Trick or Treat: Halloween Events in D35 and Safety Tips

Halloween is one of the most enjoyable days of the year for children, but parents should be aware of potential safety risks when not properly supervised. Trick-or-treaters should always have adult supervision, even if they are traveling with groups of friends, to ensure that the only scary experiences children have are those associated with the spirit of Halloween.

  • Children should wear flame-resistant costumes that allow them to move their arms and walk freely without tripping.  Masks should not impede normal vision, breathing, or hearing. Makeup and face paint should be non-toxic.  Use flexible props, such as foam rather than plastic, to avoid children from accidentally hurting one another.
  • Children who trick-or-treat at night should carry a flashlight and wear reflective or light-colored clothing and costumes.  Using reflective tape is also an option.
  • Be aware of your surroundings at all times. Be familiar with the neighborhood you plan on visiting. Practice street safety: be alert when crossing the street, avoid looking down at cellphones.
  • Avoid poorly-lit areas and homes of people you do not know.
  • Travel in groups. Remember, there is safety in numbers (at least 1 adult).
  • Avoid displaying valuables or electronic devices. Thieves will use this holiday to hide behind masks to commit crimes.
  • Place emergency identification information discreetly inside clothing of small children.
  • Adults should inspect all treats before allowing children to consume them.
  • Halloween treats should only be consumed if appropriately packaged in their original, unopened packages.  Avoid homemade or unpackaged treats.
  • Remember to utilize 911 for all emergencies and 311 for non-emergency situations.

-courtesy of the NYPD


Saturday, October 21

Annual Harvest Hang

11AM – 3PM

Brooklyn Navy Yard – 63 Flushing Avenue Brooklyn, NY

For more info and to RSVP (strongly encouraged), click here.


Saturday, October 21

Movies Under the Stars: The Addams Family (1991)

6PM – 8PM

Fort Greene Park

For more info, click here.


Wednesday, October 25-30*

78th Precinct’s Haunted House

3PM – 9PM

78th Precinct – 65 Sixth Avenue Brooklyn, NY

The 78th Precinct will transform its basement into a bone-chilling haunted house for the days leading up to Halloween. The frightful site routinely draws hundreds who line up around the block for the event.


Saturday, October 28

Coding Tricks and Treats

10AM

808 Nostrand Avenue Brooklyn, NY

RSVP: https://dgicodingtricksandtreats.eventbrite.com

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Saturday, October 28

19th Annual Great PUPkin Dog Costume Contest

11:30AM

Fort Greene Park (northwest corner)

For more info, click here.


Saturday October 28

Prospect Park’s 38th Annual Halloween Haunted Walk and Fair

12PM – 3PM

Prospect Park

Encounter zombies, werewolves, witches, and other Halloween characters on a haunted walk through the woodland Lookout Hill, ideal for families with children ages 7-12. All ages can enjoy a festive Halloween Fair on the Nethermead, featuring family-friendly activities, as well as sweet and savory treats from some of the city’s top food trucks.

For more info and to RSVP, click here.


Saturday October 28

Fall Harvest Costume Party

12PM – 4PM

The Black Lady Theater – 750 Nostrand Avenue Brooklyn, NY

There will be face painting, prizes, music, food and drinks, games, arts and crafts, and story-telling in a festival for the whole family! The event is free to the public.

courtesy of Brooklyn Community Board No. 8


Saturday October 28

Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Ghouls and Ghords

12PM – 5:30PM

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 150 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn, NY

For more info, click here.


Saturday October 28

17th Annual Fort Greene Park Halloween Festival

12PM – 3PM

Fort Greene Park

For more info, click here.


Saturday October 28

8th Annual Franklin Avenue Halloween Parade

3:30PM

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Sunday, October 29

Boo to You! FAB Halloween Fun Fest 

11AM

Putnam Triangle (Fulton St. & Grand Ave.) Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn LOVES Halloween, and FABFulton is no exception!

We’ve got a full day of frighteningly FAB (and FREE) fun planned that the whole family can enjoy, as once again Pratt Institute’s Inter-Greek Council partners with FAB Alliance to present a lively Halloween Fun Fest at Putnam Triangle Plaza (Fulton St. & Grand Ave.), Sunday, Oct. 29, from 11a-3pm. Wear your costumes and check out the many activity stations featuring face-painting, paper bag puppet-making, mummy wrapping, slime making and other cool arts & crafts to get you into the spooky spirit of the season. A DJ will keep the crowd moving to the beat, while a stilt walker and other performers mingle about. Our friends at Ridgewood Savings Bank will also be out with free swag and treats, so be sure to add this event to your Halloween calendar!

