October 18, 2013 in Features

Halloween events

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Spokane Valley Mission Haunted Pool Today and Saturday, and Oct. 25-26. Fifth annual event. Geared for ages 12 and older, but open to all with a parent/guardian. All canned food donations go to Spokane Valley Partners. Hours are 7:30-10 p.m. Spokane Valley Mission Park, 11123 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. $3 a person or $2 with a can of food. (509) 688-0300.

Scarywood Theme Park Haunted Nights The theme park transforms with Blood Bayou, 3-Dementia, Zombiewood Express, Clown Zone and Timber Terror Running Backwards, plus several new attractions. Fridays-Saturdays through Oct. 26 from 7 p.m.-1 a.m. and Nov. 1-2 from 7 p.m.-midnight; Thursdays, through Oct. 24 from 6:30-11 p.m. Not recommended for children age 12 and younger. Purchase tickets online at www.scarywoodhauntednights .com for discounted prices. Silverwood Theme Park, 27843 N. U.S. Highway 95, Athol. (208) 683-3400.

Haunted Zombie Hike Zombies lurk in the forest of Riverside State Park. Bring a group of friends and don’t stray off the path. Comfortable shoes and warm clothing recommended. All children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. No pets allowed. Held Fridays and Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. through Oct. 26. Riverside State Park, 3402 N. Aubrey L. White Parkway. $5. (509) 465-5064.

Incredible Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch Enjoy 12 acres of maze, plus a separate haunted maze. Haunted maze is open Fridays 5-11 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m.-11 p.m., and Sundays, noon-5 p.m. Other days open are Oct. 24, and 31, 6-10 p.m. and Oct. 27, noon-10 p.m. Field of Screams Haunted Maze continues Oct. 18-19, 24-27 and 31. Haunted hours are Fridays and Saturdays, 6-11 p.m., Thursday and Sunday, 6-10 p.m. Visit www.incrediblecornmaze.com. Free drive-in movies every Saturday in October at 8 p.m., presented by Fun Flicks Outdoor Movies. 3405 N. Beck Road, Hauser. Days: $9 general, $6 children ages 5-12, seniors and military. Haunted Maze is $10 general, $7 children and students and includes admission into the regular maze. (855) 855-MAZE(6293) toll free.

Colville Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch A 12-acre corn maze that includes 10 numbered checkpoints. Hours are Mondays-Thursdays, 4 p.m.-dark, Fridays, 4- 9 p.m., and weekends from 11 a.m.-9 p.m., through Oct. 31. Knight Farms, 73 Oakshott Road, Colville. $7 age 13 and older, $6 ages 5-12, free ages four and younger. (509) 684-6751.

HUB Corn Maze Hours are Fridays, 5-10 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., and Sundays, noon-5 p.m. Haunted hours are Saturdays, 6-11 p.m. and Oct. 24, 27 and 31 from 6-10 p.m. Haunted maze not recommended for children age 4 and younger. HUB Sports Center, 19619 E. Cataldo Ave., off Interstate 90 and Barker Road, Liberty Lake. $9 ages 13 and older, $6 ages 5-12 and seniors, free ages 4 and younger. Haunted Maze is $1 more and includes regular mazes. (509) 242-CORN.

Post Falls Lions Haunted House Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. to midnight through Oct. 26; and Oct. 27-31, 6-10 p.m. Fundraiser for the Post Falls Lions Club to provide scholarships and financial assistance for eyeglasses and hearing aids. Fourth Avenue at Post Street, Post Falls. $7.

Haunted Palouse 12th annual event with two haunted houses for ages 12 and older. Proceeds benefit the Palouse Community Center, Palouse Skateboard Park, Palouse Lions Club, Garfield-Palouse Athletic Club, Viking Crew, Roy Chatters Newspaper & Printing Museum and the Palouse Chamber of Commerce. Nightly from 7-10 p.m. through Oct. 26. From Pullman, take Highway 27 and go north 14 miles; or from Moscow, take Highway 95 North, go nine miles (just past Viola) and turn onto Highway 66. $15/for both haunted houses and the haunted hay ride. (509) 878-1742.

Spooky Spokane Tales of ghostly haunts, gin-running and cold-blooded murder are just a few of the dark secrets uncovered in this 90-minute walking tour around downtown beginning at the Fox theater, which is home to an apparition or two, and continues over a 12-block radius. Thursdays and Fridays at 7 p.m., through Oct. 25. All proceeds benefit Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $15. (800) 325-SEAT.

Ghoulish Gourds We’ll be sparing our pumpkins the knife, but there will be paint involved, so prepare to get messy. Small pumpkins provided, or bring your own. Free. Tuesday, 3:30 p.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park, (509) 893-8300; 4 p.m., Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom Street, Airway Heights, (509) 893-8250 and 4 p.m. at Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 893-8400; Wednesday, 3 p.m., Medical Lake Library, 321 E. Herb St., Medical Lake, (509) 893-8330; and at 4 p.m., Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road, Millwood, (509) 893-8250; Thursday, 3:30 p.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney, (509) 893-8280.

