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Saturday, October 25

Monster Dash from website

West Seattle Monster Dash

when: Oct 25 at 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

where: West Seattle, Lincoln Park, 8011 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle, Wa

cost: $20-30; Kids Dash free

ages: All

the scoop:

Calling all runners, walkers, crawlers, and stroller riders! Put on your best Halloween costume, lace… read more
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MIPA Halloween Party For Preschoolers

when: Oct 25 at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: Mercer Island, Mercer Island Community Center - Mercer Room, 8236 S.E. 24th St., Mercer Island

cost: $3-5

ages: 1-6

the scoop:

Join MIPA for a Halloween Party! It is a fun, non-spooky event designed for preschoolers… read more
When this well-known brother and sister duo decide to explore the woods without their parents’ permission, they run into a sweetie of a Top Chef who delights and dabbles in the art of confection. Hungry to create a new dish, this crazy kitchen witch tries to turn Hansel into her next meal, only to find that some things are best left uneaten.

StoryBook Theater’s Hansel & Gretel

when: Various dates Oct. 25- Nov. 23, 2014

where: Various locations , Seattle, WA

cost: $11

ages: 3 & up

the scoop:

In this latest StoryBook Theater production, see what happens when a well-known brother and sister… read more
Rent a Pirate Pond Boat to sail on Lake Union Park's Model Boat Pond. These 39-inch pond boats are scale models of the R-Boat Pirate, which is on exhibit on our docks at South Lake Union. Sailing these miniature racing yachts is a great way to learn the basic concepts of sailing while enjoying time at the park. Pond Boat Sailing takes places Saturdays April-November.

Pond Boat Sailing

when: Every Saturday & Sunday from May to November

where: South Lake Union, The Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley St., Seattle, Wa

cost: $5 suggested donation

ages: All

the scoop:

Looking for a fun family activity? Rent a pirate pond boat to sail on Lake… read more
Come show off your adorable (or scary!) Halloween costumes and donate to a good cause! Receive a simple professional photo in your Halloween costume in exchange for a minimum of 3 donated non-perishable food items per person being photographed. Web resolution photos will be available for download for free via an online gallery. Print purchases are optional and are also available via the online gallery. At the end of the day we will be hauling all the items off to the local food bank. PHOTOS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY! These will be booked in 10 minute increments. Please email or message us to reserve your spot. info@hopeandmemoryphotogaphy.com

Costume Parade and Food Drive

when: Oct 25 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Pioneer Square, Hope and Memory Photography, 89 Yesler, #201, Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Come show off your adorable (or scary!) Halloween costumes and donate to a good cause!… read more
Bring along a flashlight to Craven Farm's Night Owl Maze. It is great fun for families and groups who are looking for a unique fall adventure. Explore the paths of our 15-acre corn maze. Our maze is done to the theme of Alice in Pumpkinland, so there are no scary props. Includes admission into our 3-D Adventure - Watch the barn walls come alive with 3-D scenes telling the story of Farmer Mark and the field mice.

Alice in Pumpkinland Corn Maze

when: Oct 25 - Oct 31 at 9:30 a.m. to dusk

where: Snohomish, Craven Farm, 13817 Shorts School Rd., Snohomish, WA

cost: $10/person

ages: All

the scoop:

This non-scary maze is great fun for families and groups who are looking for a… read more
Gather the family, suit up in your costumes and take part in the fall festivities at the Snoqualmie Depot. See the historic depot in autumn. Enjoy live musical entertainment. Watch an old-fashioned cider press in action and sip hot apple cider. Ride the Halloween Train October 25 and 26. Visit George’s Bakery in North Bend, show them your Halloween Train ticket and receive a FREE sugar cookie. Halloween Train takes you on a scenic excursion through the Cascade foothills of the Upper Snoqualmie Valley aboard a vintage train. Receive $2 off when dressed in costume. Everyone dressed in full costume will receive a prize. Trains depart every 90 minutes beginning at 11:01 AM from the Snoqualmie Depot at 38625 SE King Street and at 11:26 AM from the North Bend Depot at 205 McClellan Street. Roundtrip fares: $10 children (ages 2-12), $18 adults (ages 13-61), and $15 (ages 62 and up)! FASCINATING FACTS Halloween Train isn’t scary; it’s great family fun! EVERYONE comes in costume; because it’s more fun and you get a prize and $2 off your train ticket!

