attend a Tribute to the 50th Anniversary of West Side Story, enjoy a Getting To Know Rodgers & Hammerstein Interactive and meet SpongeBob Squarepants!
Location:  PS 334, The Anderson School, at 100 West 77th Street in New York City
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Saturday Oct. 22nd ~ The 21st Annual Tompkin Square Park ~
(12pm-3pm) {P} FREE
Over 3,000 spectators will gather in Tompkins Square Park to watch hundreds of masquerading dogs in the country’s largest Halloween Dog Parade. Area merchants are invited to participate in this exciting community renewal fundraiser. All proceeds go to the N.Y.C. Department of Parks & Recreation for the upkeep of the newly restored Tompkins Square Dog Run.

Location: Tompkin Square park dog run on 9th street between Ave A and B
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Sunday Oct. 22nd ~ Meet the cast of Broadway show The Addams Family @ Books of Wonder ~
(12pm-1pm) {K/3-8} FREE
Join cast members for a very special storytime featuring books from our Books of Wonder & The Addams Family Halloween book table. The cast members will sign autographs, take pictures with fans and the storytime will wrap up with one lucky family winning a free pair of tickets to see The Addams Family on Broadway. 
Location: Books of wonder @ 18 West 18th Street New York, NY 10011
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Sunday Oct. 22nd ~ Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Sail ~
(4pm-7pm) {E} FREE
Wear your costume and bring a carved jack-o’-lantern before 5:30 pm for spooky music, live entertainment, a parade, and New York City’s largest pumpkin flotilla at twilight. Please check here for jack-o’-lantern size, weight, and decoration restrictions.
Location:110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues (Central Park)
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xoxo, Dellah

Looking for other great things to do this weekend? Check out Time out New york and Time Out Kids online and in news stands. One of my absolute favorite go to sources for things to do around NYC!!

  ~ Dellah's Jubilation is only suggesting events that are thought to be fun and interesting based on opinion. Dellah's Jubilation is not responsible for cancelled events or any other event changes (time, location etc.) due to mother nature or those running the event. Please double check all links to event for updates and changes. Dellahs Jubilation is not affiliated with Time out New York or Time Out Kids New York or any other magazine. I just love their magazine and site when on the hunt for things to do. Dellah's Jubilation always intends to give proper attribution if a credit was foreseen, it was purely accidental and credit will be given where it's due. Most importantly hit the streets and have fun

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