HARVEY PUMPKIN PATCH: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 3245 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, will operate its pumpkin patch 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 on weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon, or leave a message.
BOO CARRE: The Boo Carre Halloween and Harvest Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 17 at the French Market in New Orleans. Kids in costume will receive a free trick-or-treat bag and a trick-or-treat sheet to tell them what shops, restaurants, and farmers and flea market vendors are handing out treats. A petting zoo, craft booths, live music, and other kid-friendly activities will be in Dutch Alley all day. For information, visit www.frenchmarket.org.
CRESCENT CITY SOUND CHORUS: The Crescent City Sound Chorus will present a “Wacky Galactic Tours” show at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, in the Solomon Theatre at St. Martin Episcopal School, Metairie. The songs will include Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” “Time Warp” from “Rocky Horror Picture Show” and “Monster Mash.” For information, visit www.crescentcitysoundchorus.com.
TRUNK OR TREAT: Tulane-Lakeside Hospital and the Jefferson Parish Library will hold a Trunk-or-Treat Halloween event from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, in the parking lot of the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. The purpose of the event provides a safe environment for children and pediatric patients to participate in Halloween activities. During the event, children will trick-or-treat at various cars located throughout the parking lot . Children who participate in this event are entered into a raffle for prizes. There will be live music and dance and costume contests. There will also be children’s activities inside the library. For information, call Chris Smith at (504) 889-8143.
FALL FEST: A Fall Fest Trunk or Treat event will take place from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, at Little Farms United Church of Christ, 135 Sauve Road, River Ridge. There will be pony rides, face painting, a space walk and a fire truck to admire. Trunk or Treat will be at 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Admission is free, and food and drinks will be available for purchase. Donations of nonperishable food for Thanksgiving baskets will be accepted. For information, call (504) 737-5858.
HALLOWEEN DECORATION JUDGING: The French Quarter will be at the height of its spooky glamour on Tuesday, Oct. 27, beginning at 5:30 p.m., as members of the Patio Planters group judges Halloween decorations, traveling through the Quarter in an open-air school bus.
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.
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