Halloween Train

when: Oct 25 - Oct 26 at 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Snoqualmie, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 S.E. King St., Snoqualmie, Wa

cost: $10-18 (under 2 free)

ages: All

the scoop:

Wear your Halloween costume and get $2 off the price of your ticket when you… read more
Dr. Maze's

Pumpkin Harvest at Dr. Maze’s

when: Weekends Oct. 3-31 and Weekdays Oct 20-30 at various times

where: Redmond, Dr. Maze’s Farm, 15410 N.E. 124th St., Redmond, WA

cost: $9 (free to enter pumpkin patch and Farmstand)

ages: All

the scoop:

Take the fam to Dr. Maze’s Farm for a super-fun fall outing! Choose from all sizes of… read more
Join us at the Brightwater Center in Woodinville for our second annual Ecotober Celebration. This is a great time of year to learn tips and prepare your home, kids, and yard, for a sustainable fall and winter season. Enjoy activities for all ages including hands-on nature art projects, composting investigations (free samples available while supplies last!), a live bluegrass band, and a chance to explore a real recycling truck. Bring your used Halloween costumes and participate in our COSTUME EXCHANGE! This event is free to attend, but requires pre-registration on our event website. Ecotober at Brightwater is presented by: King County | IslandWood | City of Bothell

Ecotober 2014: Get Your Fall On

when: Oct 25 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Woodinville, Brightwater Center, 22505 State Route 9 S.E., Woodinville, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Take your crew to the Brightwater Center in Woodinville for their second annual Ecotober Celebration.This… read more
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Halloween Fun at the Seattle Aquarium

when: Oct 25 - Oct 26 at 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Seattle Waterfront, Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59, Seattle, WA

cost: Free with admission or membership

ages: All

the scoop:

Take the kiddos to the Seattle Aquarium for lots of Halloween fun including underwater pumpkin… read more
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Tot Trek-Happy Halloween Hike

when: Oct 25 at 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

where: Magnolia, Discovery Park Environmental Learning Center, 3801 Discovery Park Blvd., Seattle, Wa

cost: $4/person

ages: 2-3 with an adult

the scoop:

Kids disguised as ghouls and ghosts, superheroes and princesses will be wandering the trails on… read more
With a 20-acre pumpkin patch (and more than 20 varieties of pumpkins), a 15-acre Alice in PumpkinLand-themed corn maze, hayrides, storytelling (weekdays), a pumpkin slinger, a gift shop with everything Fall and Halloween, plus a donut and espresso bar, this farm covers all the bases. Little ones will especially love the non-scary 3-D Pumpkin Barn Adventure and all the fun harvest decorations around the farm. And if you have any Frozen fans in the family, new this year is a 30-minute Meet & Greet with the sisters Elsa & Anna that includes a special gift!

Fall Harvest at Craven Farm

when: Oct 25 - Oct 31 at 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

where: Snohomish, Craven Farm, 13817 Shorts School Rd., Snohomish, WA

cost: Free admission (activity costs vary)

ages: All

the scoop:

With a 20-acre pumpkin patch (and more than 20 varieties of pumpkins), a 15-acre Alice… read more
Beauty & The Beast

Disney’s Beauty And The Beast

when: Oct 25 - Oct 26 at various times (see listing)

where: Downtown Seattle, The Paramount Theatre , 911 Pine Street, Seattle, Wa

cost: $25 & up

ages: 2 & up

the scoop:

You don’t want to miss this smash hit Broadway musical at the Paramount Theatre. Based… read more
Real Social Calendar Listing

Make Real Social Connections for Your Child at Gymboree Play & Music

when: Oct 25 - Nov 22

where: Classes vary by location. Find location: gymboreeclasses.com

cost: Free Trial Class

ages: 0-5 years

the scoop:

Friendship found through play has never been more important for children. Your child’s real social… read more
Don your favorite costume and enjoy fall-inspired arts and crafts, science experiments and treats at our annual Boo Bash!

