October 26, 2009 in Features

Things to do

 

Tuesday

Marching band performance - The award-winning Central Valley High School marching band and color guard will present their final performance of “Caravan.” Admission is free. 7:30 p.m., Central Valley High School, 821 S. Sullivan Road. (509) 228-5100.

Wednesday

Pumpkin Painting - For children ages 3 and older. Decorate, paint or etch your own pumpkin. Pumpkins will be provided. 3:30-4:30 p.m., Mobius Kids, River Park Square, lower level, 808 W. Main Ave. $5/members, $7/nonmembers. (509) 624-KIDS.

Friday

Spokane Valley Mission Haunted Pool - Geared for ages 12 and older, but welcome to all with parent/guardian. 7:30-10:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Mission Park, Spokane Valley. $3/person. (509) 688-0300.

Haunted Attic at Schweitzer Mountain Resort - Today and Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Co-hosted by the Sandpoint High School Mime and Masque Club. Not recommended for ages 13 and younger or adults with health issues. Meet tour guides in the Selkirk Lodge lobby and take the elevator to the Attic. Tickets available at the resort activity center. Schweitzer Mountain Resort, 10000 Schweitzer Mountain Road, Sandpoint. $10. (208) 255-3081.

Creepy Hallow - A Haunted Village - Presented by Northwest Renaissance Festival. Two tour routes. Today and Saturday. Gate opens at 7 p.m., last ticket sold at midnight. 18 miles northwest of Spokane on Highway 291. $5. (509) 276-7728.

Haunted House School of Terror - Today and Saturday. Elementary-age enter 5-7 p.m.; teens and adults enter 7:30-10 p.m. West Valley City School, 8920 E. Valleyway Ave., Spokane Valley. $4/elementary; $7/teens and adults. (509) 921-2836.

Liberty Lake Halloween Party - Activities from 5-6:30 p.m. for infants up to second-graders, older kids from 7-8:30 p.m. There will be an age appropriate funhouse, games, crafts and story times. Costumes are encouraged. Liberty Lake Library, 23123 E. Mission. (509) 232-2510.

Trunk or Treat - Children are invited to dress up and trick or treat out of the trunks of decorated cars during this safe event. 5-7:30 p.m., Boys & Girls Club, 544 W. Providence Ave. Free. (509) 489-0741.

Animals of the Night Family Day Event - Hosted by the Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute. View owls, reptiles, spiders and more with trained animal educators and handlers. Also enjoy a variety of fall activities including games, face painting, scarecrow-building and more. Snacks will also be provided. Tickets available at Moscow Farmers Markets, at www.pcei.org or at the PCEI Nature Center. 5-8 p.m. Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute, 1040 Rodeo Drive, Moscow, Idaho. $8/family for PCEI members, $12/family for members to be. (208) 882-1444.

Carnival - Annual event with silent auction, bingo, games, food, face painting and a haunted house. 5-8 p.m., Woodard Elementary, 7401 E. Mission Ave. (509) 921-2160.

Halloween Happy House - For children ages 1-10. Includes, games, booths, haunted house, costume contest, crafts and short performances. 5:30-8 p.m. Unity Church of North Idaho, 4465 N. 15th St. Free. (208) 664-1125.

Saturday

Downtown Coeur d’Alene Trick or Treat - Dress in costume and enjoy the safety at the downtown merchants. 4-6 p.m., Sherman Ave. Free. (208) 415-0116.

Pinehurst Fall Harvest Festival - Free games, goodies, activities and candy for the family. Donations and food items accepted at REal Life Thrift Store, 10 S. Division St. in Pinehurst. Sponsored by Real Life Ministries Silver Valley and the Pinehurst-Kingston Lions Club. 6-8 p.m. Donations of nonperishable food items for the RLM Food Pantry will be accepted. Pinehurst Elementary School, Pinehurst. Free, food donations accepted. (208) 682-4801.

Mudgy and Millie Halloween Family Walk - Family exercise program follows the 2.4 mile Mudgy and Millie trail through downtown Coeur d’Alene. 9 a.m. Meet at the Mudgy statue at the base of Tubbs Hill near the Third Street parking lot in downtown Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315.

Halloween Pumpkin Plod - Run or walk a mile in this event hosted by the Panther Tracks Running Club. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes with the judging conducted by the East Valley High School football seniors. 9 a.m., East Farms Elementary, 26203 E. Rowan Ave. $5 per person/$20 per family. (509) 226-3039.

Auntie Violet Halloween Storytime - Listen to some Halloween stories with Auntie Violet and go home with a bag of goodies. Feel free to wear your Halloween costume. 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Alternative Harvest Festival - Petting zoo, walk-through Bible Room, performances, food, activities, candy, games and fire and police representatives. 4-8 p.m., North Country Chapel, 2281 W. Seltice Way, Post Falls. Free. (208) 777-7100.

Kroc Center Halloween Party - “A Night of Pirates and Princesses.” Free event for all ages. Follow a treasure map, activities, games, candy, trick or treat from 4-6 p.m. Party goes until 8 p.m., 1756 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-1865.

RLM Harvest Festival - Community outreach event on Halloween from 5-8 p.m. for children through grade five. 5 p.m., Real Life Ministries, 1866 Cecil Road, Post Falls. Free. (208) 777-7325, ext. 153.

Edgecliff Fall Festival - The annual event is hosted by Edgecliff SCOPE. There will be games, candy and a costume contest. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Admission is free. 5:30-8 p.m., Pratt Elementary, 6903 E. Fourth Ave. (509) 477-6345.

Broomstick Bash - For families and children 10 years of age and younger. Wear your Halloween costume and enjoy games, crafts and a costume contest. Trick or treating will follow the event from 7-9 p.m. 5:30-7 p.m., Mobius Kids, River Park Square, lower level, 808 W. Main Ave. $3. (509) 624-KIDS.

Scarywood Haunted Nights - Silverwood Theme Park will transform beginning at 6:30 p.m. consisting of two attractions. Thunder Canyon raft ride will become Terror Canyon Walking Trail complete with a maze, fog and graveyards where Sasquatch, zombies, werewolves and vampires wait to attack. The Steam Engine No. 7 train will become the MidFRIGHT Express, a 3-mile train ride of terror with explosions, flying ghosts and ghouls, crazy miners and more. Silverwood Theme Park, 27843 N. Highway 395, 15 minutes north of Coeur d’Alene, Athol, Idaho. $28, includes rides. (208) 683-3400.

Halloween Party - Free for children. 6-8 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 9004 N. Country Homes Blvd. Free. (509) 467-8986.

Wakin’ up Dead Halloween Fundraiser - An examination of life and death through song, drama and story. Featuring local four-time cancer survivor, Pamela Faye Houston, and former Spokane news anchor, Pamela Stark. Free child care for children age 3 and younger. Children can come in costume and enjoy games, stories, crafts and treats. Proceeds benefit Hospice of North Idaho. 6:30 p.m., Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1700 Pennsylvania Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Donation.

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