Northwest NEWS

October 23, 2000

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Goblins, ghosts and ghouls haunt Northshore

Safe Halloween Trick-or-Treating - Candy and other treats will be given out at 27 stores in the Woodinville Towne Center to trick-or-treaters on Halloween from noon to 5 p.m. Also, the first 500 children, 12 and under, will receive a free pumpkin flashlight, which can be picked up in the courtyard near QFC and Candy Garden.
   Goblin's Party A party for people with developmental disabilities (ages 13 and older) will be held Saturday, Oct. 28, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m at Gold Creek Lodge, 16020 148th Ave. NE in Woodinville. The evening will feature a Halloween costume contest, tasty treats, homemade cider and a ghoulish dance. Cost is $8. Call (206) 296-2965 or (206) 205-8335 for information.
   Safe Halloween and Pumpkin Competition Main Street in downtown Bothell will be the site of fun-filled activities Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. Bring your carved or decorated jack-o-lantern to 101st and Main St. from 4 to 5:30 p.m. for judging. Prizes (by age groups: 6 & under; 7-12; 13-18; and adult) will be awarded at 8 p.m. Other events include face painting, a prize pond and trick-or-treating.
   Spooky Spiders Join a King County Park System naturalist for a special look at spiders Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 to 11:15 a.m. at Gold Creek Lodge, 16020 148th Ave. NE in Woodinville. Learn about the unique adaptations of spiders including how they catch their prey and get a close look at a tarantula before you go outside for a spider hunt. Call (206) 296-4171 to register.
   Haunted Pool The City of Bothell and King County are offering two hours of fright and fun at the Northshore Pool Saturday, Oct. 28. First session is from 1:45 to 3:45 p.m. for ages 6-12. Second session for ages 13-18 is from 3:45 to 5:45 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for best swimmable costumes. Cost is $5 per person. Pre-register through Bothell Parks and Recreation at (425) 486-7430.
   Spooky Wagon Remlinger Farms is taking visitors on a hair-raising wagon ride to the Haunted Homestead from 6 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 27 and 28. The 30-minute adventure starts at a bonfire where the history of the old homestead is told. Then a tractor-drawn wagon takes everyone on a tour of the homestead. The ride is an additional $5 with festival admission. Reservations are suggested, but not required. Call (425) 333-4135, ext. 100.
   Free Trick-or-Treating Redmond Town Center is offering safe trick-or-treating for all ghosts, ghouls and Harry Potters Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 6 p.m. Families and kids are also invited to create their own scarecrow at the Scarecrow Creation Station from 2 to 4 p.m.
   Halloween Festival and Costume Party The second annual Children's Hospital Halloween Festival and Costume Party will be held Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hollywood Schoolhouse, 14810 NE 145th in Woodinville. Cost at the door is $5 per child for ages two and over and includes admission, a treat bag, six game tickets and a ticket to enter the drawing for a door prize. Activities include music and entertainment by Bubbles the Clown and the Seattle Puppetory Theater, an interactive puppet show for all ages. A photographer will also be available. Parents are encouraged to wear costumes. The festival is presented by the Cooper Joseph Lytle Guild of Children's Hospital and Westover Scientific, Brittany Park Retirement Community, Hollywood Schoolhouse and Tully's Coffee. Proceeds benefit the uncompensated care program at Children's Hospital.
   Jack-O-Lantern and Scarecrow Contest Bring your decorated scarecrow or carved/decorated jack-o-lantern to Customer Service at Top Food & Drug in Woodinville between Thursday, Oct. 26 and Monday, Oct. 30, for judging which will take place on Halloween from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. by store customers. Prizes will be awarded by age group. Kids of all ages are also invited to create their own graham cracker haunted houses from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the store.
   Free Trick-or-Treat Bags, Tips Carnation police officers and Eastside firefighters will be in Carnation from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, giving out trick-or-treat bags and Halloween safety tips.
   Trick-or-Treat in Swiftwater The streets in Swifdtwater will be closed on Halloween and accessible only to residents and visitors to trick-or treat safely. Park on Entwistle and Tolt River roads.
   Fright Gallery 2000 The annual Halloween haunted house, Fright Gallery 2000, returns this year for a 15-day run ending Oct. 31. Located at 6333 First Ave. South in Seattle, the haunted house is a fundraising project to benefit the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Hours o peration are Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. to midnight and weedays and Sundays from 7 to 10 p.m. Admission is $10 per person on Friday and Saturday and $7 on weeknights and Sunday.
   Halloween Extravaganza A community-wide fall celebration for families featuring art-making activities, art demonstrations, music, ghost stories and pony rides will be held at the site of the future Olympic Sculpture Park in downtown Seattle Sunday, Oct. 29, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This Seattle Art Museum event is held in conjunction with the Seattle Aquarium's annual Trick or Treat on the Waterfront. Tickets are $5 per person. Call (206) 654-3121.
   Senior Halloween Dance All area seniors are invited to the annual Senior Halloween Dance on Monday, Oct. 30, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Seattle Center House. Free ballroom dance class will be held from 11;30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dancers are encouraged to wear a costume or mask. Prizes will be awards. Admission is free. Call (206) 684-7200 for information.