Saturday, October 27, 2012

Hurricane Sandy threatening Halloween?
Enjoy all the fun-filled festivities today:

Saturday 10/27

  • Kidgits Club Monster Mash (Willowbrook Mall, Wayne), 11am-2pm.Activities, games, music and a children’s costume contest with prizes.Free.
  • Giggles (Rockaway, NJ). 4pm-8pm. Games, face painting, trick or treat with characters, ride ticket and a goodie bag. Come in costume. $10.95/child.
  • Haunted Hallo-Wharton. (Hugh Force Canal Park, 180 West Central Ave, Wharton)4pm-10pm. Costume parade and contest for people and pets. Trick-or-treating, arts and crafts, a haunted house, jack-o-lantern float, and more. Scarecrows displayed on Main Street during and after the festival. Free.
  • No Tricks, Just Treats (Morris Museum, Morristown),  10am-2pm. Kids in costume will be able to trick-or-treat through the galleries, paint a pumpkin or make a boo-tiful bracelet and other Halloween crafts. $7/child and $10/adult. Museum members free.
  • Trail Trails (Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, Chatham Township). Begins 5:30pm. Silly, slightly spooky, nature-themed and Native American storytelling, designed to by enjoyed by everyone! Walk is for ages 4 and up. $5 per person. Call 973-635-6629; must register.
  • A Miller's Halloween (Cooper Gristmill, Chester). 1pm-3pm.Storytelling; children create corn husk dolls, color pumpkins, and play old time games. Be alert for spooks, spiders, skeletons, and surprises! Free, but donations appreciated.
  • Museum of Early Trades and Crafts (Madison), 1pm-3pm. Halloween games and crafts. $5 for adults, $3 for kids 6 and up. kids under 6 free. 
  • Liberty Science Center (Jersey City), 12pm-1pm. Costume contest and parade. The grand prize is a free birthday party at the museum. For kids up to age 12. Details here. $13 adults, $11 children.
  • The Monsters' Monster, (Barnes & Noble, Livingston). 11am-12pm. Storytime for kids featuring scary monster stories. Includes small craft. Free.
  • Haunted Denville Tours, (Denville Museum). Begins at 7pm. Ages 16 and older only. October 28th will be reserved as a rain date but the tour will begin at 6:00 pm from the Denville Museum. Check message at 973-625-1165 by 2 pm day of the tour for update in case of bad weather. $5/person; $3/65 and older OR under 21 years-old.