• HARVEY PUMPKIN PATCH: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 3245 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, will operate its pumpkin patch from Monday, Oct. 12, through Saturday, Oct. 31, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. Sundays. No admission charge. Homemade pumpkin bread, candles, gourds and Halloween items will be available. Pumpkin sales benefit the Navajo Indians of New Mexico and St. Mark’s local outreach programs. To schedule school field trips or for further information, call (504) 366-0123 Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to noon, or leave a message.
  • WEST JEFF FAMILY FEST: The West Jeff Family Fest will be held Oct. 15-17 behind West Jefferson Medical Center, 920 Avenue B, Marrero. The hours for the free festival will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday. On Friday, Cruise Night events will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The “I Pink I Can” breast cancer awareness 2-mile fun run and walk will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday. A car and bike show will be held Saturday from noon to 5:30 p.m. Proceeds from festival concessions will benefit patients at the Cancer Center at West Jefferson Medical Center. For updates, visit www.wjmc.org/festival.
  • TRUNK OR TREAT: A free Trunk or Treat event for children will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 3245 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey. For information, call (504) 366-0123 Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to noon, or leave a message.