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Halloween + Story Time @ Word Up

Stop by Word Up on Saturday, October 31st from 1-4pm for some trick-or-treating, books, and a costume contest with some awesome prizes! Word Up staff will dress up and play music 🙂 There will be a story time at 1:30pm with author Scarlen Martinez as she reads her book The Tale of El Chiquitín.

All kids are welcome to some dressed up to pick up books, candy, and enter the costume contest to win a $50 gift card to Word Up.

All customers and attendees must wear masks and social distance.


Life is great for Sissy Dominguez. She has the best mom and dad and the world’s BESTEST best friend: Rosario. But one day everything changes, when mam y pap return from a trip with a surprise for her The surprise was not at all what Sissy expected. Her parents seem to have changed forever and her grandma blames the mysterious el Chiquitín. With no clues to go on, it is up to Sissy and her best friend Rosario to figure out what’s in the mysterious package that is drastically changing her family’s life.

Can you help Sissy and her best friend find clues to solve the mystery of el Chiquit n and save their parents?

Scarlen Martinez is a Dominican American educator who specializes in supporting children with diverse learning needs.

‘Green Da Block’ Community Clean-up on W. 182nd St.

Community come thru! Friends of WHEELS and the Lower East Side Ecology Center are hosting a bilingual community education and service event that aims to make the connection between environmental justice, public health, and streetscape beautification in Washington Heights! Join us to remove trash & weeds, cultivate the soil, and apply compost to street tree beds. Materials and tools will be provided.

Please wear closed-toed shoes. Masks are required.RSVP HERE.

Contact: Genesis Abreu, g.abreu@wheelsnyc.org
Fecha: sábado, 30 de octubre , 2021
Hora: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Lugar: 511 W 182nd St, New York, NY 10033.Acompáña a Friends of WHEELS y al Lower East Side Ecology Center está organizando un evento de servicio y educación comunitario bilingüe. Este evento hara la conexión entre la justicia ambiental, la salud pública y el embellecimiento de la calle 182 en Washington Heights.Participe en retirar la basura y hierbas malas, cultive la tierra y aplique abono a los árboles de la calle 182. Se proporcionarán herramientas y materiales.

Asegúrese de usar calzado cómodo. Se requieren cubrebocas.

Contacto: Génesis Abreu, g.abreu@wheelsnyc.org

Highbridge Park: Spooktacular Halloween Party

Saturday, October 30, 2021

11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Let’s celebrate the Halloween season with an afternoon of seasonally-themed games, arts & crafts, and fun activities. Children and their guardians are welcome to wear their costumes.

  • Covid1- vaccination required, for those who are eligible, to enter the recreation center to participate in activities.
  • Please wear a mask regardless of vaccination status.
  • All individuals should maintain social distancing of six feet during programming, regardless of vaccination status.
  • Wash your hands before attending a program.
  • Stay home if you are sick.

Contact accessibility@parks.nyc.gov or (212) 360-1430 for more information regarding accessibility