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Wed Volunteers ages 12-18 are needed to help plan teen-related events; community service hours available; 3:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. (425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org/lh/programs.cfm)

Singer-Songwriter Showcase

Thur Live music, 6:30-8 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. Oct. 27: Carolyn Cruso. Nov. 10: Alex Perlman. (425-644-1111 or www.crossroadsbellevue.com)

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Kiwanis Club of Bellevue Luncheon Meeting

Thur Features a presentation on voter initiatives 330 and 336, noon Oct. 27, Paragon Hotel, 818 112th Ave. N.E. Cost: $15.25 for lunch; non-members welcome. (425-453-9948)

“Dracula”

Starts Fri International Ballet Theatre’s adaptation of the vampire’s story, with dance ranging from classical ballet to tap-dancing witches; family show, Halloween costumes encouraged. 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 28-30, Theatre at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Tickets: $15-$35. (425-284-0444 or www.ticketwindowonline.com)

Late Night Music at Crossroads

Ongoing Live music, 7:30-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. Oct. 28: Baby Gramps’ steel guitar. Oct. 29: Virutoso piano by Scott Cossu. Nov. 4: File Gumbo Zydeco Band plays Rockin’ Cajun & Zydeco. Nov. 5: First Saturday Big Band Dance featuring Harley Brumbaugh’s Horns-A-Plenty. (425-644-1111 or www.crossroadsbellevue.com)

Public Transit Workshop

Fri Meet with Metro and Sound Transit planners to share ideas for improving transit service on the Eastside, noon-1:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Bellevue First Congregational Church, 752 108th Ave. N.E., served by Metro routes 220, 222, 230, 233, 234, 240, 249, 253, 271 and 921, and Sound Transit routes 530, 535, 550, 560 and 565. (206-684-1146 or http://transit.metrokc.gov )

Transit Improvements Information Table

Sat Meet with Metro and Sound Transit planners to share ideas for improving transit service on the Eastside, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 29, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St., served by Metro routes 230, 245 and 253. (206-684-1146 or http://transit.metrokc.gov )

“The Green Bird”

Sat Oregon Shadow Theatre Company presents a bilingual puppet show about a brave girl’s journey through Mexico to save a boy who has been transformed into a bird by a magician, 3 p.m. Oct. 29, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. (425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org/lh/programs.cfm)

Halloween Costume Ball

Sat Costume party and swing dance for all ages featuring the Sound of Swing band, 8-10 p.m. Oct. 29, North Bellevue Community and Senior Center, 4063 148th Ave. N.E. Cost: $5. (425-452-7681)

Free Mammogram Offered

Sat A day of free screenings for women over 40 without health insurance, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. by appointment, Oct. 29, Overlake Breast Health Center, 1135 116th Ave. N.E., suite 250. (register: 425-688-5248)

Diwali/Tihar Festival

Sun Celebration of the Hindu Festival of Lights from India and Nepal, with traditional music, dance and Indian language children’s stories, andbook signings with authors Anjali Banerjee and Bharti Kirchner, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 30, Barnes & Noble, 626 106th Ave. N.E. (425-451-8463)

Safe & Sweet Halloween

Mon Indoor trick-or-treating, activities and photos for children in costume, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 31, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. (425-644-1111 or www.croassroadsbellevue.com)

Dia de Los Muertos Ofrenda

Mon Students from Sammamish High School create a traditional Mexican Day of the Dead offering altar, and lead arts and crafts activities, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 31, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. (425-644-1111 or www.croassroadsbellevue.com)

Halloween Family FunFest

Mon Science activity booths, clowns, arts and crafts, music and entertainment, 4:30-7:30 p.m. with trick-or-treating for children in costume, 6-7 p.m., Oct. 31, Bellevue Square, Northeast Eighth Street and Bellevue Way Northeast. (425-454-8096 or www.bellevuesquare.com/happenings.php)

Write On! Writing Group

Plan Ahead Fun writing exercises and creative ideas for youths 12-18, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. (425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org/lh/programs.cfm)

Great Books Discussion Group

Ongoing Read and discuss classical selections from the Great Books series, 7:30-9 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E. (425-635-0828 or www.greatbooks.org)

“The Killing Art”

Plan Ahead Author and artist Jonathan Santlofer reads and signs his latest novel, which uses his own artwork as clues in the mystery, 7 p.m. Nov. 3, Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E. (425-519-0770 or www.bellevuearts.org)

