Osprey Landing to Be Transformed Into Haunted Forest on Oct. 27

Douglas Manor Environmental Association to host Halloween event at Memorial Field.

The Douglas Manor Environmental Association is getting into the spooky spirit of the season this weekend at Udalls Cove’s Osprey Landing.

The event will run from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 27 at Memorial Field in Douglas Manor.

“We’re going to have a haunted forest with smoke machines,” said Jamie Sutherland, secretary for the Douglas Manor Association. “There will be a fortune teller, scary goblins, a bake sale, apple cider and hot chocolate, pumpkin painting and some games for the kids. It’s an event for the whole family.”

The event will also include a contest for the best Halloween costume, sword fights with a pirate and apple bobbing.

There is a $5 suggested donation per child.

It will act as a fundraiser for Osprey Landing, a two-acre parcel of land that was upgraded from a low-lying marsh to a neighborhood spot for bird watching. The landing, which opened in March, was created through the efforts of the Udalls Cove Preservation Committee and the Douglas Manor Association.

For more event about the Halloween event, contact the DMA at 718-225-3111.


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