Friday, October 26, 2012

WEEKEND HALLOWEEN AND FALL ACTIVITIES


FRIDAY OCTOBER 26

Twelfth Annual Fall Festival
North Park Community Center
2021 North Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers
6-9 p.m.
Children in costume (up to 200) will receive a free bag of safe candy after the costume contest. Enjoy music, costume contest, haunted hay ride, inflatable slides, bounce house, balloon animals, giveaways, raffle, attractions and more. 239-652-4512


Friendly Forest for Children
Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium,
3450 Ortiz Ave, Fort Myers
October 26, 27 & 28, 31 •  2 to 5 p.m.
Trick-or-treat at the Nature Center! Children will meet costumed friendly characters as they trick-or-treat for candy and meet live animals up close on our stroller-accessible trail. The event also features games, crafts, a magician, and laser shows. Costumes are encouraged. Admission is $10 adults, $5 members, and $5 children ages 3-12.
239-275-3435

FREE Movie Night in the Park - Monster House
Sam Fleishman Regional Sports Complex
1700 Matthew Drive, Fort Myers
7:30 p.m.
Fort Myers Recreation Division invites you to a free Movie Night in the Park on Friday, October
26th . Our feature presentation will be "Monster House" where three teens discover that their
neighbor's house is really a living, breathing, scary monster but no adults will believe them. When
they disturb the house creepy events start to take place and they must save the neighborhood in
this animated adventure.  Admission is FREE and all concessions are $1. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.


SATURDAY OCTOBER 27TH

Lehigh Acres Make a Difference Day (Yes... we know its not halloween... but we'll be there!)
12:00 - 5:00 p.m. the Lehigh Acres community will be celebrating its first “Make A Difference” event at Veteran's Park, 55 Homestead Road, Lehigh Acres. There will be food, music, and other festivities as participating organizations showcase their efforts to give back to the community.

Kids Eat Free Spooktackular Halloween Breakfast
Anthony’s on the Blvd,
1303 Del Prado Blvd S., Cape Coral
9 a.m.
Costume Contest for funniest, scariest and most creative. Two Age Categories: 6 and Under and 7-12
Prizes, Games, Activities & Treats. For Kids 10 & under buffet is FREE with each adult buffet
purchased. ($7.99 adults and 4.99 for kids. Does
not include kid’s beverage) 239-772-5900

Fall Fest
Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church,
8260 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers
3 - 6 p.m.
The bounce house and dunk tank have already been reserved, so get out your “bouncing shoes” and warm up your pitching arm for some fall fest fun!. Also, bag toss, crafts, duck pluck, face painting, fishing hole, mini golf, playground, ring toss, spoon relay and treats & food!  239-481-3233

Tea of Terror
The Butterfly Estates, Fort Myers
noon
Dress in your ghoulish best for Flutterby’s Tea Of Terror.  Come to The Butterfly Estates for a Halloween themed high tea.  Count VonWinfield invites you to the Haunted Mansion to serve his spooky best.  Enjoy Ghoulzpacho Soup and Spine Tingling “Finger” Sandwiches among other terrifying delicious treats.  Finish with Devilish Sweets from the diabolical Pastry Laboratory.  Limited Seating  Reservations Required  Call 239-690-2359 for
more information.

Trick or Treat
The Butterfly Estates, Fort Myers
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Join us at The Butterfly Estates for treats and treats.  Come in costume to receive 10% off all day.  Candy stations in each building for well dressed ghouls and goblins.  Finish your spooky visit with our Tea of Terror (Reservations Required for Tea).
Call 239-690-2359 for more information.

Halloween Party
Downtown Fort Myers
4 - 11 p.m.
Car cruise-in from 4 - 8 p.m., trick or treating for
all ages from 6 - 8 p.m.  Street performers and live bands.  Costume contest for ages 16 and up from 8 - 11 p.m. - judging on patio behind Howl Gallery.
www.riverdistrictevents.com

Annual Fall Fest
Fort Myers Christian Church
5916 Winkler Rd, ½ mile north of College in Fort Myers
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Fest is open to everyone.  The Fest will have games (with prizes), a bounce house, slide, face painting, pony rides, hot dogs, lemon shake-ups,
and popcorn, car show  - ALL FREE!
239-437-5776

Kids Halloween Fun: Ghost Craft and Activities
Bonita Springs Public Library
26876 Pine Avenue, Bonita Springs
2 p.m.
Join us for some spooky Halloween fun! We will make paper plate ghosts and do some fun Halloween activities and games. 239-479-4636

Community Candy Carnival
Riverside Church, 8660 Daniels Pkwy, Fort Myers
5 - 8 p.m.
Wish you could do something with your child that is a lot of fun and it doesn’t cost you anything? Then don’t miss the 3nd Annual Community Candy Carnival  Our desire is to be a blessing to our community and your family. Please join us for our 3nd Annual Community Candy Carnival, where there will be lots of games, pony rides, tons of candy, large inflatables and it’s free. (See ad on back page)
Riversidechurch.org. 239-689-9000

Trunk or Treat
Gateway Trinity Lutheran Church
11381 Gateway Blvd, Fort Myers
7 - 9 p.m.
Safe trick or treating, hayrides, haunted house, cake walk, family fun activities and games.  239-561-1188

Halloween Party
Southern Starz Gymnastics,
915 SE 14th Pl Cape Coral
7-11 p.m.
Join us for a haunting good time at Southern Starz Gymnastics, there will be costume contests, "GLOW IN THE DARK "games, prizes,and much more!!! Pizza, snacks and drink included,  Dont miss the fun!  Everyone will leave with a goodie bag of treats!  Admission is $15 in advance  $18 at he door.  For more information call 239-574-0034 or
www.southernstarzgymnastics.org


Lowe’s Kid Clinic - Creepy Keeper
Lowe’s Home Improvement Store (The Forum)
10 a.m.
Halloween is here! Get the haunting started with this awesome Creepy Keeper! Build on your kid's talent with regularly scheduled clinics designed just for children. Build and Grow Clinics will teach your kids how to safely complete a variety of projects. www.lowesbuildandgrow.com

Howl-O-Ween - Trick-or-Treat
Bell Tower Shops, Fort Myers
5 -7 p.m.
Meet real wolves from Shy Wolf Sanctuary and help to save their home at
Howl-o-Ween and trick-or-treat. Take photos and pick pumpkins in the pumpkin patch, enter the homemade
costume contest, enjoy face painting and balloon animals.  Visit www.thebelltowershops.com  for details.


SUNDAY OCTOBER 28TH

Trick-or-Treating
Gulf Coast Town Center
9903 Gulf Coast Main Street, Fort Myers
2 - 4 p.m.
Mall Wide - a list of participating retailers will be
available on our website leading up to the event,
as well as at our Customer Service booth the day of.  239-267-0783

Gulf Coast Symphony Halloween Youth Concert
The Sounds of Halloween
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers
1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Beginning at 1 p.m., children are invited to trick or
treat in the theater lobby, participate in a costume contest and to try out some of our musicians’
instruments at the Instrument Discovery Zone. The concert begins at 2 p.m. in the theater and features classical pieces that are typically associated with Halloween. $10 for adults, $7 for children’s seating on stage and $5 for children’s theater seats. The Lee Community Youth Chorus will perform during the pre-concert festivities. 239-481-4849

Halloween Story Time
Gulf Coast Town Center
9903 Gulf Coast Main Street, Fort Myers
2:30 p.m.  239-267-0783
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