Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 29 and 30
Friends of the Elma Timberland Library are sponsoring a pumpkin decoration/carving contest for all ages. Bring your pumpkins to the Elma Visitors Station or the library between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday and Tuesday. Prizes will be awarded for ages 3-6, 7-12 and teens-adults. For more information, call 482-3055.
Wednesday, Oct. 31
• Elma United Methodist Church’s “Harvest Festival” is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. at 502 W. Young St. Trunk-or-treat will take place outside as well as a meal of hot dogs, chips and juice, and distribution of coats, blankets and sweaters inside.
• Calvary Lutheran Church will offer “Kids Harvest Festival” from 6 to 8 p.m. in the church at the corner of Simpson and Oak in Aberdeen with games, prizes, crafts and a cupcake walk.
• River of Life church will offer a harvest party for all ages starting at 6 p.m. at 308 W. King St. in South Aberdeen. This is a fun and safe alternative to trick-or-treating. This year, the party will include carnival style games with lots of candy and prizes as well as “pumpkin bowling.” For more info, call 538-6602
• Ocean Shores Firefighters Association’s 42nd Annual “Halloween Party Spectacular” will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Convention Center. All ages are welcome. For more information, call 289-4703.
• Grays Harbor Church of the Nazarene will host “Truth and Treats” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Activities include face painting, spin and win, fishing booth, whale jail, sucker pull, cookie decorating, cupcake walk, bean bag toss, other games, stories and a prize for the best biblical-character costume. The church is located at 427 7th St. in Hoquiam.
• Elma Chamber of Commerce’s 14th Annual Trick-or-Treat. Downtown businesses will be handing out candy from 3 to 6 p.m.
• Grays Harbor Foursquare Church will host “Trunk or Treat” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Designed for parents and children through sixth grade, the event will feature trunks full of candy outside and a carnival inside with games, jump houses and a maze. For more information, call 538-0111.