Open Mike Night

Ongoing Opportunity for acoustic musicians to perform, 6-9 p.m., with 5:30 p.m. sign-up, first and third Thursdays, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St. (425-644-1111 or www.victorymusic.org)

Two Hands, Twenty Years and a Billion Beads

Plan Ahead Contemporary bead artist David Chatt lectures on his work, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4, Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E. Cost: $5 for non-members. (425-519-0770 or www.bellevuearts.org)

Fun, Easy Fridays

Plan Ahead Free community dinner followed by a parent workshop on how to create family game nights and information on other low-cost family activities available in the area; supervised swimming and activities for children 12 and under, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 4, Bellevue YMCA, 14230 Bel-Red Road. Dec. 2: Family Holiday Traditions — how to put family first during the holiday season, make gifts and start new traditions (register: 425-746-9900)

Bellevue Arts Museum Family Day

Plan Ahead Art activities and cultural music and dance, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 6, Bellevue Arts Museum, 510 Bellevue Way N.E. (425-519-0770 or www.bellevuearts.org)

Pizza & Pages Book Group

Plan Ahead Pizza and book talk for youths ages 12-18, 3:30-5:30 Nov. 9, Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd. (425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org/lh/programs.cfm)

Bothell

“The Five and Ten Club”

Ongoing Curtain Call Theatre presents the story of senior citizens who resort to less than legal means to make a little extra cash to get by, 8 p.m. Fridays, 5:30 p.m. Sundays, through Nov. 6, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Tickets: $8-$10. (425-487-2441 or www.northshoreseniorcenter.org)

Graduation Requirements Workshop

Plan Ahead Northshore School District hosts a workshop for parents of ninth- and 10th-grade students on state and district graduation requirements that go into effect starting with the class of 2008, including credit requirements, the WASL, culminating projects and “High School and Beyond” plans, 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Bothell High School gym, 18125 92nd Ave. N.E. (425-489-6399 or www.nsd.org)

Captain Bogg & Salty

Plan Ahead Songs and stories for buccaneers of all ages, 4 p.m. Nov. 2; free tickets available starting at 3 p.m., Bothell Regional Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E. (425-486-7811 or www.kcls.org/bothell/programs.cfm)

Pancake Breakfast

Plan Ahead 8-11:30 a.m. Nov. 5 and 19, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive. Cost: $4-$5. (425-487-2441)

SCORE Business Counseling

Plan Ahead Volunteers from the Service Corps of Retired Executives offer advice to current and future small business owners, by appointment 1-9 p.m. Nov. 9, Bothell Regional Library, 18215 98th Ave. N.E. (register: 425-486-7811)

Carnation

Trick or Treat Trek

Sat-Sun Emerald City Wanderers host 10k and 5k autumn walks along the Snoqualmie Valley Railroad Trail and through residential areas; not suitable for strollers, costumes encouraged, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. registration, with 4 p.m. finish, Oct. 29-30, starting at Remlinger Farms, 32610 N.E. 32nd St. (425-576-0380 or www.walkingwithecw.org)

Monster Benefit Bash

Sat Costume party with dancing, two live bands, prizes and refreshments; benefits Northwest Harvest, 8 p.m.-midnight Oct. 29, Miller’s Community & Arts Center, 4597 Tolt Ave. Cost: $6. (425-333-5007 or www.millersarts.com)

“The Green Bird”

Tues Oregon Shadow Theatre Company presents a bilingual puppet show about a brave girl’s journey through Mexico to save a boy who has been transformed into a bird by a magician, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1, Carnation Library, 4804 Tolt Ave. (425-333-4398 or www.kcls.org/carn/programs.cfm)

Swil Kanim

Plan Ahead Storytelling interwoven with violin, poetry and audience participation, 8-10 p.m. Nov. 5, Miller’s Community & Arts Center, 4597 Tolt Ave. (425-333-5007 or www.millersarts.com)

A Sacred Moment

Plan Ahead Local poet Katherine Bond gives a poetry writing workshop, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Nov. 5, Miller’s Community & Arts Center, 4597 Tolt Ave. Cost: $45. (register by Nov. 3: www.millersarts.com)

Issaquah

Halloween Barn Dance

Fri Sammamish Symphony family fun night, with dancing, children’s entertainment and food; costumes optional, 6-10 p.m. Oct. 28, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W. Cost: $5-$25 at the door. (425-427-1689 or www.dogandtuba.com/sso )

Strategy Games Club

Fri For students in grades 6-12; refreshments, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Issaquah Library, 10 W. Sunset Way. (425-392-5430 or www.kcls.org/iss/event.cfm)

