Thrilling events will haunt our Nature Centers, Saturday, Oct. 27 as we celebrate Halloween! Get dressed up and learn about spooky animals, hike under the chilling moon, enjoy treats and more.

• Croton Point Park, 10 a.m.: Halloween Hike to Haunted Hollow
Feel the Halloween spirit on a hike to Haunted Hollow. Exhume the mysterious history and prehistory of Money Hill, the "Indian Castle,” and Haunted Hollow. Meet at Croton Point Nature Center.

• Trailside Nature Museum, 1 p.m.: Slithering Serpents
Do you find snakes a little scary? Overcome your fear by learning all about them and see live snakes up close. Co-sponsored by the Friends of Trailside Nature Museum and Ward Pound Ridge Reservation.

• Marshlands Conservancy, 1 p.m.: Marshlands Halloween Spooktacular
Spooky stories and snacks followed by a hike to learn the misunderstood fears about plants and animals in the wild.

• Cranberry Lake Preserve, 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Halloween Boo Bash
Wear your costume for the Best Costume Contest, go on a candy hunt, and make a bat craft. Refreshments will be served. Pre-registration required by October 19. Fee $4 per child.

• Lenoir Preserve, 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Howl-o-ween Party
Wear your costume for this self-guided walk through a spooky trail, learn about some of the local "scary" animals, make a bat craft, and enjoy candy and refreshments in our decorated nature center. Fee $5 per child.

• Read Wildlife Sanctuary, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Nature at Night
Find out what goes on in the fields and forests of the sanctuary after dark without flashlights to expand your senses and learn about the creatures that come out at night.