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Thursday, October 29th
Halloween Monster Mash – 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Moraga Library. Play games and make gooey slime and other Halloween crafts while you listen to haunting music. The playhouse fort will be transformed into a haunted house – peek in if you dare! Children are encouraged to come in costume. No registration required for this free event. For children ages 3-12.
Halloween Parade for Tots – 1 p.m. at the Orinda Community Center Park. Come join the fun in costume and follow Glenda the Good Witch in a stroll around the park and then participate in Halloween themed activities.
Friday, October 30th
Trick or Treat Street – 4 to 6 p.m. in Downtown Lafayette. A fun, safe Halloween event, where children and their parents are invited to trick-or-treat on Mt. Diablo Boulevard from Oak Hill Road to Dewing Avenue and in La Fiesta Square. All participating businesses will display a “Trick-or-Treat Poster” and balloons. Please come in costume to receive a special treat. Don’t forget to bring a trick-or-treat bag.
HALLOWEEN! Saturday, October 31st
Trick-or-Treat! – 3 to 5 p.m. at Rheem Valley Shopping Center. Costumed children are invited to trick-or-treat at participating businesses.
Barkus Parade – Noon at Orchard Nursery, Lafayette. A parade dedicated to “Man’s Best Friend”. Bring your pooch dressed in a Halloween costume and join the parade.
Live Children’s Music and Face Painting – Also at Orchard Nursery, face painting is from noon to 3 p.m. and a sing-a-long with children’s musical duo Sandi and Stevie is from 1 to 3 p.m. Live farm animals are also on display all day.
Tuesday, November 3rd
Day of the Dead Crafts – 4 to 5 p.m. at the Moraga Library from 4 to 5 p.m. Color a skull on foil or make a skull mask to celebrate (a bit late) el Día de los Muertos – Day of the Dead. The craft will have simpler and more complex versions to accommodate all ages of crafters. Free program, no reservations necessary.