Katelynn Hill (left)

Katelynn Hill (left)

Halloween hauntings begin Friday

Halloween fun in Williams Lake begins tonight with activities for both children and adults.

Halloween fun in Williams Lake begins Friday with activities for both children and adults.

Haunted House

The Boys and Girls Club is hosting its annual Haunted House, Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. each evening. Admission is by either a cash donation or a non-perishable food item. Families are asked to leave little children at home as this haunted house is intended to scare. The Boys and Girls Club NOOPA Youth Centre is located on Fourth Ave. across from Safeway.

Cariboo GMC Pumpkin Carving

Cariboo GMC will hold its annual Halloween Pumpkin Carving Party on Friday, Oct. 28 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the dealership located at 370 South Mackenzie Avenue. There will be free pumpkins for carving ghoulish games, frightening food and other freaky fun.

Potato House

The Potato House Society is hosting a Twisted Alice Halloween Party for adults  from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 28. Prior to the Potato House party the Safety Meeting concert at the Central Cariboo Arts Centre features Twin Peaks.

The concert runs from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets for each single event are $15 or $20 for those who plan to take in both events.

Tickets are available in advance at Red Shreds and The Realm of Toys.

Halloween night

Haunting fun for children and families runs from morning right through the evening in Williams Lake on Halloween, Monday, Oct. 31.

School District 27’s StrongStart hosts its Halloween fun for families with children ages up to five years in the picnic shelter at Boitanio Park from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Activities include a pumpkin toss, pumpkin bowling, mini pumpkin decorating kit, a story walk, and a book to take home. Hot chocolate and cookies will be provided.

The Exploring the Puddle Early Learning Centre at 279 Third Ave. North hosts its fourth annual Ooey-Gooey Science Lab event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There will be six mad scientists conducting all kinds of ooey-gooey fun with spooky monster stew, witches hair, pumpkin guts and more taking place in the front and back yards of the centre under tents. Health fruit snacks and hot apple cider will be provided.

The Potato House hosts its annual Pumpkins and Bubbles Family Halloween photo-shoot Monday, Oct. 31 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Downtown merchants are hosting Trick ‘R’ Treat activities from 4 to 6 p.m. complete with passports and a chance to win great prizes.

Look for advertisements in this issue of the Tribune Weekend Advisor for all of the participating businesses. Passports can be picked up at any of the businesses and must be dropped off at The Realm of Toys by 6:30 p.m. to qualify for prizes. At least one business will have a costume contest.

As it gets dark the   the party moves to the Stampede Grounds for the city’s annual bonfire and fireworks display. The bonfire starts at 7:15 p.m. and the fireworks start at 7:45 p.m. The Lions Club will be serving hot dogs, hot chocolate and coffee.