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15 Things to Do in Your Brooklyn Neighborhood This Weekend

By DNAinfo Staff | April 28, 2016 4:25pm | Updated on October 27, 2017 8:40am

 To commemorate the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Red Hook residents will hold their annual Barnacle Parade. Here, Kelly O'Neill and her dog dressed as sharks for the Barnacle Parade on Oct. 29, 2015.
To commemorate the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Red Hook residents will hold their annual Barnacle Parade. Here, Kelly O'Neill and her dog dressed as sharks for the Barnacle Parade on Oct. 29, 2015.
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DNAinfo previously rounded up the 21 of the best Halloween events in Brooklyn for kids and families this weekend. Click the link to take a look!


Haunted Carousel

Where: Prospect Park Picnic House, Prospect Park West and Fifth Street, Park Slope
When: Saturday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

Take a spin on the spooky ride while jamming out to Halloween classics.

Friday, Oct. 27

All-You-Can-Eat Pizza Halloween Party

Where: ZuriLee Pizza, 755 Flatbush Ave., Prospect-Lefferts Gardens
When: 7 p.m.

Come to this Halloween costume and all-you-can-eat pizza party at ZuriLee. Tickets — which includes bottomless sangria and beer — are $25 per person. Costumes are mandatory!

Midnight Screening: ‘Blair Witch Project’

Where: Video Revival, 346 Rogers Ave., Crown Heights
When: 11:30 p.m.

See the 1999 classic horror film at this volunteer-run theater on Rogers Avenue for just $5. The screening is part of a series of Halloween-themed films playing at the theater, including “Friday the 13th.”

► Greenpoint Cat Club

Where: Archestratus Books and Food, 160 Huron St., Greenpoint
When: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

A new club dedicated to feral Greenpoint cats will meet monthly to discuss how to deal with overpopulation and how to keep them safe and healthy.

Halloween Paddle on the Newtown Creek

Where: North Brooklyn Boat Club, 437 McGuinness Boulevard, Greenpoint
When: 7:30 p.m. to midnight

Take a spooky paddle along the murky waters of the Newtown Creek on Saturday night at the Brooklyn Boat Club, which will be running dark and silent guided tours along the water. Canoe trips leave every 20 minutes. Entry costs $30 and includes a drink.

Saturday, Oct. 28

Bo0oks Are Spo0oky Halloween Party with Tad Hills     

Where: Books Are Magic, 225 Smith St., Cobble Hill
When: 11 a.m. to noon

New York Times bestselling author Tad Hills brings his feathered friends Duck and Goose for story time with his newest book, "Duck & Goose: Honk! Quack! Boo!"  Also: trick-or-treating, face painting and a costume contest.

Haunted Halloween Carnival

Where: First Street Recreation Center, 219 First St., Park Slope
When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Come clad in your Halloween costumes for this haunted carnival that boasts crafts, games, performances and costume contests. The first 200 kids get a trick or treat bag filled with goodies.

Bed-Stuy Kids Clothing Swap

Where: Macon Library, 361 Lewis Ave., between Macon and Halsey streets, Bed-Stuy
When: Noon to 3 p.m.

Clear out the clutter and save money by bringing your child’s gently used clothes and toys to swap with other families.

Owl’s Head Halloween Skate Jam

Where: Millenium Skatepark in Owl’s Head Park near Wakeman Place and Colonial Road, Bay Ridge
When: Noon to 5 p.m.

Grab your Halloween costume and skate gear for a spooky shred session at the skate park in Owl’s Head Park. If you’re new to the sport take advantage of a free beginners skate clinic or if you’re a seasoned skater compete in a handful of contest including best trick in costume, longest pool carve, groms (13 and under) or masters (40 and over) with beats from DJ Pork Chop.

► Scary Stories in Prospect Park

Where: Lefferts Historic House, 452 Flatbush Ave., Crown Heights
When: 2 to 4 p.m.

Hear spooky stories from master storyteller Tammy Hall at the Lefferts Historic House, focusing on tales told 200 years ago in the Village of Flatbush before Brooklyn existed. There is a $3 suggested donation.

Sunday, Oct. 29

Symphony Orchestra Performance

Where: Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights
When: 2 p.m.

The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra will perform two symphonies inspired by the city of Linz, Austria: Mozart’s 36th Symphony and Anton Bruckner’s First Symphony. Tickets are $10 for members and $20 for non-members.

► Barnacle Parade

Where: Parade departs from Pioneer and Van Brunt Street, Red Hook
When: 2 p.m.

Red Hook will commemorate the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy with its annual Barnacle Parade. The procession features live music and floats surrounded by adults, children and dogs dolled up in their finest seafaring and sea creature costumes.

Monster Mash Halloween Party

Where: Shapeshifter Lab, 18 Whitwell Pl., between First and Carroll streets, Gowanus
When: 2 p.m.

This Halloween inspired fundraiser will benefit the Foundation to Cure Sanfilippo Syndrome, with face painting, spooky sets and a dance party. Parents have unfettered access to an open bar while tykes get a crack at the “creepy cool craft bar.” Tickets run $20-$25.


Where: Maria Hernandez Park, Bushwick
When: Noon to 4 p.m.

Join in at this annual Day of the Dead in celebration in Maria Hernandez Park with live music, arts and crafts activities, pumpkin painting and carving, food, dance performances and a workshop, fresh veggies and cider and a costume competition.

Mathias Enard presents 'Compass'

Where: Community Book Store, 143 Seventh Ave., Park Slope
When: 5 p.m.

Award-winning author of "Zone" and "Street of Thieves," Mathias Énard will discuss "Compass," winner of the 2015 Prix Goncourt French literary prize. The book's translator, Charlotte Mandell, will join the event organized with the French Embassy and Albertine, the Upper East Side French-focused bookshop.