Fall Harvest Festival promotes child-friendly Halloween

Matthew Trinidad-Moreta sits next to a scarecrow at BOLD’s second annual Fall Harvest Festival on Friday, October 31.
Photo courtesy of the Bronx Organization for Learning Differences

BOLD (Bronx Organization for Learning Differences) held their second annual Fall Harvest Festival at 2885 St. Theresa Avenue on Friday, October 31 This event was held in response to the concerns of parents who do not want their children to participate in customary Halloween festivities due to religious reasons or are reluctant to have their children engage in fantasy by wearing Halloween costumes, and was attended by Assemblyman Robert J. Rodriguez, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto and Lucy Recio, deputy director for Education and Youth Services of Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.

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(l-r) Muhammad Diakite, Natalie Lozano, Yaydara Green, Leialynn Manuel and Jahziel Aquino enjoy the festivities of BOLD’s second annual Fall Harvest Festival.
Photo courtesy of the Bronx Organization for Learning Differences

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