Boo Bash

when: Oct 25 at 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

where: Olympia, Hands On Children's Museum, 414 Jefferson St. N.E., Olympia

cost: $15

ages: 0-12

the scoop:

Don your favorite Halloween costume and enjoy fall-inspired arts and crafts, science experiments and treats… read more
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The Garden of Rikki Tikki Tavi

when: Oct 25 - Nov 9 at various times (see listing)

where: Lower Queen Anne , Seattle Children's Theatre, 201 Thomas St., Seattle, WA

cost: $29-36

ages: 5 and older

the scoop:

In this latest Seattle Children’s Theatre production, Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale comes alive in a… read more
Separated from her father, and the open-hearted Africans who have helped him raise her, young Sara Crewe is sent to boarding school in London. When things go badly for her there, her imaginative powers come to the rescue – helping to transform a drab institution into a place of magic and mystery. As the girl wins the affection of the other boarders she draws the ire of Miss Minchin, the dour headmistress, who forces Sara to work as a maid when her father is reported dead and his fortune seized. Sara counters all Miss Minchin’s best efforts to degrade her, though, all the while maintaining the grace and virtue of a little princess. Run Time: approx. 120 min.

A Little Princess

when: Fridays-Sundays, Oct. 24 through Nov. 2, 2014

where: Kirkland, Studio East, 11730 118th Ave. NE, Suite 100, Kirkland, Wa

cost: $13-15

ages: 6 & up

the scoop:

In this latest Studio East production, see what happens when young Sara Crewe, separated from… read more
Hilloween, Capitol Hill’s favorite kid-friendly Halloween event returns Saturday, October 25thand it’s sure to delight kids of all ages. From 12:00pm to 3:30pm mini-firefighters, tiny princesses, and itty-bitty zombies alike will be tricked and treated to music, candy, prizes and plenty of fun age-appropriate activities. The carnival begins at Cal Anderson Park on Capitol Hill (1635 11th Ave) and include musical performances by The Not-its! and Eli Rosenblatt. Families will enjoy carnival games, a magic show, jugglers, balloon twisters, face painters, stiltwalkers, a couple bouncy houses and Fonzie the Performing Dog all underneath a big top tent. At 3:30 the Chaotic Noise Marching Band will once again lead a costume parade around the park and onto Broadway for trick-or-treating with participating merchants. And to top the day off, kids in costume can get a free slice of pizza at Pagliacci’s. For more information and event schedule visit www.caphilloween.com.

Hilloween

when: Oct 25 at 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

where: Capitol Hill, Cal Anderson Park- Capitol Hill, 1635 11th Ave., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Put on your Halloween costume and hit Capitol Hill’s favorite kid-friendly Halloween event. From 12… read more
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Fall Festival at Swanson’s Nursery

when: Oct 25 - Oct 26 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Ballard, Swanson's Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free admission (costs vary for activities)

ages: All

the scoop:

Take the family to Swanson’s Nursery for tons of fall fun! Enjoy tractor rides, veggie… read more
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Salmon SEEson in Issaquah

when: Sept. 13 to Nov. 16, 2014 at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m

where: Issaquah, Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, 125 West Sunset Way, Issaquah, WA

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

See the salmon return to Issaquah Creek daily from the bridge or through viewing windows.… read more
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The Phantom Tollbooth

when: Oct. 24-26 and Nov. 1-2 at various times (see listing)

where: Bellevue , Bellevue Youth Theatre, 16661 Northup Way, Bellevue , Wa

cost: $5-12

ages: All

the scoop:

In this latest BYT production, laugh at the clever puns brought to you by Norton… read more
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The Meridian School Fall Carnival

when: Oct 25 at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

where: Wallingford , The Meridian School, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free

ages: 2-10

the scoop:

Mark your calendars for The Meridian School’s Annual Fall Carnival. This free, community event will… read more
pumpkin bash zoo

Pumpkin Bash Featuring BOOmazium!

when: Oct. 18-19, 25-26 & 31, 2014 from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

where: Phinney Ridge , Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle

cost: Free with admission or membership

ages: All

the scoop:

Calling all ghosts and gobblins! Fly on over to Woodland Park Zoo for tons of… read more
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Cedar River Salmon Journey

when: October 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 & 26 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

where: Cedar River , Seattle , WA

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

Join volunteer naturalists at five locations along the river to see salmon and learn about… read more
In celebration of Book Month, we have invited some of our favorite children's book authors to visit the Museum! The Author Appearances series is an opportunity for kids to interact with adult authors, explore their artistic talents, ask questions and learn more about the art of story telling. Meet Seattle children’s book author Toni Yuly!

