Festive events celebrate Halloween and harvest seasons
Apparitions are ready for Halloween appearances.
Photo by Jeff Switzer/Woodinville Weekly.
Local communities are hosting a number of Halloween and harvest time events Thursday, Oct. 31, celebrating the autumn season.
- Safe Halloween fun will be featured on Bothell's Main Street from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Kids can go trick-or-treating at local merchants, and enjoy face painting and a pumpkin carving contest.
- Woodinville Towne Center (Stock Market area) will provide trick-or-treating for families with young children between noon and 5 p.m. Halloween family photos will be available for $1.50.
- At Woodinville Plaza (Albertson's area), families with young children can go trick-or-treating from 3-7 p.m.
- Maltby Elementary School will hold its annual family Halloween Carnival from 5:30-8 p.m. Roving costume judges will give out awards. There will be ticket sales for games with candy prizes; free admission.
- The community is invited to "Hallelujah Harvest" from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Woodinville Community United Methodist Church, 17110 140th Ave. NE. Featured will be illusions by Castro, games, mini-golf, cake walk, a maze, prizes, and candy. All events are indoors; costumes are not required. Call 483-5252 for details.
- Ages 2-8 are invited to a Halloween party at the Woodinville Library at 10:30 a.m. Be sure to wear your costume and enjoy songs, films, and games. Snacks will be provided.
- Monster stories, songs, and crafts for ages 2 1/2-6 are at the Romp the Monster Stomp, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bothell Library.
- Costumed trick-or-treaters can drop in at the Kenmore Library to create a holiday craft or enjoy light refreshments from 3:30-5 p.m. Children under 5 need an adult.
- The Redmond Library will provide all treats with no tricks at a special storytime for ages 4-8 at 1:30 p.m. Dress up and stay for a treat.
- In Seattle, families can enjoy trick-or-treating, apple fishing, and tombstone rubbing during The Children's Museum's annual Halloween celebration from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Come dressed as your favorite animal, character, or other creature and march in costume parades at 11:30 a.m., and 2:30 and 5 p.m. Call 441-1768.