We’re not even halfway into October and Halloween events are in full swing! Whether you’re ready for spooky activities or not, we found some great stuff to do with your kids this weekend. Make monster masks at the Sony Wonder Technology Lab, create a 3D chocolate lollipop mold at Pixel Academy or put on a costume for a Citibabes Halloween party. Also happening this weekend – Zumba for babies at City Treehouse, a fun-filled CD release party for Lloyd Miller and the chance to try hockey for free with none other than the New York Rangers.
Monster Mask Making
Explore the characteristics of scary monsters, then make a spooky monster mask to take home featuring eerie eyes, creepy stares and ghoulish grins at the Sony Wonder Technology Lab. Reservations required. Sat., 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Midtown. $6. All ages. Event details.
Zumba comes to the baby and toddler set with Zumbini, a program designed to get 0 to 3 year olds wiggling, giggling, singing and learning together with you. Give it a try at City Treehouse. Sat., 9:30 am to 10:15 am. Chelsea. $20. Ages 0-3. Event details.
Citibabes Halloween Spooktacular
Celebrate Halloween at Citibabes. Dress in costume and enjoy spooky stories, arts and crafts, cupcake decorating, a concert with Suzandy’s, photos and more. Sun., 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Soho. Free. $35 non-members, $10 members. All ages. Event details.
Lloyd Miller CD Release Party
This show will serve as both the CD release party for S.S. Brooklyn, Miller’s first solo sing-along album, as well as the 10th anniversary party for his band, The Deedle Deedle Dees. Expect many surprise guests, include a few members of the Dees, to hop up on stage during what is sure to become the most raucous solo kid’s concert you’ll ever witness! Sun., 3:00 pm. Gowanus. $10. All ages. Event details.
Chocolate Pop Workshop
In this 3D modeling and CAD workshop, kids will design their own 3D silicone mold and make chocolate lollipops. They can make their mold resemble anything from a monster to a beloved pet. Later, they can use their mold at home to make chocolate pops. They’ll also take home 6 lollipop sticks and 12 candy eyeballs. Sat., 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Cobble Hill. $45. All ages. Event details.
Skate with the New York Rangers
Is your kid interested in hockey? Try it for free at this special day to skate with the New York Rangers. Bring your own equipment if you have it, but if not, the Rangers will bring a limited supply on a first come, first served basis. Pre-registration required. Sun., 7:30 am – 10:30 am. Long Island City. Free. Ages 0-10. Event details.
What fun activities do you have planned this weekend?
— Julie Seguss
Image courtesy of Tribeca Film Festival