Halloween Happenings

There are a number of holiday-themed events taking place in northeast Queens this weekend.

Seeking some frightful fun for the whole family? Douglaston Patch has compiled a list of Halloween events taking place in your community and nearby neighborhoods this weekend.

On Oct. 28, Alley Pond Environmental Center will host , which will include a Halloween carnival, games and crafts, at 12:30 p.m. Snacks will be served. Preregistration is required.

Flushing’s Church on the Hill will hold its annual event on Friday. The festival, which will take place along 35th Avenue, includes food, crafts, a raffle and activities for children.

At 11 a.m. that same day, the Queens County Farm Museum will offer its event, during which visitors will be able to wander around the farm to find the perfect pumpkin.

The Queens Zoo will present on Friday. The annual event, which is hosted by the Wildlife Conservation Society, includes a haunted habitat, spooky animal presentations, pumpkins, face painting, animal feedings and trick-or-treating.

That evening, stop by the Long Island Children’s Museum’s in Garden City. This costume party will offer a variety of activities for children, such as making a goody bag, face painting, viewing live bats and making arts and crafts.

On Oct. 31, the Queens Zoo will throw a at 3 p.m. Visitors will be able to listen to stories, make arts and crafts, trick or treat and view the animals. Registration is required.

For adults, take a look at Patch’s list of the to visit on Halloween. Any other great suggestions for the holiday? Please list them in the comments section below.


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