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Even more Halloween activities to do this week

With Halloween approaching fast - it's this Wednesday! - here are three more fun activities to do with your kids. Grab the Oct. 19 Grand Junction Free Press (printed last week) for a more complete listing of Halloween fun for kids and adults.

Trunk or treat, a free event, will be hosted in the east parking lot at First United Methodist Church Sunday, Oct. 28. Families are invited to participate in trick or treating from decorated car trunks from 4-6 p.m. Other activities include a hay ride, face painting, pumpkin decorating, a cake walk, a ring toss, stories and treats. Wear a costume and be ready for fun! For more information, call 970-242-4850, ext. 406.

The Family Science Night SPOOK-TACULAR is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 1, at the John McConnell Math and Science Center. Admission to this event is $5 per family and participants will learn to explore the "creepy" side of science.

"Your whole family will enjoy hands-on experiments and demonstrations that will rattle their bones," event organizers said.

This event will run from 6-8 p.m. and registration isn't required. For more information, call 970-245-1626.

Want a little Halloween fun for your kids today, Oct. 26? Pumpkin painting at the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens (655 Struthers Ave., Riverside Parkway at Seventh Street) will he hosted today, Friday, Oct. 26, only from 10-11 a.m. Music instruction will run from noon-1 p.m. Kids are asked to bring a water bottle and lunch, and the event will run rain or shine. Admission is $15.

For more information and to register, call the WCBG Office at 970-245-9030.

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The Post Independent Updated Oct 25, 2012 01:43PM Published Oct 25, 2012 01:42PM Copyright 2012 The Post Independent. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.