Things To Do, Halloween Edition

Ok, we started compiling this list at 10:45 a.m. Thursday.

Be sure to check weather reports this weekend in case Godzilla attacks the eastern seaboard.


Halloween Howls
4 p.m to 4:45 p.m.
It’s that time of year again!
Join us for some “howlarious” stories, songs, and activity sheets that will put you in just the right “spirit.”
This lighthearted program is recommended for kids up to grade 4.
Huntington Branch Library
41 Church Street

Irving School Trick ‘r Trunk
6 p.m.
Trunk or treat event at Irving school.
Best costume prize, games, scary story, pizza and cake.
Cost is $3.00 in advance and $4.00 at the door.
Children under 2 are free.
Treating starts at exactly 6:45 p.m.
Fun for all ages!
Event will be on the lower parking lot of Irving, across from Derby Library at the three-way stop sign.

Haunted Hay Rides In Shelton
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
One and a half miles in the dark with 50 creatures of the dark waiting for you!
Tickets $15 each, family four pack $50. Military and college discount (with ID) $11.
More info
Fairview Tree Farm
486 Walnut Tree Hill Road

Oxford High School’s Wolverine Players Haunted High School
4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The Haunted House starts at 7 pm and will end at 9:30 pm and the “not so scary” haunted house will take place from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.
The prices are free for ages 3 and under, $2 for ages 9 and under and $5 for anyone over the age of 9.
Baked goods will be for sale.
Oxford High School
61 Quaker Farms Road

Derby Elks Halloween Party
7:30 p.m.
Derby Elks lodge # 571 at 73 Elizabeth Street is hosting its Halloween Costume Dance Party.
Doors opening at 7:30 p.m.
Admission is $12 in advance and $15 at the door, which includes a free door prize ticket.
The event is open to the public.
Appetizers to be served at 9 p.m. and entertainment provided by “Outside Chance.”
Prize for best costume.
For additional information please contact Evelyn at 203-305-4540
Derby Elks Lodge
73 Elizabeth Street

—— SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2012 ——

PerkinElmer Steps For Pets
8 a.m.
PerkinElmer has organized a half-mile walk to raise money and collect food for the The Connecticut Humane Society.
You do not have to bring a pet to join in the fun. Please consider donating any of the following pet food products (unopened or unexpired): Adult dog or puppy food (wet or dry), adult cat or kitten food (wet or dry), dog or cat treats, or food for small and furries (rabbits, guinea pigs, etc.)
For more information on the event, please email Wendy Simko at 203.402.6989 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
Shelton Riverwalk
Downtown Shelton

Bottle And Can Drive At Shelton High School
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Shelton High School Marching Band, Color Guard and Pompons are holding a Redeemable Bottle and Can drive at the high school bus loop, 120 Meadow St.
All donations go directly to the groups to fund their competitions.
For information and directions call 203-924-2757.
Shelton High School
120 Meadow Street

Tag Sale
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Household items, children’s toys, clothes, garage and barn items.
109 Mountain Road

Friends of the Seymour Library Book and Bake Sale
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Baked goods are sold in the lobby upstairs while downstairs there are book bargains to be had.
Holiday books are a bargain for 3 for $1.
Come in costume and recieve a $5 gift certificate.
Admission: Free
203 888 3903
Seymour Library
46 Church St

Fall Festival
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Walnut Hill Community Church will host a Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The event will be held in the church parking lot at the corner of 9th and Smith Streets.
There will be kids games, prizes, a bouncy house, hot dogs, cotton candy and popcorn for the first 100 people, pumpkin decorating, face painting and information on services available to Derby residents through both the Derby Public Library and TEAM.
Click here for more information.
Walnut Hill Community Church
9th and Smith streets
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Kids Night Out
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Get your costumes ready and kick off Halloween with an event for all families at KIDS NIGHT OUT.
Come visit Wells Hollow Creamery at 656 Bridgeport Avenue in Shelton for an afternoon of fun for kiddos of all ages.
Sponsored by three small business owners of Bringt the Hoopla, LLC, “Chirp,” and Well’s Hollow Creamery.
Kids have joined forces to produce kid-friendly events while highlighting local businesses.
Admission is FREE and we encourage everyone to be a part of our Halloween costume contest.
Prizes will be awarded and judging begins at 3:15 p.m.
You will enjoy live music, vendors and Touch-A-Truck.
Additional activities being offered are a bounce house, pumpkin decorating, corn maze, face painting and much more.
For any questions, please contact us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
Admission is free.
Wells Hollow Creamery
656 Bridgeport Avenue

Downtown Seymour Trick or Treat
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
The Seymour Culture and Arts Commission will be hosting their Sixth Annual Downtown Trick or Treat for the elementary school children of Seymour and their younger siblings from 1 to 3 p.m.
Youngsters are asked to come in costume and meet at the Strand Theater on Main Street to receive the map of where the pumpkins will be to collect candy from participating downtown merchants and local organizations.
This event is held rain or shine.
For questions or more information call Kim Osgood at 203-888-7880.

Halloween At The Sports Center In Shelton
5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Free trick or treating, arts and crafts
Call 203 929 6500
784 River Road

Free Halloween Concert
7 p.m.
Sponsored by the Seymour Culture and Arts Commission
The Naugatuck Community Band will perform a free concert of music for Halloween at The Strand Theater in Seymour. Concert goers are encouraged to come in costume.
Admission is free!
Strand Theater
165 Main St.

Derby Dems Halloween Dance
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The Derby Democratic Town Committee will be holding a Halloween Costume Party Dance at the St. Michael’s Catholic War Veteran’s Hall on Derby Avenue, Derby.
Cost is $15 per person.
For more information, please contact Maureen at (203)736-0250.
St. Michael’s Catholic War Veteran’s Hall – Derby Avenue,
(Derby Avenue, Derby. Across the street from St. Michael’s parking lot)

Haunted Hay Rides In Shelton
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
One and a half miles in the dark with 50 creatures of the dark waiting for you!
Tickets $15 each, family four pack $50. Military and college discount (with ID) $11.
More info
Fairview Tree Farm
486 Walnut Tree Hill Road

—— SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2012 ——-

Seymour Trunk Or Treat
6 to 7:30 p.m.
For children in grades pre-K to sixth grade. Set-up time is 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Bring one family car and decorate the trunk and please bring plenty of candy to hand out. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Seymour Middle School
211 Mountain Road
Contact Rich Kearns if you have any questions about the event at 203-888-2561, Ext. 1003 (Friday).

Halloween Psychic Fair & Spirit Circle
10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Sponsored by “A Healing Hand.”
Join them for nine intuitive readers (tarot, angel readers, mediums, pet communicators, spirit guide art) and vendors.
Free admission.
Readings $20 for 15 minutes.
Hourly door prize drawings starting at 11 a.m.
Early bird special offered to those who get readings before noon.
Event will be followed by a Spirit Circle lead by Barbara DeLong from 6:30-8:30. Advanced registration recommended.
Visit for details or to register for the Spirit Circle.
Readings are intended for entertainment purposes only.
Admission: Free
Hyatt House
830 Bridgeport Ave.

Free Community Dinner & Costume Party
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Sponsored by the Master’s Table Community Meals
Awards will be given for best costumes, most creative costume and funniest costume however costumes are not required.
There is no “theme” so everyone can use their creativity and imagination.
Of course, although costumes are encouraged, feel free to come as you like and join in on the festivities.
Admission: Free
Christ Church
56 S Cliff St


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