Halloween at the Zoo

Fri-Sun Scavenger hunt, games, activities, prizes and animals eating pumpkins; costumes encouraged, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 28-30, Cougar Mountain Zoo, 19525 S.E. 54th St. Cost: $6-$8.50 for zoo admission. (425-391-5508 or www.cougarmountainzoo.org)

Pumpkin Bash 2005

Sat PT Cruiser car show, with Halloween-themed contests; costumes encouraged, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 29, Triple XXX Rootbeer Drive-In, 98 N.E. Gilman Blvd. Cost: $5 for car entry. (http://home.comcast.net/~patenai)

Issaquah & Superior Mine Hike

Sat Brief historical presentation on the Issaquah & Superior Mining operations followed by an easy, two-mile hike through former mining areas, 10 a.m. Oct. 29, Issaquah Depot Museum, 50 Rainier Blvd. N. Cost: $2.50-$5. (register: 425-392-3500 or www.issaquahhistory.org)

Kenmore

Scary Stories for Brave Listeners

Wed Local scare-masters tell true tales of ghosts and hauntings followed by open mic storytelling; not recommended for young or timid children, 7 p.m. Oct. 26, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. (425-486-8747 or www.kcls.org/kenm/programs.cfm)

Writer’s Workshop

Ongoing Encouragement, positive critique and inspiration led by Frances Dayee, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 27, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. (425-486-8747 or www.kcls.org/kenm/programs.cfm)

Study Zone

Ongoing Free homework help from volunteer tutors for elementary, middle and high school students, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. (425-486-8747 or www.kcls.org/studyzone)

Evening Book Discussion Group

Mon “Daughter of Fortune,” by Isabel Allende, 7 p.m. Oct. 31, Kenmore Library, 18138 73rd Ave. N.E. Nov. 28: “Snow Falling on Cedars,” by David Guterson. (425-486-8747 or www.kcls.org/kenm/programs.cfm)

Kirkland

Study Zone

Ongoing Free homework help from volunteer tutors for elementary, middle and high school students, 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays; 6-8 p.m. Thursdays; 2-4 p.m. Sundays, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. (425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/studyzone)

Teen Concert

Fri All-ages venue, with local performers, 7 p.m., Kirkland Teen Union Building, 348 Kirkland Ave. Cost: $5. Oct. 28: From Aphony, Chance Without, Innerself and Lines into Phoenix. (425-822-3088 or www.ktub.org)

Kingsgate/Woodinville Libraries Book Discussion Group

Sat “Leap of Faith: Memoirs of an Unexpected Life,” by Queen Noor, 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 29, Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd St. Dec. 3: “Blindness,” by Jose Saramago at Woodinville. (425-821-7686 or www.kcls.org/kings/programs.cfm)

Giant Jack-o-Lantern

Starts Sat Pumpkin carver Scott Cully will carve a 600-pound pumpkin, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 29, which will be on display through Halloween, with trick-or-treating for children in costume at participating stores, noon-4 p.m. Oct. 31, 228 Parkplace Center. (425-827-7789)

Jack-O-Lantern Jamboree

Fri Halloween party for all ages, with games, contests, prizes, refreshments and a scary haunted house; costumes encouraged, 5-7:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Kirkland Boys & Girls Club, 10805 124th Ave. N.E. Cost: $2 for haunted house; donations to help rebuild hurricane-damaged clubs will be collected. (425-827-0132 or www.onepositiveplace.org)

Teen Halloween Dance

Sat Music, dancing, costume contest and prizes, 7:30-11 p.m. Oct. 29, Kirkland Teen Union Building, 348 Kirkland Ave. (425-822-3088 or www.ktub.org)

Hurricane Katrina Benefit Concert

Tues BeauSoleil avec Michel Doucet plays Cajun and Zydeco music to benefit Habitat for Humanity and the New Orleans Musicians Hurricane Relief Fund, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $30. (425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org)

Good Dog Carl Appearance

Plan Ahead Author Alexandra Day and her rottweiler companion Carl present their newest book, “Carl’s Sleepy Afternoon,” 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 3, Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center. (425-828-6546)

Brazilian Duos

Plan Ahead Vocalist Luciana Souza and guitarist Roero Lubambo perform, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $10-$25. (425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org)

“N*W*C”

Plan Ahead Three-man comedy show about breaking down racial stereotypes, 8 p.m. Nov. 4-5, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave. Tickets: $12-$24. (425-893-9900 or www.kpcenter.org)

