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Haunted Halloween happenings in Kirkland

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Happy Halloween!
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Trick-or-treaters can curb their sweet tooth with fun this weekend by participating in fun runs, dances and a haunted house. Here are a few Halloween festivities that will be scattered throughout Kirkland for families, teens and children.

Pee Wee Monster Bash

October 26 | 10 a.m. to noon | North Kirkland Community Center

425.587.3335 | www.kirklandparks.net

Put on your costume, grab your broom and fly over to the Pee Wee Monster Bash! We guarantee a not too spooky, just a kooky, time!

To register, visit the website and use course code No. 37200. Activities are ongoing, carnival-style, throughout the morning. Suitable for ages 5 and under, accompanied by parent. Cost: residents $10.95; non-residents $13.14, per child (including tax).

Monster Mile Halloween Family Fun Run

October 27 | 10 a.m. to noon | Juanita Beach Park 425.587.3335 | www.kirklandwa.gov

Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and run for fun! This spooktacular fun run features a 1- mile run for kids and parents. A Halloween costume contest will be held after the race. All participants must register and each will receive a free T-shirt. To register, visit: www.kirklandparks.net and use course code #37587. Cost: residents $16.43; non-residents $19.71, per person (including tax).

Halloween Spooktacular Dance

October 27 | 5:30 to 8 p.m. | North Kirkland Community Center

425.444.3132 | www.washingtonautismadvocacy.org

Friendship Matters, a project of Washington Autism Alliance and Advocacy for youth and adolescents with autism, is having a Halloween party. Come in costume for an evening of fun, dancing and socializing with your friends. Preregister two weeks in advance by calling or emailing Maureen@friendshipadventures.org. Cost: $1 per person at the door; caregivers free; volunteers welcome. Snacks and punch provided.

Kirkland’s Monster Mile: Halloween Family Fun Run

Halloween creatures of all ages are invited to the first annual Monster Mile Halloween Family Fun Run from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 27 at Juanita Beach Park, 9703 N.E. Juanita Drive.

This spooktacular fun run features a one-mile run for kids, parents, family members, and friends of all ages to participate in. Registration is available online at www.kirklandparks.net or by calling (425) 587-3336 using course code 37587. The registration fee per participant is $16.43 for residents and $19.71 for non-residents and includes T-Shirt.

For event information, go to www.kirklandwa.gov/youthathletics. For more information on this and other special events and recreation opportunities, please visit www.kirklandwa.gov or call (425) 587-3300.

JHS Haunted House for Kids – Oct. 30

Juanita High School DECA students are excited about their upcoming DECA week.  DECA students have planned a fun-packed week of events at JHS October 28-Nov. 2.  The community event is being held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30  at JHS.  The Haunted House is for ages 6-12 and includes games and candy for kids.  Admission is free and donations are being collected for Ronald McDonald House Charities.

DECA is a professional student leadership organization that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs to learn about marketing, business leadership and employability skills to prepare for their future.

On Jan. 12 the JHS DECA students will challenge themselves academically by participating in the Area 3 DECA conference, competing against over 800 other students for the right to compete at the state level.

DECA enhances preparation for college and careers by providing co-curricular programs that integrate into classroom instruction, applying learning in the context of business, connecting to business and the community and promoting competition.

Student members leverage their DECA experience to become academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders.

 

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