There is no shortage of activities taking place in the lakecity today to celebrate Halloween.
Here are some of the activities happening in and around the community.
9 a.m.: Face painting starts at Dollar Dollar and First Editions.
10 to 11:30 a.m.: Strong Start Toddler Costume Parade at Boitanio Park.
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Ooey Gooey Science Lab at the Exploring the Puddle Early Learning Center.
2 p.m to 4 p.m.: Pumpkins and Bubbles photos by Laureen Carruthers at the Potato House for a donation to the Potato House’s new roof fund.
4 to 5:30 p.m.: Trick or treaters 12 years and younger are welcome to collect treats at Boitanio Mall.
5 p.m.: the Zombie Walk starts from Herb Gardner Park and ambles on down Oliver Street to the Potato House at 49 Borland Street.
Gathering of zombies at the park starts at 4:30 p.m.
5 to 9 p.m.: Haunted Potato House with a terrifying haunted house, creepy cardboard box maze, and more. Spooky photographs with photographer Laureen Carruthers continue.
7:15 p.m.: The city’s bonfire is lit in the Stampede Grounds where the Lions Club will be giving out hot dogs and hot chocolate for donations.
7:45 p.m.: The city’s annual fireworks display begins.
Friday, Oct. 31: 150 Mile House Volunteer Fire Department hosts its annual Halloween party for the community at its fire hall on Pigeon Road.
There will be hot dogs, treats and popcorn from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and fireworks starting at 8 p.m. All cash donations are welcome.
Friday, Oct. 31: The Horsefly community will be hosting a Halloween Party in the community hall with games for kids from 6 to 7 p.m. and fireworks starting at 7:15 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 2: The Boys and Girls Club hosts its annual pumpkin chucking event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Thompson Rivers University field.
Chuck your left-over pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns in one of the two huge trebuchets.
Some homeowners have gone the extra mile with their decorations in exchange for donations for charitable causes.
Bring a donation of food for the Metis Association food bank to the haunted house at 717 Ninth Avenue.
Drop a cash donation in the bird house at 1095 Pigeon Aveue for the Child Development Centre.
Be the Change students from Lake City Secondary will be trick-or-treating for food donations for the Salvation Army food bank.