WTM Kids: October means candy, costumes and so much more!
Happy October! Halloween and fall are arguably children’s favorite times of year: pumpkin picking, candy and costumes. Here’s what’s going on from October 3rd-7th.
Boo at the Zoo
Where: The Bronx Zoo – Bronx, NY
When: Saturdays & Sundays in October (also Monday, October 8)
Cost: adults (13&older) $36.95 | kids (2&older) $26.95
Meet live animals, visit the extinct species graveyard, participate in a pumpkin carving, a candy trail, haunted pirate hayride, Bootoberfest, food trucks and lawn games!
NY Transit Museum’s 25th Annual Bus Festival
Where: Bridge Plaza – Brooklyn Bridge, NY
When: Sunday, Oct 7
Aside from checking out dope old buses, they have special activities like a meet and greet with some of the bus drivers who know our city well. Take in the view of the Manhattan skyline from this year’s new location in Bridge Plaza underneath the Brooklyn Bridge. Bring your family and sing “Wheels On The Bus” for nostalgic purposes, and yes, it’s free for all!
The NYC Children’s Theater Presents: Laurie Berkner’s Pillowland
Where: The Pete at the Flea Theater – 20 Thomas St. New York, NY 10007
When: Sun Oct 7, 2018 – Sun Jan 27, 2019
Time: Showtimes are 10am and 12pm.
“Stanley always has trouble falling asleep – even counting sheep doesn’t help! When he receives an invitation to visit the Kingdom of Pillowland, he sets off on an exciting adventure with his friends Finn, Quinn and the audience!”
Bring a pillow, be ready to take off your shoes, sit criss-cross applesauce and enjoy story time.
Important things you should know:
-arrive early for pre-show activities
-stroller parking is available in the lobby
-the restrooms at The Flea Theater are gender neutral
-tickets are required for guests ages 1 and up
-kids and parents will be asked to remove their shoes before entering the theater
-kids will be asked to sit in a designated area on the floor so they can participate, parents can sit on chairs behind their kid(s) or on the floor with them
-pajamas are encouraged!
-after the show, you can take pictures with the cast