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Sunday, October 29

Brooklyn Music School’s Musical Haunted House*

3PM – 6PM

Brooklyn Music School – 126 St. Felix Street Brooklyn, NY

For more info, click here.


Tuesday, October 31

BAMboo!

4PM

Peter Jay Sharp Building – 30 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY

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Start your night of trick-or-treating at BAM’s free outdoor Halloween block party. Come celebrate our spirited tradition with family-friendly music and mischief.

Featuring:

• Candy giveaways
• Bounce house
• Carnival games
• Costume contest
• Arts & crafts
• And more

Happy Halloween, Fort Greene!

For more info, click here.


Tuesday, October 31 (rescheduled from 10/29 due to rain)

AbunDance Academy of the Arts’ Thriller Flash Mob

4-6PM

Intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Emerson Place, Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Click here to learn the dance routine.

For more info, click here.

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Tuesday, October 31

Clinton Avenue “Halloween 313”

5PM – 9PM

313 Clinton Avenue Brooklyn, NY

For more info, click here.


Tuesday, October 31

Halloween Safe Path Walk

5PM

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Tuesday, October 31

A Clinton Hill Halloween

5:30PM

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 * courtesy of DNA Info

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02/12- 02/26 Event: Black Artstory Fridays 2016

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Event: Conversation: Art as Protest, Protest as Art

Friday, Feb 12, 7-9pm
*Space is limited/ Arrive Early

Moderated by Erica Cardwell with Panelists Jamal T. Lewis (cultural worker and emerging multidisciplinary performance artist), Janisha R. Gabriel (Speak My Name Project, board member of The BLK Projek, and the Technology & Design organizer for the #BlackLivesMatter), and Isissa Komada-John (Exhibitions Manager at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture). This panel will discuss the collective power of radical artistic communities. Artists will share their “entry points” and define “radical” as black practitioners and art makers.

Leisure Life, 559 Myrtle Avenue between Emerson & Classon
RSVP: http://blackartstorytalk.eventbrite.com

Facebook: http://bit.ly/SOMEASSEMBLYREQUIRED_FILM

#blackartstory
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Event: FILM: re-work/re-frame

Date: Friday, Feb 19, 7-9pm

*Space is limited/ Arrive Early
Featuring films by Yisa Fermin, Lindsay Catherine Harris, Jamal Lewis, Fredgy Noel and Esteban del Valle.
A Night of Short Films & Documentaries spotlighting voices unheard or unseen. A night to re-view and re-frame perceptions and interpretations of the lived experiences of people of color.

Pratt Institute’s Film/Video Center, 550 Myrtle Avenue
RSVP: http://blackartstoryfilm.eventbrite.com
Facebook: http://bit.ly/SOMEASSEMBLYREQUIRED_FILM

#blackartstory
@myrtleavebklyn @prattinstitute


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Event: PERFORMANCE: The Glass Eye Featuring Hot Hands & members of Victorious Dance Company
Date: Friday, Feb 26, 7-9pm
*Space is limited/ Arrive Early

The placement of a camera on a body of authority as a deterrent of violence to another has created new forms of perception and symbolism concerning race relations and the growing paranoia for “the other” from both citizens and those sworn to protect them. The Glass Eye is a multi-disciplinary performance piece for voice, music, dance and film concerning the disembodiment of the black body through police violence; and the subsequent protests in reaction to these incidents—witnessed through the camera eye.
BLDG 92 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, 63 Flushing Ave at Carlton Avenue
RSVP: http://blackartstoryperformance.eventbrite.com

Facebook: http://bit.ly/SOMEASSEMBLYREQUIRED_PERFORMANCE

#blackartstory
@myrtleavebklyn @BLDGg_92

 

 

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Events for the Week of September 28-October 2, 2015

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NYPD 78th Precinct Community Council Meeting

Tuesday, September 29 at 7:30PM

78th Precinct Station House  – 65 Sixth Avenue Brooklyn, NY


SUNY College Fair 2015

Thursday, October 1, 2015

4PM

Jacob Javits Center 655 W. 34th Street New York, NY

RSVP: http://bit.ly/1MV3LS1


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9/28 Event: Zoning for Quality and Affordability Community Presentation

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