October 30, 2009 · 11:08 AM
Trick or treat downtown: Join the party from 4 - 6 p.m. Oct. 31 in Downtown. Bring the little ones, or simply people-watch. Winslow Way will be open for pedestrian traffic only 4– 6 p.m. to ensure safe trick-or-treating for everyone. Bainbridge Island Police officers and members of Kiwanis and Rotary will also provide additional traffic management and crossing safety. Cook Family Funeral Home, this year’s “Haunted Host”, will serve free hot cider in the American Marine Bank courtyard. Sponsored by Bainbridge Island Downtown Association and Downtown Merchants. Info: email@example.com or call 842-2982.
Ghosts, goblins, pirates and fairy princesses: Visit the Lollipops Children’s Boutique at Winslow Mall and have pictures taken beginning at 2 p.m. Oct. 31.
Real scary: Real Foods Market and Café on East Winslow Way will be hosting Halloween fun for all ages, starting with trick or treats for the small munchkin crowd beginning at 5 p.m. Oct. 31, then an opportunity for more after-hours fun and a chance to “boo-gie” the night away with live music and more. Info: www.gotrealfoods.com.
Messenger House: Roam the halls and pick up treats from 3-5 p.m. Oct. 31, at Messenger House Care Center, 10861 Manitou Park Blvd, Refreshments will be served. For info: 842-2654.
Trick or Treat at KiDiMu: Stop by the museum’s new location at 150 Madrone Ln. for free trick-or-treat fun from 4 - 6 p.m. Oct. 31. Enjoy cider and cookies, make spooky crafts and explore the new Greek exhibit: “Making Myth a Reality.” Free admission to all on Halloween night. Info: call 855-4650 or www.kidimu.org.
Halloween contest: Children’s Hospital Bargain Boutique has two contests: Earn a chance to win a $25 gift certificate with every Halloween-related purchase in October. Also, stop by the store at 572 Winslow Way in costume on Oct. 31 for a chance to win another $25 gift certificate. Both winners will be notified on Nov. 2. For info, call 842-5567.
Hot Dog and Chili for UNICEF: On your downtown Halloween trick-or-treat adventure from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Oct. 31, follow the spooky music coming from the Eagle Harbor Congregational Church bell tower for a hot cider, hot dog and chili feed to benefit UNICEF. For info: www.eagleharborchurch.org or call 842-4657.
U-Pick Pumpkins: Bring the kids and pick pumpkins 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. now through Halloween at Suyematsu Farm, Day Road, east of Highway 305. Info: 842-1429.