(The New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd.,

(The New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx): Bring the kids for a day of pumpkin-themed fun, including costume parades, scavenger hunts, puppet theater play, spooky story times and more. You'll gape at the largest pumpkins around -- last year, the biggest topped 2,000 pounds. Info: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily (excluding Monday), through Oct. 31; $25, $10 children 2-12, 718-817-8700, nybg.org -- ANNE MACHALINSKI (Credit: Victor Chu)


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