If you are looking for a fun and safe community based Halloween option, consider the Hunger Goblin’ Trick or Treat. The event is sponsored by the Phinney Neighborhood Association and will be held from 12 noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26.
Little goblins and fairies can visit all the local businesses with a Hunger Goblin poster in their window for treats and other surprises.
Some businesses that are doing extra activities include:
American Dance Institute
8001 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle
The dance studio is holding a Halloween Wonderland filled with fun activities and dancing costumed characters. Along with treats, there will be a drawing for a full semester’s tuition!
120 N 85th St. Seattle
Also celebrating their grand re-opening with children’s seasonal activities from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and hot dogs for all ages.
7720 Greenwood Ave N. Suite 101-102, Seattle
The Studio will hold a candy exchange in Studio 1 and a Halloween dance party in studio 2.
Costumed kiddos 15 months to 3 years are welcomed 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and preschoolers to 5th Grade are welcomed 12 to 4 pm.
Volunteers of America
9041 Greenwood Avenue N, Seattle
Stop by the 2nd Annual Cider Press and get a free cup just for wearing your Hunger Goblin sticker (see more info below) or buy one for a small donation. Bring a bag of groceries for the food bank (or give $10) and receive a jug of just fresh pressed cider!
115 N 85th St 2nd floor, Seattle
Along with getting candy, kiddos can decorate pumpkins, take part in Halloween games, make seasonal crafts, earn prizes for their costume.
Hunger Goblin stickers and Food bank donations
To help those in need, the PNA is asking for donations of non-perishable food items to be turned over to the Volunteers of America Greenwood Food Bank. A special Hunger Goblin sticker will be given for any food contribution and/or $2 cash.
Stickers can be picked up when donations are dropped off at the Phinney Umpqua Bank up to a week beforehand. Volunteers’ will also man food bank donation stations along Phinney/Greenwood from North 59 to North 90th streets on Saturday.
Please note: any child unable to donate a food item can simply ask for the sticker (at the bank or donation stations) to wear during the festivities.