Harlem Happenings: Urban Garden Center Fall Festival, La Colmenita, Halloween Pumpkin Sail

We have another Fall weekend in Harlem where there are fun things to do! On Saturday, October 22, Urban Garden Center in East Harlem is holding their Annual Fall Festival.  It starts at noon and runs to 4 p.m. with plenty of activities for friends, family and kids! Head on over to 116th Street and Park Avenue this coming Saturday!

Also on Saturday is La Colmenita! The Children’s Theater of Cuba will be performing in Harlem at the Harriet Tubman Learning Center, located at 250 West 127th Street. The show starts at 3 p.m. It is a rare U.S. appearance and its happening right here in our community. Learn more about La Colmenita by clicking here.

On Sunday, October 23, the Central Park Conservancy continues their tradition with its Annual Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Sail at the Dana Discovery Center at Harlem Meer (inside Central Park on 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues). This event starts at 4 p.m. and wearing a Halloween costume for kids is highly encouraged. Participants can also bring a carved pumpkin so that it can be a part of the pumpkin sail!

And that’s what’s happening in Harlem this weekend…all for FREE!

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4 responses to “Harlem Happenings: Urban Garden Center Fall Festival, La Colmenita, Halloween Pumpkin Sail

  1. It’s hard to believe that all of these events in Harlem are happening for free! Although, we’ll probably end up with a few purchases from the Fall Festival!

  2. I’ve been to the Halloween Pumpkin Sail at the Harlem Meer a couple of years ago – it was gorgeous. They had a witch playing music on a saw!
    Here is a photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/monkeyone/4046032859/in/photostream/

  3. Were you there? I was – it was great. If you missed it, this is a report CNN did of the event: http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-693675 (in the photo section, number 7 is a video of the ‘Saw Lady’).

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