The Great Pumpkin Party, Laurelhurst CommunityCenter, 4554 NE 41stSt., Friday, October 16, 6 to 8 p.m. Watch theclassic tale “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” on the big screen atLaurelhurst. Decorate a mini-pumpkin and make Halloween crafts. Kids can dressin costume and bring a pillow or blanket to sit on. To reserve yourmini-pumpkin, please call ahead to 206-684-7529.
Pumpkin Painting, Ravenna-Eckstein CommunityCenter, 6535 Ravenna Ave. NE, Friday, October 16, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Pick a pumpkinand paint it up! Create autumn arts&crafts to take home. Please call aheadto reserve a pumpkin and let us know how many are in your party. 206-684-7534.Ages: All. Cost: $5 per person.
Free Teen Swim, Ballard Pool, 1471 NW 67th St., Friday, October 16, 7 to 8 p.m. Enjoy a free teen swim, and don’t forget your school I.D.! Ages: Teens. Cost: Free.
Teen Flashlight Pumpkin Hunt, Bitter Lake CommunityCenter, 13035 Linden Ave. N, Friday, October 30, 7:30 p.m. Kick off a Halloweento remember! Hunt for wicked prizes on the wooded, lakeside grounds. There willbe a Best Dressed prize at the end of the hunt, and hot apple cider. Dresswarmly and bring a flashlight and goodie bag. Cost: Free.
Middle School Halloween Scavenger Hunt, Ballard Community Center,6020 28thAve. NW, Saturday, October 31, noon to 2 p.m. Rumor has itthat Archie McPhee has been searching Ballard, and he needs your help to savethe famous rubber chicken. Bring your friends, put on your walking shoes andSherlock Holmes hat, and help solve the biggest mystery in Ballard. Meet atBallard CC to start your hike through Ballard village to find clues and win aprize. Please dress for the weather! Cost: Free.
Fall Carnival, AlkiCommunity Center, 5817 SW Stevens St., Friday, October 30, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.This fun event features 20 carnival games, prizes, candy, refreshments, andcostume contests. Rain or shine, it provides everyone an opportunity to dress upin costumes, meet neighbors, and have fun together in the gym. Ages: All. Cost:25 to 50 cents per game ticket.
Halloween Carnival, DelridgeCommunity Center, 4501 Delridge Way SW, Thursday, October 29, 6 to 8 p.m. Joinus for an evening of family-oriented Halloween fun! Ages: 1 and older. Cost: Free.
Halloween Carnival, HiawathaCommunity Center, 2700 California Ave. SW, Friday, October 30, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Wear your scariest costumer, play games, win prizes, and have spooky fun! Lightrefreshments will be available, and game tickets cost 25 and 50 cents. Ages:All. Cost: Free.
Freaky Fall Festival, HighPoint Community Center, 6920 34thAve. SW, Friday, October 30, 6 to 8p.m. Everyone in the family is invited to join in on an evening of fun! Kidswill enjoy a variety of “frightfully fun” skill-challenging games andactivities. This event provides thrills without being too scary for children,from walking toddlers up to age 11. If you’re able, we would appreciate thedonation of one non-perishable food item for the West Seattle Food Bank. Ages:All. Cost: Free.
Halloween Carnival, SouthPark Community Center, 8319 8thAve. S, Friday, October 30, 6 to 8p.m. Come join the staff and volunteers for games, face painting, treats, andprizes. NOTE: We need volunteers, so please call 206-684-7451 if you’reinterested. Costumes are encouraged but optional. Ages: 2 and older. Cost: Free.
Magic Pumpkin Carnival, SouthwestCommunity Center, 2801 SW Thistle St., Friday, October 30, 6:30 to 8 p.m. TheMagic Pumpkin Carnival will feature magic, games, candy, and prizes. Come jointhe fun! Ages: 3-11. Cost: Free.
Toddler Pumpkinalooza, HighPoint Community Center, 6920 34thAve. SW, Thursday, October 29, 10a.m. to noon. Come dressed in your best costume for pumpkin painting, carnival games, and more. Children will receive a bag of age-appropriate goodies as theyleave. Ages: up to 5 (but not in kindergarten). Cost: $5.
TheNature of Halloween, CampLong, 5200 35thAve. SW, Saturday, October 24, 10 a.m. – 6:30p.m. Halloweenis filled with spine tingling stories of night hunters, decomposers, bones, andteeth! Have fun as we look at some of the animals that we celebrate atHalloween. Put your fears to rest, but not your fascination! Learn about andmeet some of your favorite Halloween creatures! Please registerby 10/23. Ages: All. Cost: $6 per session. Please refer to Activity#45557.
10- 11 a.m.Special Needs Youth!
11:30a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Tailored to Tots! (Bring a big person too.)
1:30-2:30p.m. Calling all Seniors!
