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Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Wellington and Lake Worth
Halloween Out & About
It's the Halloween Hullabaloo
Oct. 3. You know what to do! This party will be the best. More fun than all the rest! See you there, if you dare! 4 p.m. West Boynton Branch Library, 9451 Jog Road, Boynton Beach. 561-734-5556.
Be Clean Halloween
Join the Sand Sifters for a fun-filled Beach Cleanup and Halloween festivities including a gourd decorating contest, free surf lessons, face painting, spooky Olympic relay races, a Halloween dart through and more. Oct. 4, 8-11 a.m. Oceanfront Park, 6415 N. ocean Blvd., Ocean Ridge. www.sandsifters.org or 561-734-9128.
Oct. 9. Create a colorful folding mask in time for Halloween. Ages 6 and older. Registration required. 3:30 p.m. Wellington Branch library, 1951 Royal Fern Drive, Wellington. 561-791-6070.
Oct. 10. Build a wobbly and floppy scarecrow to display in the children's area then create a scarecrow's face to take home. For ages 4-7. Registration required. 3 p.m. Wellington Branch library, 1951 Royal Fern Drive, Wellington. 561-791-6070.
Oct. 10. Hear funny stories about these important crop defenders and make a scarecrow craft to take home. Registration required. 3:30 p.m. Greenacres Branch Library, 3750 Jog Road, Greenacres. 561-641-9100.
Oct. 11. Find out how many seeds are in a pumpkin by cutting one open and counting them, then read a book and do a surprising pumpkin activity. Dress to get messy. For ages 6-10. Registration required. West Boynton Branch Library, 9451 Jog Road, Boynton Beach. 561-734-5556.
Second Annual Spooky Schoolhouse Carnival
Oct. 18 and 19. The Museum on Ocean Avenue will transform into an old-fashioned carnival, complete with ponies, music, crafts, games, face painting, concessions, and baked goods. The Ocean Avenue Green Market will be on-site with their pumpkin patch, and each evening will feature a special live dance performance by a member of Hip-notic Dance Company. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Schoolhouse Children's Museum, 129 E., Ocean Ave., Boynton Beach. 561-742-6783.
Halloween Pumpkin Origami
Oct. 25. Have fun making a folded-paper pumkin in this family fun program. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach.
St. Peter's Annual Harvest Fest
Oct. 25. The annual festival includes craft vendors, a BBQ dinner, a bake sale, entertainment and a rummage sale. St. Peter's United Methodist Church, 12200 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington. 561-753-6784.
Halloween Parade and Downtown Trick-or-Treating
Oct. 25. Sponsored by the Noontime Kiwanis of Delray Beach as part of KidsFest, enjoy trick-or-treating along Atlantic Avenue. 1-4 p.m. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. 561-276-6537.
Ghouls and Goblins Concert
Oct. 26. Presented by Youth Orchestra of Palm Beach County, bring lawn chairs, free admission. 6 p.m. Old School Square Entertainment Pavilion, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. 561-243-7922.
Faith United's Fall Festival
Oct. 26. Costume contest, a petting zoo, "Trunk or Treating," a hayride and other fun games. Bring a finger food to share. 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church, 6340 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach. 561-738-1984.
Halloween Make and Take Craft
Oct. 27. Have fun making a scary mask, perfect for trick or treating. Materials provided. Ages 8 and older. 2 p.m. Hagen Ranch Road Branch Library, 14350 Hagen Ranch Road, Delray Beach. 561-894-7500.
Oct. 29. Wear your favorite costume, play games and sing karaoke. For ages 5 and older. 5 p.m. Clarence E. Anthony Branch library, 375 SW Second Ave., South Bay. 561-992-8393.
Oct. 29. Have a monster-rific time reading about some scary, silly and funny-looking monsters and create one to take home. For ages 4-8. Registration required. 3 p.m. Wellington Branch library, 1951 Royal Fern Drive, Wellington. 561-791-6070.
Trick or Treat at Your Library
Oct. 31. Kings and queens, ghouls and goblins and all other trick-or-treaters can stop by to receive special prizes. Costumes optional. All ages. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Greenacres Branch Library, 3750 Jog Road, Greenacres. 561-641-9100.
Science Club: Halloween Science
Oct. 31. Make fake blood and write ghost letters in honor of Halloween. For ages 7 and older. Registration required. 3:30 p.m. Wellington Branch library, 1951 Royal Fern Drive, Wellington. 561-791-6070.
Oh! A Haunting We Will Go
Oct. 31. A kettle of not-so-scary stories and songs. Show off your costume in the silent costume parade. 10 a.m. Hagen Ranch Road Branch Library, 14350 Hagen Ranch Road, Delray Beach. 561-894-7500.
Splash Park Halloween Party
Oct. 31. Have a splashy Halloween at Catherine Strong Park, 1500 Sixth St., Delray Beach. 4-6:30 p.m. 561-243-7194.
Friday Night Flicks and Costume Party
Oct. 31. The costume party begins at 5:30 p.m. Wear your Halloween best and join in the fun. Stay for a movie, which begins at 7:30 p.m. Old School Square Entertainment Pavilion, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. 561-243-7922.
Compiled by Rebecca Forand