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Halloween Harvest FestivalOct 26, 12pm - 4pmSocrates Sculpture Park

The final event of our 2019 season is inspired by the Haitian Festival of the Ancestors, as we welcome Konfederasyon Nasyonal Vodouyizan Ayisyen (K.N.V.A.) and Imamou back to Socrates for Halloween Harvest: Fèt Gede!

Vibrant cultural activities include a Gede song workshop, card readings, and a procession culminating in a powerful dance and drum performance conceived and directed by Alexandra Jean-Joseph, with choreography by Mikerline Pierre and music by Menesky “Sky” Magloire.

It also wouldn’t be Halloween at Socrates without these much-loved traditions: costume-making, Agostino Arts face-painting, Urban Shaman Mama Donna’s Pet Memorial Altar and Blessing of the Animals, and our hilarious, adorable, always creative Doggie Costume Contest with local judges Château Le Woof and Friends with Four Paws!

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Natures Workshop: Autumn CraftsOct 26, 1 pm - 2:30 pm218th Street and Indian Road

Autumn provides us with an abundance of colors which inspire creativity.

Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon of creativity using materials provided by mother nature and our most colorful season, autumn.

Explorer's Club: OrienteeringOct 27, 1 pm - 2:30 pmPelham Bay Nature Center - Bruckner Boulevard and Wilkinson Avenue

To be an explorer, you need navigation skills, a sense of curiosity, survival skills, and environmental responsibility. Join the Urban Park Rangers while we map and navigate parts of New York City’s largest park and earn a navigation stamp.

Collect one stamp at each Explorer’s Club program to earn a prize. 


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