Kirkland Art Walk

Plan Ahead 18 downtown Kirkland galleries within walking distance of each other have extended hours, with artists’ receptions at some galleries, 6-9 p.m. Nov. 10. Maps available at the galleries. (425-889-8212)

Poetry at Parkplace Books

Plan Ahead An evening of open mike poetry, with published poets and novices, 7 p.m. Nov. 10, Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Center. (425-828-6546)

SCORE Business Counseling

Plan Ahead Volunteers from the Service Corps of Retired Executives offer advice to small business owners, by appointment 1-4 p.m. Nov. 11, Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave. (register: 425-822-2459)

Mercer Island

Holiday Art Show

Ongoing Mixed media works and gift items by island artists includes textiles, pottery, paintings, jewelry and paper art, through Jan. 6, Mercer Island Chamber Art Gallery, 7605 S.E. 27th St., Ste. 109. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and by appointment. (206-232-3404)

Home Sweet Home: Seniors Resource Fair

Sat Educational forum and resource fair with more than 35 different services and agencies represented, refreshments; an Overlake Senior Care event; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Mercer Island Presbyterian Church, 3605 84th Ave. S.E. Cost: $5 at the door. (425-688-5800 or www.overlakehospital.org/healthwellness/classes/seniorcare.aspx )

North Bend

Middle Eastern Hafla

Fri Women’s belly dancing party and potluck, with local professional and amateur dancers; benefits theater programs, 7 p.m. Oct. 28, Unity Theater, 119 ½North Bend Way. Tickets: $5 suggested donation. (425-831-5667 or www.unitytheater.org )

Harvest Carnival

Sat Family costume party, with games, refreshments and haunted house for younger children, 2-5 p.m. Oct. 29 and “gory, gruesome and graphic” haunted house only, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Si View Community Center, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive. (425-831-1900 or www.siviewpark.org)

First Tuesdays Book Group

Tues “The Seduction of Water,” by Carol Goodman, 7 p.m. Nov. 1, North Bend Library, 115 E. Fourth St. (425-888-0554 or www.kcls.org/nbend/programs.cfm)

Redmond

Study Zone

Ongoing Free homework help from volunteer tutors for elementary, middle and high school students, 6-8 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St. (425-885-1861 or www.kcls.org/studyzone)

Public Transit Workshop

Wed Meet with Metro and Sound Transit planners to share ideas for improving transit service on the Eastside, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St., served by Metro routes 230, 251, 253 and 254, and Sound Transit routes 540 and 545. (206-684-1146 or http://transit.metrokc.gov )

“Man of LaMancha”

Starts Thur Classic musical version Don Quixote’s tale, through Nov. 26, with a pay-what-you-can preview at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, 8:15 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2:15 p.m. Sunday matinees Nov. 13 and 20 only, SecondStory Repertory, 16587 N.E. 74th St. Tickets: $20-$26. (425-881-6777 or www.secondstoryrep.org)

Corn Maze

Ends Mon Maze cut in the shape of the classic American painting “American Gothic;” u-pick vegetables; 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thursday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Monday Oct. 27-31, South 47 Farm, 15410 N.E. 124th St. Cost: $4.50-$5.50. (425-869-9777 or www.south47farm.com)

Halloween Party

Fri All-ages costume party, with games and live music by local bands Roy, Massive Habit and Raul’s Cure, 8-11 p.m. Oct. 28, Old Fire House Teen Center, 16510 N.E. 79th St. Cost: $6. (425-556-2370 or www.theoldfirehouse.org)

Breakfast with the Mayor

Fri No-host breakfast and informal discussion on local issues with Mayor Rosemarie Ives, 8-9 a.m. Oct. 28, Family Pancake House, 17621 Redmond Way. (425-556-2101)

Mommy & Me at the Farm

Ends Fri Children 5 and under accompanied by an adult can learn about the life cycle of a pumpkin, go on a hayride and pick something fresh from the fields, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 28; check in at the farmstand at 10:15 a.m., South 47 Farm, 14510 N.E. 124th St. Cost: $5 per child. (425-869-9777 or www.south47farm.com)

“Life in the Woolly Lane”

Fri Redmond author/illustrator Anne Briggs shares her new book about herding sheep in California, 4 p.m. Oct. 28, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St. (425-885-1861 or www.kcls.org/red/redprog.cfm)

Redmond Saturday Market

Ends Sat Fresh produce, flowers, plants, organic meats and eggs, arts and crafts and entertainment, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 29, 7730 Leary Way. (425-556-0636 or www.redmondsaturdaymarket.homestead.com)

