A child dressed up in a costume posing for the camera in front of the front door
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    Children and families dressed up in costumes and ready to partake in fun activities at Gracie Mansion in celebration of Halloween.
Musicians playing for the guests as they enter Gracie Mansion.

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    Thank you to our Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Reception Community Engagement Partner: EmblemHealth
The beautifully draped entrance to the tent.
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    Mayor Bill de Blasio celebrates Diwali, the festival of lights, with New York City's South Asian American and Caribbean American community.
Guests with henna on their hands mingling at the Reception.

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    Thank you for to our Diwali Reception Community Engagement Partner: EmblemHealth
I Giullari Di Piazza playing on stage at the Italian Heritage Reception.
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    Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray celebrate Italian heritage with New York City’s members of the Italian-American community.

Our city is only as strong as the bonds that bring us together.

In support of the Mayor and First Lady's commitment to honor the diverse communities of our City, the Mayor's Office of Special Projects and Community Events (MOSPCE) organizes, manages and directs Mayoral public ceremonies, celebrations and receptions, in partnership with city agencies and with the support of the private sector. These special events are hosted at Gracie Mansion-also known as the People's House-and other iconic sites across the City.