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Heritage Harvest Festival

Our family friendly festival returns with live entertainment including Mama’s Wranglers, craft fair with 40+ vendors, children’s activities including a petting zoo, two bounce houses, face painting, train rides and multiple games for all ages. Free refreshments include cotton candy and popcorn. Other refreshments are available at a nominal cost. Explore a variety of senior health and information booths, volunteer opportunities, safety information and free health screenings. Children must be accompanied by an adult. All ages
Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Rd. 
Saturday, October 5 | 11am-2pm | Free
Craft vendors $25 per booth

Paint & Pizza Party: Spooky Scary

A blank canvas awaits your child on this fun-filled night. They can let their imaginations run wild and
paint what they like or follow that night’s theme using a variety of painting utensils including brushes, glitter and sponges. Make sure to wear your Halloween costumes. Dinner and supplies are included. Register at least one week in advance as space is limited. Ages 5-12
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd. 
Friday, October 11 | 5:30pm-9pm | $20 | 154298-00

Tots Trick-or-Treat Trail

Dress your little ones in their Halloween costumes, and let them trick or treat in our center. Admission is free, but a donation of two canned food items to benefit the Henderson Salvation Army would be appreciated. Ages 1-5
Valley View Recreation Center, 500 Harris St. 
Thursday, October 17 10am-Noon | Free

BOOgie Woogie Bash

BOOgie the night away in your spookiest Halloween costume. Bring a friend to enjoy dancing, a costume contest, carnival games, prizes, snacks, and refreshments. Ages 5-10
Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd. 
Saturday, October 18 | 6pm-8pm | $5 | 154281-53

Ghost Hunting 101

In this beginner’s workshop you’ll learn to decipher false positives, the basics of paranormal investigating and research, safety protocols, different spiritual hauntings, and the equipment used. Then you’ll be ready to use equipment to record evidence of a possible haunting. Materials and light snacks are provided. Feel free to bring your own dowsing rods and digital cameras to try and capture apparitions and orbs. We are searching for authentic experiences and take this seriously. Ages 12+
Silver Springs Recreation Center, 1951 Silver Springs Pkwy.
Friday, October 18 | 6pm-9pm | $20 | 194246-12

Zombie 5K Run & 1-Mile Walk

The walking dead return to Henderson for another feeding. Participants are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite Halloween garb or as a member of the undead. Souvenir T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 300 participants. All fitness levels are welcome. Packet pickup is on Oct. 17 from 4:00-7:00 pm at Jimmy John’s (106 N. Stephanie St., Suite 130) or at Cornerstone Park from 5:00-6:00 p.m. the day of the event. Day-of registration is cash only. Ages 5+
Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Pkwy. 
Saturday, October 19 | 6pm-9pm
5K Run | Starts at $25 | 154221-58
1-Mile Walk | Starts at $15 | 154283-58

Trunk or Treat

Henderson’s premier safe trick-or-treating event returns for an evening of festive fun. Put on your 
costume and follow the trick-or-treat trail in our parking lot where we pass out treats (or tricks) from
the trunks of our festively decorated cars. The event includes a variety of activities, entertainment and a
costume contest. A set number of tickets are available for each time. Early purchased tickets will be available for pickup at the center on Oct. 21-23. All ages
Black Mountain Recreation Center, 599 Greenway Rd. 
Thursday, October 24 | 4:30pm-6:30pm | 154027-00
Thursday, October 24 | 7pm-9pm | 154027-01
$3 in advance | $5 night of event (cash only)

Haunted at the Ranch

There is something spooky happening at the Whitney Ranch Recreation Center and Whitney Ranch Aquatic Complex. Dress up in your favorite costume and join the community for two evenings of spooky fun with a collection of carnival games, bounce houses, craft stations, and a trick-or-treat trail. The event features a spine-tingling haunted house tour (and an alternate version for younger children). Children under the age of 8 must be supervised by a parent/guardian at all times. Enter the event through WRRC. All ages
Whitney Ranch Recreation Center and Activity Pool, 1575 Galleria Dr. 
Friday, October 25 | 6pm-9pm | 436614-00
Saturday, October 26 6pm-9pm | 436614-01
$5 in advance | $7 night of event

Spooky Sports Fall Festival

Scare your friends on the court during this costume volleyball tournament. Played on the grass courts at
Aventura Park. Teams compete 6 v 6 with three games guaranteed. Girls and co-rec divisions offered for U12, U14 and U19 age groups. This great event also features a fall festival on the multi-purpose fields including music, bounce houses, games, and food. $15 per person for the volleyball tournament. Ages 10-18
Aventura Park, 2525 Via Firenze
Friday, October 25 | 5pm-9pm | $15 | 154284-00

Pet Trick-or-Treat 1-Mile Walk

Show off your pet’s Halloween costume at our second annual Trick-or-Treat 1-Mile Walk. Bring a trick-or-treat pail and walk your leashed pet along the Heritage Park Trail, stopping at our stations along the way to collect dog treats. Visit the agility dog park to see if your pet is interested in trying out some tricks. Prizes will be awarded for best costume and best human/pet costume combo during each session. Canned pet food will be collected for the Meals on Wheels program. Registration is per pet and includes treats and a special gift for your four-legged friend. All ages
Heritage Bark Park, 350 S. Racetrack Rd. 
Saturday, October 26
Dogs under 25 lbs. | 10am-11am | 154350-58
Dogs 26 lbs. & over | 11am-Noon | 154350-59
$5 in advance | $10 day of event (cash only)

Spooky Birds

Dress up in your Halloween costume and learn about spooky birds, make a craft, and trick or treat along our walking path. Watch out for things that go bump in the night. Ages 4-10
Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Dr.
Monday, October 28 | 5:30pm-7pm | 664046-00
$7 in advance | $10 day of event