Trick or Treat

Mon Treats and activities for children in costume, spooky music and characters, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 31, Redmond Town Center, 16495 N.E. 74th St. (425-867-0808 or www.redmondtowncenter.com)

Evening Book Discussion

Plan Ahead “The Smell of Apples,” by Mark Behr, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St. Dec. 1: “The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency,” by Alexander McCall Smith. (425-885-1861 or www.kcls.org/red/redprog.cfm)

Old Fire House Concert

Plan ahead All-ages venue, with local performers, 8 p.m., Old Fire House Teen Center, 16510 N.E. 79th St. Cost: $6. Nov. 4: The Breakers and Pandora’s Plan. (425-556-2389 or www.theoldfirehouse.org)

Morning Book Group

Plan Ahead “Four Spirits,” by Sena Jeter Naslund, 10 a.m. Nov. 10, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 N.E. 85th St. Dec. 8: “The Transit of Venus,” by Shirley Hazzard. (425-885-1861)

Renton

“The IKEA Cycle: Tiny Domestic Dramas”

Ongoing A series of 10-minute interrelated plays staged on the “sets” of the furniture showroom; a King County Performance Network production, 7-9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Nov. 9, IKEA, 600 S.W. 43rd St. (206-296-7580 or www.4culture.org)

Teen Advisory Council

Thur An opportunity for youths 12-18 to earn community-service hours and gain leadership experience, 7 p.m. Oct. 27, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. (425-226-0522)

Study Zone

Ongoing Free homework help from volunteer tutors for elementary, middle and high school students, 5-7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. (425-226-0522 or www.kcls.org/studyzone)

Master Gardeners at the Library

Ongoing King County master gardeners will be available for questions 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. (425-226-0522 or www.kcls.org/fair/programs.cfm)

Boo Carnival

Sat Crafts, games and inflatable rides for children 8 and under accompanied by an adult, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Renton Community Center, 1715 Maple Valley Highway. Cost: $6. (425-430-6700)

Craft Bazaar

Sat Handmade crafts by area senior citizens, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 29, Renton Senior Activity Center, 211 Burnett Ave. N. (425-430-6633)

Safety Fair

Sat Information on personal disaster preparedness, public safety, fire and crime prevention and Halloween safety, children’s activities and display of public safety equipment, including a police car and a fire truck, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 29, Sam’s Club, 901 S. Grady Way (425-430-6522 or www.ci.renton.wa.us/pressrel)

Halloween Celebration

Mon Stories, treats and activities; costumes encouraged, 7 p.m. Oct. 31, Renton Public Library, 100 Mill Ave. S. (425-430-6610)

The Ugly Duckling

Plan Ahead StoryBook Theater’s musical adaptation of the classic tale, 11 a.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 5-6, IKEA Performing Arts Center, 400 S. 2nd St. Cost: $8. (425-827-3123 or www.studio-east.org)

Books at Lunch Bunch

Plan Ahead “Evidence of Things Unseen,” by Marianne Wiggins; bring a sack lunch, 12:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave. S.E. (425-226-0522 or www.kcls.org/fair/programs.cfm)

Sammamish

Nightmare at Beaver Lake

Thur-Mon Outdoor and indoor haunted attraction, 7-11 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 7-10 p.m. Sunday-Monday, with 7-8 p.m. “family hour” for children under 11, Oct. 27-31, Beaver Lake Park, 25201 S.E. 24th St. Off-site parking and shuttles available at three nearby locations. Cost: $6-$8; canned food donations accepted. (425-265-9545 or www.nightmareatbeaverlake.com)

Woodinville

Harvest Happening and Great Pumpkin Hunt

Sat Pumpkin hunt, games and inflatable rides, costumes encouraged, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 29, Woodinville Community Center, 17401 133rd Ave. N.E. Cost: $5 (425-984-2346 or www.ci.woodinville.wa.us)

Holiday Entertaining: Salvage Sister Style

Sat Beth Evans-Ramos shares tips for using found objects and salvage pieces in holiday decorating, 1-2 p.m. Oct. 29, Molbak’s 13625 N.E. 175th St. (425-483-5000 or www.molbaks.com)

Pruning and Landscape Renovation

Sun Plant Amnesty founder Cass Turnbull shares pruning techniques, 2-3 p.m. Oct. 30, Molbak’s 13625 N.E. 175th St. (425-483-5000 or www.molbaks.com)

Compiled by Nyssa Rogers

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