BROOKLYN HISTORY FAIR
Artist Ron Baron helps children create 25-foot towering sculpture which will be displayed until 2000; Brooklyn Public Library, Grand Army Plaza (Ocean Pkwy.), 718-230-2767; Tues. 10-2, free.
FAMILY ART WORKS!
Parents & kids learn printmaking techniques with Louise Nevelson; the Educational Alliance, 197 E. B'way (Jefferson St.), 780-2300 ext.428; Sun. 10:30-12 & 12:30-2, $8 per family of 3.
FISHING: CATCH & RELEASE
Learn proper method to release fish without hurting yourself or fellow fishermen with Central Park Conservancy staff; Dana Discovery Center, Central Park, 110th St. (5th Ave.), 860-1370 to register; Weds.-Sun. & Tues. 10-4, free [through 10/30].
HALLOWEEN ON HAUNTED WALK
Puppeteer Ralph Lee entertains children?all ages welcome; NY Botanical Garden, 200th St. (Southern Blvd.), Bronx, 718-817-8747; Sun. 2-4, call for price.
HALLOWEEN PARADE & PUMPKIN SAIL
All hobgoblins & witches welcome?storytelling (3:30), costume parade (4:30) & jack-o-lanterns afloat the Harlem Meer (5:30); Dana Discovery Center, Harlem Meer in Central Park, 110th St. (5th Ave.), 860-1370; Sun. 3:30-6:30, call for price.
MYTHS & MAGIC
In collaboration with "Clemente" exhibit, children create art inspired by myths; Guggenheim Museum, 1071 5th Ave. (88th St.), res. req. 423-3587; Sun. at 2-4, $15 incl. workshop & adm. for adult & child.
PIONEER SAILS!
90-minute sail on historic schooner, Pioneer?food, fun, & more for the whole family; Pier 16, South St. Seaport, Fulton St. (East River), rsvp 748-8786; daily sails at 12:30, 3:30, 7, 9:30, $20, $15 st./s.c., $12 child.
PUMPKIN PATCH
Pick pumpkins from NY Botanical Garden's pumpkin patch, 200th St. (Southern Blvd.), Bronx, 718-817-8700 for info; Sat. 11-4.
THE RUSTIC TOUCH
Make your own miniature furniture mocked after Central Park's "natural rustic" style; Dana Discovery Center, Harlem Meer in Central Park, 110th St. (5th Ave.), 860-1370; Sat. at 1-2:30, free.
SATURDAYS ALIVE!
Family events incl. "Gourd Harvest" with artist Borikongo (12:30-2:30), "Mix-it-Up: Collage & Photography" feat. artists from International Center of Photography (12:30-2:30) & miming, dance & martial art performances (3-4); Arts Connection, 120 W. 46th St. (betw. 6th Ave. & B'way), 302-7433 ext.1440; Sat., $2-$6.
SHAKESPEARE'S HAUNTED HOUSE
The ghost of Shakespeare confronts Hamlet's ghost & other "scary" creations during Faux-Real Theater Company's interactive Halloween play; Belvedere Castle, Central Park (midpark at 81st St.), 772-0120; Sat. & Sun. 1-5, free.
WAVE HILL'S FOURD FESTIVAL: CALABASH
Activities incl. "Family Art Project" (1-4), "World Nature Music (2-4:30), "Instrument Building" (1-4) & "Informative & Carving Demonstration" (12-4); Wave Hill, 675 W. 252nd St. (Indep. Ave.), Bronx, 718-549-3200; Sat. & Sun. 12-4, free w/grounds adm.
WRITING WORKSHOPS FOR TEENS
Learn how to generate ideas & explore different writing styles with filmmaker K. Wise's "Casting Your Net" (Thurs. 4-6), Adam Nadler's "Writing & Producing the Screenplay" (Mon. 4-6) & Marcelle Karp's "Making the Zine" (Mon. 4-6)?ages 13 & up; Writer's Voice at the West Side YMCA, 5 W. 63rd St. (Central Pk. W.), 875-4124; free [through 12/16].