Searching for fun, local Halloween activities for the kids? Grab your calendar, here’s the list for little kids and big kids alike.
OCT. 6, 2018 Pumpkin Chuckin’ Contest Watch local teams compete with their catapult to accurately launch pumpkins at a target 100 feet away. Where: East Lake County Library, 24214 SR 46, Sorrento
OCT. 24, 2018 Halloween Spooktacular, Mount Dora The free community event features ghost stories, candy, food trucks, music, games and inside activities. Where: Donnelly Park Building, 530 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora Time: 6 to 9 p.m.
Oct. 26, 2018 Boo! Fest, Tavares Free festival for the whole family with costume contest for kids, hayrides, DJ, carnival games, spooky storytelling, zombie zumba, Blonde Ambition, and more. Where: Downtown Tavares Time: 6 to 9 p.m.
OCT. 27, 2018 Howl-o-ween Parade, Mount Dora Kids are invited to wear their favorite costumes for a parade throughout our Butterfly Garden and the library, joined by PAWS therapy dogs who will also be in costume! After the parade, children are invited to read stories to PAWS therapy dogs and enjoy treats and a library book. Ages: 12 & under Where: W.T. Bland Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora Time: 2 p.m.
OCT. 27, 2018 Special Effects Demo VAMP, the Vocational Academy of Makeup and Prosthetics, will be doing the demonstration followed by a special screening of George A. Romero's 1968 classic film Night of the Living Dead. Where: W.T. Bland Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora Time: 3 p.m.
OCT. 27, 2018 Night of the Living Dead film screening Free showing of screening of George A. Romero's 1968 classic film Night of the Living Dead. Where: W.T. Bland Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora Time: 4:30 p.m.
OCT. 31, 2018 Toddler & Preschool Costume Party Where: W.T. Bland Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora Time: 10:30 a.m.
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