Author Appearance: Toni Yuly

when: Oct 25 at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

where: Lower Queen Anne, Seattle Children's Museum, 305 Harrison St., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free with admission or membership

ages: 10 mos.-10

the scoop:

In celebration of Book Month, the Seattle Children’s Museum has invited some of their favorite… read more
Family Halloween Day

Bellevue SpookFest Pumpkin Celebration

when: Oct 25 at 9:30 am to 5 p.m.

where: Bellevue, South Bellevue Community Center, 14509 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue, Wa

cost: Free admission (activity costs vary)

ages: All

the scoop:

At this annual spooktacular event, participate in The Great Pumpkin Race (think Pinewood Derby with a… read more
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Fall Pumpkin Harvest Festival

when: Weekends Sept. 27 through Oct. 26 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

where: Carnation , Remlinger Farms , 32610 N.E. 32nd St., Carnation , WA

cost: $17.11-14.94 (under 1 free)

ages: All

the scoop:

Take the family to Remlinger Farms for a super-fun fall outing. In addition to a… read more
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Scare-Free Pumpkin Party

when: Varies by location

where: Classes vary by location. Find a location: gymboreeclasses.com

ages: 0-5 years

the scoop:

Add some spooktacular friends at Gymboree Play & Music this October. Their pumpkin bash is… read more
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EMOMs Fall Toys & Togs Consignment Sale

when: Oct 25 at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where: Kingsgate, Northshore Junior High School, 12101 N.E. 160th St., Kingsgate, Wa

cost: Free

ages: All

the scoop:

The EMOMs Toys & Togs Consignment Sale is back and at a new location. Families… read more
In these classes children will learn music, movements and develop social relationships through interactive participation. Children love to sing, dance, make music and play. Capoeira Angola is a fun and engaging art form that promotes the development of coordination, self-esteem, balance, strength, agility and more.

Capoeira Kids’ Class

when: every Saturday at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

where: International District , Union Cultural Center, 803 S. King St., Seattle, WA

cost: Sliding Scale $60-90

ages: 4-12

the scoop:

Do your children love to sing, dance, make music and play? In these Saturday classes,… read more
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Hoot ‘n’ Howl

when: Oct 25 - Oct 25 at 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

where: Eatonville , Northwest Trek, 11610 Trek Dr. E., Eatonville, Wa

cost: $5-13 (3 and under free)

ages: All

the scoop:

Put on your Halloween costume and head to Northwest Trek for this annual Halloween event!… read more
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Family Nature Class: Nocturnal Creatures

when: Oct 25 at 10 a.m. to noon

where: Montlake, Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Dr., Seattle, Wa

cost: $18 (includes one child ages 2-5 and one or more adults)

ages: 2-5 and caregivers

the scoop:

Looking for a fun activity for you and your tot? The UWBG Fiddleheads family nature… read more
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Wild Waves Fright Fest

when: Weekends in October

where: Federal Way , Wild Waves Theme Park , 36201 Enchanted Pkwy. S., Federal Way , WA

cost: $22.99 and up

ages: All

the scoop:

Gather up your ghosts and goblins and head to Wild Waves Theme Park for Fright… read more
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Dress Up Halloween Dance-Tacular

when: Oct 25 at 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

where: University District , University Heights Center, 5031 University Way N.E., Seattle, Wa

cost: Free trial class

ages: All

the scoop:

Put on your Halloween duds and dance in your costume between October 25-31. Plus, enjoy… read more
Picture Halloween Party GAMES, SNACKS, ART MAKING, COSTUMES!!! What else could you want? An evening full of spooky surprises and laughter sure to please all.

Kids’ Night Out: Halloween Party

when: Oct 25 at 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

where: Magnolia, Circle of Art Studios, 2821 Thorndyke Ave. W., Seattle, Wa

cost: $40/child

ages: 5-9

the scoop:

Take your costumed kiddos to Circle of Art Studios for an evening full of spooky surprises… read more

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