Photo by Kirby Neumann-Rea
HOMEOWNERS are preparing for Halloween with creepy trappings in the trees, fences and yards, including this testament to first responders (in this case, Crag Rats) at the Heights home of Steve and Rosemary Shepardson.
Oct. 28 — Monster Mash, 5-7:30 p.m. at Henkle Middle School, White Salmon. Includes carnival games, haunted hallway and costume contest, Beneventi’s pizza and Halloween treats for purchase. Admission $4/person; includes four carnival tickets. Children ages 5 and under free. Proceeds to White Salmon Valley K-8 PTO for education enrichment. More at whitson.wsvsd.org.
Oct. 29 — Teen Halloween Party, 7-9 p.m. at the Hood River Library. Zombie themed escape room adventure, ghost stories, pizza. Come in costume! Ages 12-18. Free.
Oct. 31 — Oak Street closed to vehicle traffic so kids and families can roam participating downtown businesses offering treats, 5 to 8 p.m.
Oct. 31 — Halloween Carnival & Haunted House, 3-9 p.m. at the Hood River Elks. Sponsored by A Kidz Dental Zone and the Elks.
Oct. 31 — Halloween Party at the Hood River Library, 4-7 p.m. Free books, apple cider and a craft project provided to kids and parents. Free.
More info at 541-386-2535, email@example.com, or hoodriverlibrary.org.
Oct. 31 — Trick or Treat at Providence Brookside and Providence Down Manor, 4:30-6 p.m. or until the treats run out. All are welcome.
Oct. 31 — Safe Trick-or-Treat, 5:30-7 p.m. at Parkhurst Place Assisted Living.
Oct. 31 — Trunk-or-Treat, 5:30-7 p.m. at Shepherd of the Valley Church, 1631 Eighth St. Free admission.
Oct. 31 — Halloween Community Carnival, 5:30-8 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Come any time. Children’s game booths, prizes, candy, refreshments, mini golf and more. Free.