HALLOWEEN & HARVEST
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
--North Las Vegas plans to mark Make A Difference Day, a national volunteer day, from 7 a.m. to noon Oct. 27 near Windsor Park, 2227 W. Evans Ave., at the northwest corner of Cartier Avenue and Clayton Street near Gilbert Elementary School and from 8 a.m. to noon that same day at Seastrand Park, 6330 Camino Eldorado. North Las Vegas also plans a Trunk or Treat event from 5 to 8 p.m. the same day at the Silver Mesa Recreation Center, 4025 Allen Lane. It is free. Visit cityofnorthlasvegas.com.
--The city of North Las Vegas plans a safe Halloween event for trick-or-treaters from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 in the parking lot of the 1275 W. Craig Road Home Depot near North Martin Luther King Boulevard. Visit cityofnorthlasvegas.com.
--Safe Trick-or-Treating Party, featuring candy, games, face painting and spa gift cards for parents is scheduled from 4 to 9 p.m. Oct. 30; and from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31 at Planet Beach Contempo Spa Centennial Gateway, 5785 Centennial Center Blvd. Call 702-242-4772.
--Children 12 or younger can dress up, participate in a costume contest and enjoy games and candy passed out by adult bowlers at the fourth annual Booling Lanes Trick-or-Treat activity from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at Santa Fe Lanes in Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Unlimited bowling is $8 during the event or $25 for five people. Trick-or-treating is free. Visit santafestation.sclv.com.
--The Clark County Shooting Complex plans to host its third annual Pumpkin Smash from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27 on the archery fields at 11357 N. Decatur Blvd. Archers will aim at paper pumpkin targets and real pumpkins that ooze green. A 30-arrow five-spot competition will award prizes for first, second and third places in youth and adult categories. The cost is $10. Call 702-455-2000.
--Halloween at the Y, featuring a haunted house, costume contest, spooky tattoos, trick-or-treating, balloon magic and a jump house, is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Centennial Hills YMCA, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive. Tickets are $2 per person. Call 702-478-9622.
--A Trunk-or-Treat Halloween event is planned from 4-6 p.m. Oct. 31 at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 7501 Tule Springs Road. Residents are invited to enjoy trick-or-treating with festively decorated vehicles. Call 702-645-0352.
--A Fall Harvest Yard Sale is scheduled from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at Nehemiah Ministries Christian Church, 3606 N. Rancho Drive. Call 702-645-2544.
--Truth Christian Ministries International plans to host a Harvest Festival from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 27 at 5101 N. Rainbow Blvd. Admission is free, and organizers plan to offer candy, games, food, costume prizes, music and raffles. Call Gayla Boyd at 702-396-3189.
--The Las Vegas Farm, 7222 W. Grand Teton Drive, plans to launch its Farm Fall Harvest Festival from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 25-31. The Farm plans to feature candied apples, pumpkin chips, hay rides, a cow train, face painting, pumpkin carving, specialty and winter squash and more. Admission is $1. There is an additional charge for activities and food. Visit thelasvegasfarm.com.
WORTH A DRIVE
--The Springs Preserve Haunted Harvest, featuring a haunted house, trick-or-treat stations, carnival games, live entertainment and a petting zoo, is scheduled from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 26-28 and Oct. 31 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children 5 to 12 and free for children 4 or younger. Visit springspreserve.org.
--The Halloween Parade, featuring art cars, music, fire performances, a costume contest, giant puppets and mobile artwork, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 31 beginning on Garces Avenue and Fourth Street (north of Charleston Boulevard) and ending on Third Street between Ogden and Stewart avenues. The best viewing points are north or south of Fremont Street on Fourth Street.
--Howling Halloween Carnival featuring a costume contest, games, drawings and candy for the kids is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J St. Call 702-229-6374.
--Haunted at the Ranch, featuring carnival games, bobbing for pumpkins, a bounce house and a haunted house, is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Whitney Ranch Recreation Center indoor pool, 1575 Galleria Drive, Henderson. Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Call 702-267-5870.
--Halloween Spooktacular, featuring trick-or-treating, crafts and a costume contest, is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27 at Northwest Career & Technical Academy, 8200 W. Tropical Parkway. One-Stop Shopping Expo and Spread the Word Nevada will collect gently used books; attendees can receive five raffle tickets for book donations. Prizes are to be given from expo vendors. Admission is free.
--Classic Halloween Car Show, featuring the Mustang & Classic Ford Club of Las Vegas' display of 120 makes and models of cars, live music by The Chuck E. Bumps Rockabilly Band and candy for kids, is scheduled from 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 27 at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. Admission is free. The event benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
--Cox Treat Streets, featuring live entertainment, merchants handing out candy and costumed characters roaming the streets for photo opportunities, is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 28 at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. Admission is free. Visit tivolivillagelv.com. The event is for children 10 or younger.
--Pools and Ghouls Halloween featuring games, a not-so-scary and a haunted maze, costume contest and trick-or-treating is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Desert Breeze Aquatics Facility, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Admission is $5 per child. Call 702-455-7798.
--Halloween Costume Dance for ages 50 or older, featuring the Jerry Tiffe Band is scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at Charleston Heights Arts Center Ballroom, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $15. Call 702-229-6383.
--Harvest Festival Potluck for ages 50 or older is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Nov. 8 at the Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 N. J St. Call 702-229-6125.