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Halloween Happenings

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The Tahoe Dance Band invites everyone to a Halloween dance from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center, 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd.

Those who wish may wear a Halloween costume. There will be a contest with prizes for the funniest, scariest, prettiest, sexiest and most original. It is not necessary to come as a couple to the dance. There will be mixers to see that everyone has a chance to dance and get acquainted. The 17-piece band plays all kinds of music for dancing and listening. There are always men and women who come alone to find dance partners or to just enjoy listening to the music.

Admission is $8 and includes wine, appetizers and desserts. Everyone will have an opportunity to win door and raffle prizes. For more information, call Francine at (530) 541-8380 or Arline at (775) 588-6997.

Halloween stories at Library this Saturday

Saturday Family Story Time at the South Lake Tahoe Branch Library will feature Halloween stories and activities. The event will begin at 11 a.m. this Saturday in the library meeting room.

The program is designed for preschool-age children and includes stories, crafts, felt board stories and hand plays. The stories and activities will be followed by a Halloween parade through the library, during which time the children will receive treats. The program is free and no reservations are necessary. Saturday Family Story Time takes place every Saturday at 11 a.m. in the library’s meeting room.

The South Lake Tahoe Branch Library is located at 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd. The library is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. For more information, call (530) 573 3185.

Halloween Preschool Story Time this Friday at Library

Halloween will be the theme during Preschool Story Time beginning at 11 a.m. Friday at the South Lake Tahoe Branch Library, 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd. The not-so-scary stories and games will be followed by a trick-or-treat parade through the library, during which the children will receive Halloween treats. Children are invited to wear their costumes and refreshments will be served.

The program is designed for preschool-age children, 3 to 5 years of age, and includes stories, crafts, felt board stories and hand plays. The program is free and no reservations are necessary. For more information, call (530) 573-3185.

Pumpkin Patch fundraiser benefits Wildlife Care center

The second annual Deerfield Lodge at Heavenly Pumpkin Patch fundraiser will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Deerfield Lodge, 1200 Ski Run Blvd. Everyone is welcome.

The event for the entire family will include games for children, pumpkin decorating and raffle prizes. For a donation, everyone can pick his or her own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. Proceeds will benefit Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, Inc.

For more information, call (530) 544-Deer or (888) 757-Deer or visit http://www.tahoedeerfieldlodge.com.

Halloween party Saturday at the American Legion

American Legion Post 795 will present an adult Halloween party from 6 p.m. to closing Saturday at the Legion Hall, 2748 Lake Tahoe Blvd., across from Meek’s Building Center.

The public is welcome and everyone is encouraged to wear a costume. No one under 21 years of age will be admitted. The event will include live music by the Cash Only band, snacks and a no host bar.

Halloween stories at Zephyr Cove library Thursday

Come to the Douglas County Public Library in Zephyr Cove at 3:30 p.m. Thursday and join library service coordinator Carol Nageotte (alias Tilly the Witch) for Halloween stories and poems. Children may dress in Halloween costume.

Children ages 4 and up will listen to stories from the books, “Making Friends with Frankenstein: A book of Monstrous Poems and Picture” by Colin McNaughton” and “The Spook Matinee: and Other Scary Poems for Kids” by George Ulrich. Other library books, special pop-up books, and a flashlight story will be featured. Tilly the Witch will end the program with her favorite poem, “Spider on the Floor.”

For more information, visit the library in Zephyr Cove Park and call (775) 588-6411.

Preschool to hold Pumpkin Festival this Saturday

The Magic Pine Tree Preschool will present the Pine Tree Community Pumpkin Festival from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the preschool.

The event will include face painting, scarecrow making, costume contest, raffle, wrap your mummy, bake sale, crafts and food, fun and prizes for the entire family.

For more information, call (530) 541-4848.

Halloween Carnival at Sierra House Elementary

The Sierra House Elementary School Halloween Carnival will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the school.

The community is welcome to join in the festivities, so come dressed for the occasion. Games, food and fun are in store for all.

Halloween skate party at South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena

The South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena will host a Halloween party for all ages Oct. 31 at the ice arena. The fun goes from 5:15 to 7:30 p.m. regardless of the weather.

The community is welcome to come enjoy a safe, healthy, skating session with some spooky tunes. A free Halloween cookie and spiced cider will be given to all those in costume.

For more information, call (530) 542-6262 or visit the South Lake Tahoe Recreation Complex at 1176 Rufus Allen Blvd.

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