3:30-4:30p.m. Special Needs Adults!
5:30-6:30p.m. Family Fun!
Halloween Carnival, Ballard Community Center, 6020 28thAve. NW and Halloween Carnival, Loyal HeightsCommunity Center, 2101 NW 77thSt., both on Friday, October 30, 6 to8 p.m. Join us for a frightfest of activities, games, and challenges, includingareas for tots. There will be complimentary refreshments, and high schoolstudents can earn service learning hours at these events. Ages: 10 and younger.Cost: $3 per person or $10 per family.
Pumpkin Bash, BitterLake Annex, 13040 Greenwood Ave. N, Saturday, October 24, 6 to 8 p.m. Bring theentire family for an evening of ghoulish fun! Enjoy carnival games, Halloweenentertainment, face painting, candy and prizes, two large jump toys, and theever-popular cake walk. There’s a special room just for preschoolers! Pleasebring a can of food for the local food bank, and don’t forget to wear yourcostume! Ages: 2 to 10. Cost: 25 cents per ticket for games andfood.
Flashlight Pumpkin Hunt,GreenLake Community Center, 7201 E Green Lake Dr. N, Friday, October 30, 7 to 8 p.m.Rain or shine, come hunt for toys, coins, and candy outside near the Green LakeCommunity Center! Arrive by 6:45 p.m. at the gym. Bring your own bag to collectgoodies, and a flashlight to light your hunt. Please dress for the weather –come in costume and bring a friend! Kids will be separated into age-similargroups. Ages: 4-11. Cost: Free.
Nature’s Halloween in the Forest, CarkeekPark Environmental Learning Center, 950 NW Carkeek Park Rd., Saturday, October31, 6 – 8 p.m.Undercover of night, discover Halloween symbols in their natural settings. Bones,bats, owls, and slithering things will delight. Bring a flashlight if you haveone. We provide treats. Ages: 2 and older. Cost: $8 per adult, $6 per child.Please refer to activity #45604.
4thAnnual Pumpkin Swim, MadisonPool, 13401 Meridian Ave. N, Friday, October 30, 7 to 8 p.m.Joinus for this fun family event where we will swim with pumpkins, play games, andraffle prizes! Ages: All. Cost: Free.
Witches and Wizards Wickedly Wonderful Brewery, GarfieldCommunity Center, 2323 E Cherry St., Friday, October 30, 5:30 to 8: 30 p.m. Seethe witches and wizards cast terrifying, terrific spells to guarantee a goodtime. Come to see our haunted tunnel, play games, enjoy refreshments, and joinin other Halloween fun. Please wear a costume–witches and wizards areencouraged. We will offer discounts and raffle prizes for those who register forGarfield CC classes during the event! Ages: 12 and younger. Cost: Free.
Glow in the Dark Spookfest, InternationalDistrict/Chinatown Community Center, 718 8thAve. S., Friday, October30, 5;30 to 7:30 p.m. Bring your little goblin to our fun and festive party! Ourfamily-friendly costume extravaganza will have fun, safe trick-or-treating alongwith interactive games. Beware . . . the lights will be turned out for aghoulishly good glow-in-the-dark good time! The event will be filled with chillsand thrills. Just show up in your costume and share the fun. Ages: All. Cost: Free.
Fall Carnival,YeslerCommunity Center, 917 E Yesler Way, Friday, October 30, 6 to 8 p.m. Come on downto Yesler Community Center and have a fun night of carnival games, arts andcrafts, candy, ghosts, and goblins! Wear your costume and get a special prize!Ages: All. Cost: $1 per person.
Hallowed Eve Festival, MillerCommunity Center, 330 19thAve. E, Thursday, October 29, 5 to 7 p.m.Join us for the Miller Hallowed Eve Festival. WE have activities for toddlersand older kids, from face painting and carnival games to the haunted house. Ifyou dare, try the Miller Brew from our cauldron! Ages: toddlers to 12. Cost: Free.
Halloween Carnival, MagnoliaCommunity Center, 2550 34thAve. W, Friday, October 30 at 6 p.m. Joinus for a family-friendly evening of games, prizes, goodies, pumpkin decorating,and more! Don’t forget to wear your costume so you can enter our costumecontest. Ages: 0 to 4. Cost: Free.
Fall Carnival, QueenAnne Community Center, 1901 1stAve. W, Friday, October 30, 6 to 8 p.m. Bring your kids to a safe place to trick or treat. Our carnival will havegames, face painting, and lots of goodies. Ages: All. Cost: Free.
Fruitsof the Fall, DiscoveryPark, 3801 W Government Way, Saturday, October 24, 1 to 3 p.m.Explorethe intriguing, colorful, slimy world of fleshy fungi. Children must beaccompanied by an adult. Ages: 8 and older. Cost: Free. Location: Classroom #1.
