Published: Oct 23, 2011 02:00 AM
Modified: Oct 21, 2011 08:30 PM
Oct. 28Blood Drive
OWASA, Anna Maria's and the American Red Cross will co-sponsor the annual Halloween blood drive at OWASA, 400 Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Donors must be at least 17 years old (or 16 with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds, be in general good health and have photo identification.
Anna Maria's and OWASA will provide food.
OWASA's Community Room will be festively decorated and staff will be in costume. Donors are invited to join in the fun.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 919-537-4370 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
.Ghost Hunting Talk
Kala Ambrose, author of "Ghost Hunting North Carolina," will discuss the state's supernatural history and most haunted sites, including those in Chapel Hill and the Triangle, at 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Not recommended for children under 12. 919-942-7936, www.flyleafbooks.com
.Oct. 29Costume Party
Southern Village and the Triangle Youth Ballet will present a Candy Land-themed Halloween costume party on Village Green from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Southern Village will be transformed into Candy Village, with candy-themed activities and a trick-or-treat walk to visit the participating Market Street businesses. Visitors can also vote in the annual Southern Village scarecrow contest. Free; donations of non-perishable foods or cash to the PORCH hunger relief program are requested. www.southernvillage.com
Orange County Recreation will hold its annual Halloween Spooktacular fro 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Orange County Central Recreation Center. Bounce houses, games, face painting, craft tables, a cake walk, pumpkin decorating, and pumpkin bingo. Admission is free, but some activities require a nominal fee. 919-245-2660, www.co.orange.nc.us/recparks
The annual Hallow-Eno event for children will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at West Point on the Eno Park, 5101 North Roxboro Road, Durham. Hayrides, treats, face painting, campfire stories and and more. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Bring flashlights. 919-471-1623, option 1, email@example.com
The Orange County Main Library will host a Halloween celebration of the life of Edgar Allan Poe for teens from 5 to 6 p.m. Candy, games, classic short horror movies, prizes, and the chance to perform a dramatic reading of Poe's writings. Costumes or gothic attire is encouraged, and prizes will be awarded. www.co.orange.nc.us/library/teenprograms.asp
Chapel Hill will hold its annual Homegrown Halloween celebration downtown. Franklin Street will close at 9 p.m. and be reopened at 11:30 p.m. Vehicular access will be restricted, and there will be no parking downtown. Prohibited items include weapons or costume accessories that look like weapons, alcoholic beverages; glass bottles; paint; fireworks and explosives, flammable substances, animals and coolers. www.townofchapelhill.org
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