Trick-or-treats, parties, hauntings set Thursday on Peninsula
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Michael Lynch, owner of Michael's Seafood & Steakhouse, passes out a treat to 2-year-old Kylen Simmons of Port Angeles last year in downtown Port Angeles.

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Little monsters, ghosts and goblins will be out in force Thursday on Halloween.

Here is a list of North Olympic Peninsula events:


Trick-treat, haunted site

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Downtown Association will host trick-or-treat for kids accompanied by adults from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Stores bearing orange signs will offer treats to costumed children.

More than 100 businesses will take part in the annual trick-or-treat event.

From 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Fifth Floor Haunted House at the downtown Elks Naval Lodge, 131 E. First St., will swing open its doors for a kid-friendly afternoon.

Admission is $3 for two kids and one adult.

Proceeds benefit the Elks National Foundation as well as local Elks scholarships.

Price Ford trunk-treat

PORT ANGELES — Price Ford Lincoln will host a trunk-or-treat event at the dealership, 3311 E. U.S. Highway 101, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

More than 25 local businesses will decorate Price Ford Lincoln vehicles and hand out treats from the dealership's trunks.

The event is free and open to the public.

Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes.

Free treats

PORT ANGELES — Good to Go Grocery, 1105 S. Eunice St., will hand out free candy to those in costume from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. while supplies last.


Merchant trick-or-treat

SEQUIM — Trick-or-treaters can look for a pumpkin in the window of participating businesses in Sequim from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the Sequim-Dungeness Chamber of Commerce.

Food donations

SEQUIM — On Halloween night, Sequim High School students will trick-or-treat for nonperishable food items instead of candy in many residential areas around town.

Members of the community interested in contributing should have items ready for donation.

Food donations will be accepted at the school through Nov. 6 and will be given to the Sequim Food Bank.

Harvest party set

SEQUIM — A Children's Harvest Party hosted by First Baptist Church of Sequim, 1323 Sequim-Dungeness Way, is planned for 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The event will offer family activities geared for children from preschool through elementary.

Activities will include a space walk, bowling, fishing, crazy ducks, cake walk, ring toss and guessing game.

Prizes will be awarded for participating in games and to all children in costume.

The Spiders and Bats Cafe will have free refreshments, and Trunk-a-Treat candy will be offered.

For more information, phone the church office at 360-683-2114, visit or find the church on Facebook.

Trunk or Treat

SEQUIM — Olympic View Church of God, corner of Brown Road and Fir Street, will hold its fourth annual Trunk or Treat Halloween event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The church invites the whole family to the free event.

The evening will include hayrides, food and drinks, and treats for kids.

For more information, phone the church at 360-683-7897 or Christine Paulsen at 360-461-1866.

Hallow'd Eve Fest

SEQUIM — Faith Lutheran Church, 382 W. Cedar St., will hold a Hallow'd Eve Harvest Festival from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The event is free and includes games, prizes, candy, a cake walk and a cooking contest.

The Olympic Mountain Cloggers will perform from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

“Church-appropriate” costumes are welcome.

For more information, phone 360-683-4803.

Halloween Bash

SEQUIM — King's Way Foursquare Church, 1023 Kitchen-Dick Road, will hold The Bash, a family-friendly event, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The event is free and includes games, horses, candy, a rock-climbing wall and other indoor and outdoor activities.

Attendees are asked not to wear scary costumes.

Concessions and espresso are available for purchase.

For more information, visit, email the children's director at or phone the church at 360-683-8020.


SEQUIM — Best Friend Nutrition, 680 W. Washington Ave., Suite B-102, will host a celebration of dogs at its annual all-day “Howl-o-Ween Party” from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Dogs dressed in costume will be entered into a door prize drawing for special gifts. Treats will be featured for dogs and for their humans.

For more information, phone 360-681-8458 or find Best Friend Nutrition on Facebook.


Halloween carnival

JOYCE — The Crescent Booster/PTO annual Halloween Carnival is set from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The carnival will be at the Crescent School cafeteria, 50350 state Highway 112.

Along with carnival games will be costume contests, a cake walk, a haunted house and food.

Carnival games will require the purchase of game tickets for 25 cents each.


'Truck or Treat'

FORKS — A family-friendly “Truck or Treat” event will be held at Forks Assembly of God Church, 81 Huckleberry Lane, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Trick-or-treaters can stop by and get candy and prizes from themed trucks.

Children of all ages are welcome.


PT trick-or-treat

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend Main Street program's annual Downtown Trick or Treat and Costume Parade will start at 4 p.m.

Costumed participants will gather at 3:45 p.m. for the parade at Water and Adams streets, near the Bank of America clock.

The parade will march down Water Street toward Polk Street.

After the parade, children can trick-or-treat merchants who display “Trick or Treat Here” signs on the way back up Water Street, Washington Street and streets in between.

This event is geared for kindergartners through sixth-graders. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

More information is available by phoning 360-385-7911.


Decorated vehicles

PORT LUDLOW — A “Trunk-a-Treat” event is set in the parking lot at Oak Bay Road and Marina View Drive from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Residents are encouraged to bring their decorated vehicles to the celebration and come in costume.

The event will be canceled if it rains.

For more information, phone Marilyn Duran at 360-437-7677.


Halloween party

QUILCENE — The Quilcene Community Center's sixth annual Halloween party will be held at the center, 294952 U.S. Highway 101, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The event has a time-warp theme and is open to all ages.

Free games, prizes, food, photos and more will be provided.

“Time-warped” snacks will be served, and Bob Rosen will shoot photos of the most warped costumes.

Party in Quilcene

QUILCENE — The Quilcene Fire Department — Jefferson County Fire Protection District No. 2 — will host a party and pumpkin-decorating contest from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at 70 Herbert St.

Pumpkins will be provided for 25 children, with prizes and games, and a chance to visit with firefighters and the fire engines.

The winner of the contest will receive a ride home from school in a fire engine.

Last modified: October 29. 2013 7:15PM
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