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Halloween Happenings

Its time for some freaky fun at the biggest Halloween party in town. Its the Bighorn Toyota and Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreations Spooktacular Halloween Carnival, from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center.The community-wide effort is sponsored by several local businesses, produced by the Glenwood Springs Parks & Recreation Department, in conjunction with the EPYCS Group, the Future Business Leaders of America, the Latino Club, the Lady Demon Basketball Team and the Glenwood Skate Park Association. Carnival games will be available for big and little kids, costume contests for all ages, the famous Spook Alley haunted house, a Castle Bounce and inflatable obstacle course, climb for the cache contest, a Dive-in Movie in the pool (dont forget your swim suit), open skate at the Ice Rink and a whole lot more. Tickets for the carnival games and other events can be purchased at the event or will be available for pre-sale at the Community Center Front Desk. All proceeds help to cover event costs and benefit the youth groups fundraising efforts.

Grand Valley Pub and Grille, 101 Cardinal Way in Battlement Mesa, will celebrate a Halloween Bash and second anniversary at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. The festivities will include the Missing Link Band, costume contest and prizes.For more information, call 285-9616.

Basalt Recreation Department is looking for nonprofit organizations to operate a booth at the 14th annual Halloween Carnival from 4-6:30 p.m. Oct. 28. Call 927-8214 or visit http://www.basaltexpressrec.org us for more information on how you can be a part of this spooky evening of fun.

There will be a Trick or Treat Street for children infants through sixth grade from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. The fun includes a cakewalk, costume contest and treats. Admission is $1 per child. For more information, call the activity center at 285-9480.

Burning Mountains Fire Department wants to give back to the community, and will be hosting its inaugural Halloween Haunted House from 4:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Station No. 1, at 611 Main St. in Silt. Kids of all ages are invited, free of charge.The festivities will include a haunted house, Halloween treats, witches brew and goodie bags.

Bring carved pumpkin masterpieces to Dancing Colours, 968 Main St., Carbondale, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Halloween Day. Judging begins at 6 p.m.The Pumpkin Carving Contest has three categories: kids younger than 12, teens/adults and teams. All kids younger than 12 win prizes. Proceeds benefit Radio Evolution, student broadcasting on KDNK. Entry forms at KDNK, Dancing Colours.Call 963-2965 for more information.

The second annual ‘Health Occupation Students of America Haunted Hospital will be from 4-7 p.m. today, Oct. 27, at the Roaring Fork Career Center, 504A 27th St., adjacent to the bus barn, one block up from the Sunlight bridge. This event is only for children 10 and younger.There will be a costume contest at 4 p.m.; piata fun at 5 p.m.; and games, prizes and movies. And of course, hospital tours throughout the night.

A fundraiser for Animal Rescue foundation will begin at 9 p.m. Oct. 31 at Phat Thai Restaurant in Carbondale. Prizes for the best costume, 21 and older with valid identification. Call 963-7001 for more information.

Basalt Recreation is hosting its annual Halloween Carnival from 46:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at the Basalt Middle School cafeteria. A fishing pond, cakewalk, haunted house, bouncy house and more will be available for lots of fun. The carnival is a fundraiser for nonprofits that work with children and young adults.If you have questions or would like to operate a booth, call the recreation department at 927-8214.

Did you know the library just might be one of the scariest places to be on Halloween? Teens 12 to 18 years old are invited to a Halloween Party from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Come in costume, play games and dance to DJ music, courtesy of Two Rivers Productions. Grab a piece of pizza, win a prize for your costume, and treat yourself to an awesome Halloween. The library is at 413 Ninth St., and more information is available at 945-5958.

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