Love Halloween? Just want to make sure your kids wear their costumes more than once? Here's a rundown on some Halloween happenings in the area:
- Oct. 27 Bonaventure Preschool Halloween party: On Wednesday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to noon, Bonaventure Skating Center will host a party for kids ages 7 and younger. The $6 admission includes skate rental, a hot dog, drink, snack, mini skating lesson and Halloween treat. Push toys and strollers are welcome -- kids do not have to skate to participate. The cost for infants in strollers to attend is $1. No tickets necessary. Purchase admission at the door.
- Oct. 29 MyGym Farmington Hills Halloween party: MyGym in Farmington Hills will have Halloween parties for kids on Oct. 29, either from 4 to 5 p.m. or from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. The cost is $5 per child for members, or $8 per child for non-members. Activities include games, dances, puppet shows, refreshments and more. Call (248) 489-9420 for tickets.
- Oct. 30 Jungle Java party: Jungle Java is hosting a Halloween party for kids Oct. 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. The event includes a scavenger hunt, snacks and a costume contest. The cost is $10 for kids ages 2 and older, and $6.50 for kids 12 to 23 months old. Buy tickets by calling (248) 919-3284.
- Oct. 30 downtown Farmington Halloween festivities: Downtown Farmington is the place to be on Saturday, Oct. 30. The Farmers Market, running from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will include free face painting and other activities for the kids (and you can pick up some fruits and veggies for the week at the same time). Then you can head over to the Civic Theater, which is showing Casper from noon to 2 p.m. for free. After that is trick-or-treating at the downtown businesses (those with orange balloons are handing out candy) from 2 to 4 p.m.