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October 2013

Flashlight Fun at the Boo-seum • free

Dress up for Halloween, get your flashlight and seek out little ghosts and goblins hiding in and around the display cases and exhibits; find them all and win a prize. Play spooky games and trick-or-treat museum-style with masked mannequins guarding the treats in this Halloween museum-fun for all ages. 1-3pm at Bayside History Museum, North Beach: 301-855-4028;

Kent Island Fall Fest

Enjoy food, music by Flatland Drive, kids’ games, a sing-along, cow pie bingo, a pumpkin decorating contest and more from 11am-3pm; then, prepare to be scared at the Haunted House from 5-10pm. 11am-8pm at Camp Wright, Stevensville to benefit Camp Wright, Christ Church and the Kent Island High School Drama Club; free admission. $10 for all; $5 w/discounts for haunted village:

St. Mary’s All Hallows

Move beyond ghosts and goblins to discover the colonial take on disease, death and mourning at All Hallows; special activities on-going. 10am-4pm at St. Mary’s Visitor Center. $10 w/discounts: 800-762-1634;

Halloween at Annapolis Bookstore

Enjoy Hogwarts’ favorites — pumpkin juice, butter beer and cauldron cakes — in the café all day. Kids hear stories and paint pumpkins in the garden from 4-5:30pm. James Schneider, author of Annapolis: Murder at High Tide, reads and signs his book from 6-8pm at the Annapolis Bookstore: 410-280-2339;

Family Night Out

Kids eat free with paying adults (entrée only), see a balloon artist, get goody bags and make crafts. 5-8pm at Rod ‘n’ Reel, Chesapeake Beach: 866-312-5596;

Northern High School’s Trick-a-Trunk

Families enjoy pumpkin bowling, costume contests, sack races, games, story telling and trunk treating at Northern High School’s Future Business Leaders of America sixth annual Trick-a-Trunk fundraiser. 6:30-9pm at Northern High School’s parking lot, Owings. $5: 410-257-1519.

KIDS Unitarian Trunk or Treat • free

Kids under 13 trunk and treat. 6-8pm at Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis: 410-266-8044;

Kids Time at the Libraries

Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291: 9:30am stories for up to 2 years; 10am stories for 2-3 years; 10:45am stories for up to 5 years. Southern Library, Solomons: 410-326-5289: 10am movie for all ages. Severna Park: 410-222-6290: 10am Halloween stories for preschoolers.

Kids Time at the Libraries

Broadneck Branch: 410-222-1905: 10am Halloween story time, face painting and costume parade for all ages. Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library: 410-222-1770: 10am Halloween stories for preschoolers. Annapolis Library: 410-222-1750: 6:30pm Halloween stories for up to 5 years. Crofton Library: 410-222-7915: 9:30am & 11am Halloween stories for preschoolers. Mountain Road Library, Pasadena: 410-222-6699: 9:30am Halloween stories for preschoolers.

Kids Time at the Libraries

Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291: 10am movie for all ages. Southern Library, Solomons: 410-326-5289: 6:30pm story for all ages.