Spiders and Bats Preschool Storytime Join us for some creepy-crawly stories to put you in the mood for Halloween. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

“Halls of Horror!” Annual fundraiser presented by West Valley City School. Oct. 25-26, 6:30-10 p.m. daily. Recommended for ages 11 and older. Tickets will be available online at www.cityschool.wix.com/ hauntedhouse. West Valley City School, 8920 E. Valleyway Ave., Spokane Valley. $7 advance, $9 at the door. (509) 921-2836.

Ghoul Ol’ Fashioned Fun 10th annual event in a family-friendly environment with various Halloween-themed activities including Not-So-Haunted House, costume parade, ghost stories, dart toss, treat hunt, roast a ghost, face painting, ghoul hike, fortune teller, bingo, cake walk, Halloween crafts and more. Wear your costume. Oct. 25, 4:30-7 p.m. and Oct. 26, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Camp Dart-Lo, 14000 N. Dartford Drive. $5 for kids ages 3 and older (adults free). (509) 747-6191, ext. 15.

Super Friends Party Join Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane for an evening of superhero fun and live music from The Angela Marie Project. PJALS meets Super Friends meets Halloween. Release your inner superhero and capture the moment at the photo booth in the Hall of Justice. Costume bins will be available for costume enhancement. Register by phone or visit peacejustice.org for more information. Oct. 25, 7-9 p.m., Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-7870.

Halloween Storytime Put on your costume and come listen to some spooky books, read by a special guest. Oct. 26, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Free Kids Halloween Party and Haunted House Oct. 26, 1-4 p.m., Spokane Valley Elks, 2605 N. Robie Road, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 926-2328.

Fall Festival at Zion Lutheran Church Children should wear appropriate costumes to the 10:30 a.m. service then attend the festival at noon. Includes a costume parade, food, games and treats. Oct. 27, 10:30 a.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 8304 E. Buckeye. Free. (509) 926-5407.

Halloween Party Includes haunted house, carnival games, prizes, candy and nontraditional tarot card readings. Oct. 27, 6 p.m., Unity Spiritual Center, 2900 S. Bernard St. Free. (509) 389-7290.

Monster Preschool Storytime If a monster scares you, scare it back and say, “Boo!” We’ll read books about handling those big furry beasts. Oct. 30, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Mobius Kids Broomstick Bash For families and children 8 and younger. Wear your Halloween costume and enjoy spooky games, not-so-scary crafts and a costume contest. Trick-or-treating will follow in the mall from 6-8 p.m.. Sponsored by River Park Square. Oct. 31, Mobius Kids Children’s Museum, River Park Square, lower level, 808 W. Main Ave. $4 ages 1-8; free for those younger than 1. (509) 624-KIDS.

Trick or Treat Costume contests for children, teens and adults. Treats handed out 4-7 p.m. Oct. 31, Rosalia Library, 402 S. Whitman Ave., Rosalia. Free. (509) 523-3109.

Trick or Treat in Moscow Games, candy and more. Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m., Eastside Marketplace, 1420 S. Blaine St., Moscow. Free. (208) 882-1533.

Kroc Candy Land Halloween Party Enjoy safe and fun indoor Halloween activities, including swimming, games, bounce houses and more. Everyone welcome. Oct. 31, 5 p.m., Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-1865.

Community Harvest Festival Community outreach event offering family fun, candy and more than 50 game booths. Oct. 31, 5-8 p.m., Real Life Ministries, 1866 N. Cecil Road, Post Falls. Free. (208) 777-7325.

Trunk or Treat Kids can visit decorated cars in the church parking lot for treats along with hot chocolate and cider. Oct. 31, 6-7 p.m., Millwood Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road, Millwood. Free. (509) 924-2350.

Harvest Festival Annual event with carnival games, food and entertainment in a fun, safe environment with the kids. Gaming area, candy, indoor maze, face painting and cake walk. Oct. 31, 6 p.m., Spokane Christian Center, 8909 E. Bigelow Gulch Road, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 924-4888.

Halloween Broomball Spooktacular Broomball is like floor hockey on ice, with brooms instead of sticks, ball instead of puck. No skates needed. Open to ages 12 and older. Raffles and prizes. Costumes optional. Oct. 31, 6:30 p.m., Frontier Ice Arena, 3525 W. Seltice Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $10. (208) 765-4423.

Harvest Fun Night Fall celebration includes music, games, prizes, food, quilt display and pies. Oct. 31, 6:30 p.m., Foothills Community Church, 11102 N. Forker Road, Airway Heights. Free. (509) 891-5059.

Tubaween This festive production put on by university students features high energy tuba playing on a low budget. The production will feature a combination of solos, duets and ensemble recitals. Dress up in costumes for the event; a prize for best costume will be awarded. Free, but donations are encouraged, and will benefit the tuba and euphonium events and guest artists. Oct. 31, 7:30-9:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow. Free. (208) 885-6231.

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