Halloween Swamp Swim, MedgarEvers Pool, 500 23rdAve., Friday, October 30, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bringthe whole family to our free Halloween Swim. We promise family fun for allages—see you there! Ages: All. Cost: Free.
Queen Anne Pool Halloween Swim,Queen Anne Pool, 19201stAve. W, Friday, October 23, 7 to 8 p.m. Join us for a spookynight at the pool! All you need is a swimsuit and a towel, and we’ll take careof the rest. There will be prizes and treats, so all you goblins and ghostswimmers, come out to the pool for a night of excitement! Ages: All. Cost: Free. Swim FREE.
Twins and Triplets Halloween Party,Northgate CommunityCenter, 10510 5thAve. NE, Friday, October 30, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Calling all twins and tripletsfor a special Halloween party all your own. Come in costume for a specialtoddler play time. We’ll have plenty of bikes, scooters, balls, and inflatabletoys for each child to enjoy, and each one will receive a special treat. Ages:1-6. Cost: $5. Please refer to activity #45790.
Spooky Tot Sprint 1- or 2-mile Fun Run, Magnuson Community Center, 7110 61stAve. NE, Saturday, October 24, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Check-inbegins at 9 a.m. for this fun run, between the boat ramp and the swimming beach.Please register by October 20; forms are available at the community center.There will be a t-shirt, award, and refreshments for each participant. Costumesare welcome! Ages: 3-5 and 6-12. Cost: $15 perparticipant.
Halloween Makeup Headquarters, Magnuson Community Center,7110 61stAve. NE, Saturday, October 31, 2:30to 4:30 p.m. Kids . . . get your faces painted by the theatre experts! SeattleMusical Theatre/Civic Light Opera and GreenStage folks will be on hand to paintfaces for the biggest dress-up day of the year. Please call 206-684-7026 to makean appointment. Ages: 2-12. Cost: Free, we acceptdonations.
Haunted Bounce and Ghostly Swim, Meadowbrook CommunityCenter and Pool, 10517 35thAve. NE, Friday, October 30, 6:30 to 8:30p.m. Join us for the Haunted Bounce from 6:30 to 7:30, then swim from 7:30 to 8:30. These events are kid-tested and parent-approved; there’s no candy and allfun, and prizes are included. Ages: All. Cost: $2.75 per youth, $4 per adult.
Freaky Fall Festival,Ravenna-Eckstein CommunityCenter, 6535 Ravenna Ave. NE, Friday, October 30, 6 to 8 p.m. It’s that spookytime of year again! Join us for our annual Freaky Fall Festival full of fun,treats, and even some tricks. Wear your costume and enjoy carnival-style games,crafts, and more. Meet your neighbors, let your kids loose in the gym, and havefun! Ages: All. Cost: $3 per person or $10 per family.
Toddler Trick or Treat, JeffersonCommunity Center, 3801 Beacon Ave. S, Thursday, October 29, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.Calling all princesses, witches, wizards, and goblins! We’re having a fun trickor treating day at Jefferson! Come play some games, enjoy tasty treats, anddress up! Ages: 1-5. Cost: $2 per child.
Halloween Howl and Carnival, Jefferson CommunityCenter, 3801 Beacon Ave. S, Friday, October 30, 6 to 8 p.m. Bring your kids to asafe place to celebrate October festivities! We’ll have a carnival with games,goodies, prizes, a haunted house, and more. Costumes are optional butencouraged! Ages: All. Cost: 25 cents per game.
Harvest Festival, RainierCommunity Center, 4600 38thAve. S, Saturday, October 31, Noon to 4p.m. Kids and families will get a special Halloween kick out of this fun-filledafternoon! Ages: All. Cost: Free.
Harvest Carnival and Costume Party,Rainier Beach CommunityCenter, 8825 Rainier Ave. S, Thursday, October 29, 6 to 7 p.m. Come and join usfor our annual Harvest event. Celebrate fall with games, prizes, face painting,refreshments, and more. Adults and kids are welcome to wear their favoritecostumes. Ages: 0-10. Cost: free.
Freaky Fall Festival and Haunted Hall,Van Asselt CommunityCenter, 2820 S Myrtle St., Friday, October 30, 6 to 8 p.m. Families, friends,and neighbors: enjoy a safe evening of games, goodies, goblins, and ghosts. Comedressed in costume with your goodie bag or basket (optional). Ages: All. Cost:Free.
Fall Harvest Swim,RainierBeach Pool, 8825 Rainier Ave. S, Friday, October 30, 7 to 8 p.m. The swim isFREE, the theme is Fall Harvest, the atmosphere is FUN! Join us for ourcelebration of fall and community! There will be games prizes, and mostimportant, you! Ages: All. Cost: Free.