Here’s a sampling of Halloween activities in Wellesley this fall (feel free to let us know of other activities):
*Wellesley Hills Congregational Church: The pumpkins arrive on Oct.14…
*The annual Bates Elementary School Pumpkin Fair is slated to take place on Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Elmwood Road school from 10am-2pm. As usual, it will feature a chance to buy pumpkins, get spooked at a haunted house, plus take part in assorted games and activities, enjoy live entertainment, and have refreshments. Lots of prizes and old fashioned Halloween fun are promised at this family friendly event, which is open to the public.
*Come dressed in your Halloween best on Friday, October 27 for our creeptastic Halloween Spooky Storytime in the Wellesley Free Library Story Hour Room (4-4:45pm). We will read some spooktacular Halloween stories, dance to some spooky songs on the ukulele and parade around the Children’s Room to show off our costumes. Drop in, no registration required.
*UU Wellesley Haunted House, 309 Washington St., Sat., Oct. 28th. Enjoy Charming Enchanted Chapel (ages 3+) from 3-5 pm or our Horrific Haunted Hallway (teens only) from 7-9 pm. $5 per child or teen ($10 max. per family) for unlimited walk-throughs. Cider and treats available for purchase. For more info, go to: http://uuwellesley.org/
*Wellesley Hills Merchants’ Halloween Parade on Saturday, Oct. 28, starting at 11am at across from Wellesley Hills train station and ending at Clock Tower Park.
*The Dana Hall School of Music will hold its seventh annual Halloween Open House with musical trick-or- treating on Saturday, October 28, from 3:30–5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Families and children of all ages are invited to come in costume. Behind every door, there will be a different instrument to explore, from piano and violin to harp and trombone. Children can participate in a musical scavenger hunt to find each instrument along with some musical trick-or- treating. There will also be a guided “rhythm
instrument petting zoo” for the kids to get a chance to make some music of their own. R.S.V.P.s are requested but not required. Please email [email protected] if you are interested in attending the Halloween Open House. The School of Music is located at 103 Grove Street in Wellesley. For more information about the School of Music, please visit http://www.danahall.org/SOM or call (781) 237-
*Join us for Sing and Swing – Happy Halloween with Deb Hudgins on Monday, Oct. 30 morning from 10:30-11:15 am at Wellesley Free Library. Preschool kids and their grown-ups will enjoy singing, dancing and movement along with stories and a variety of fun props including rhythm instruments, scarves and more. Drop into the Wakelin Room for this fun program. No registration is required.