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5 Fun Family Events And Things To Do With Kids This Fall In NYC

October 4, 2011 10:15 AM

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Just a few of the events for the whole family going on in the city this autumn. By Carly Sitzer.

Visit Queen’s County Farm Museum

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Queen’s County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004
718-347-3276
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You don’t have to go far to get the “country” feel this fall! Instead, just take a trip to the Queen’s County Farm Museum, where you can experience “The Amazing Maize Maze” every weekend. If you’re looking to pick the perfect pumpkin, their pumpkin patch will be open in the month of October. There will also be special, autumn-themed events such as an apple festival and a children’s fall festival!

New York Film Festival

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Film Society of Lincoln Center
70 Lincoln Center Plaze
New York, NY, 10023
212-875-5417
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For 49 years, filmmakers have been coming to New York to participate in the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s New York Film Festival. The 17-day event, which will be held from Sept. 30 – Oct. 16, showcases not only the year’s best new work, but also the classics. Additionally, filmmakers will be there to give an insider’s prospective of your favorite film and the realities of the business.

Go To Kid’s Fall Fest

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Madison Square Park
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Put on your Halloween costume and come down to Madison Square Park on Oct. 15 for Kid’s Fall Fest. At this free event, kids will be able to enjoy face painting, live music, snacks, arts and crafts, games and more! The Big Apple Circus will be there to lead a costume parade in the park.

Check Out The Columbus Day Parade

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For 40 years, Columbus Day has been celebrated in New York City with the Columbus Day Parade on fifth avenue. Celebrate the founding of America, Italian-American heritage and a day off from school and check out the parade on Oct. 11.

Go To Comic Con NYC

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Jacob Javits Center
655 West 34th St.
New York, NY, 10001
212-216-2000
newyorkcomiccon.com
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Comic Con, arguably the largest comic convention, is coming to New York Oct. 13 – 16! Comic Con brings comic lovers of all genres and generations together for a weekend to meet one another, learn more about their favorite comics and hear from experts and professionals in the field.

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