From benefit dinners to parades for kids, celebrate Halloween 2011 in the following ways:
1. Orient United Methodist Church will have a potluck Halloween supper on Friday at 6 p.m. Bring only a covered dish to the church. Kids should dress up!
is still scaring the wits out of people young and old on Sound Avenue in Riverhead. The maze opens at 7 p.m. throughout the weekend and costs $9. Bring flashlights and wear appropriate shoes.
is a legendary good time and draws some of the best costumes around the area. Don't miss it on Saturday at 10 p.m. Wear a costume and enter to win prizes.
4. Elementary school parades take place as follows:
- starts at Southold Fire Department on Sunday at 12 p.m. and ends at the school, where there will be arts and crafts for the kids and refreshments, all set up by the PTA.
- , and the PTA host a on Sunday at 2 p.m., starting at the school and ending at the library for Halloween activities. There will be refreshments, photo-taking and a pumpkin carving contest. You can either carve your pumpkin at home and bring it to the library after 1 p.m. or do yours there. There's no charge for the contest.
- students will take part in a on Monday starting at 2 p.m. They'll go down Village Lane to Orchard, east to Tabor, then up Tabor and back to school, if you'd like to cheer them on along the route.
- happens Monday at 6 p.m., starting at the and heading to the for Halloween treats.
restaurant in Southold hosts an for on Monday at 7 p.m. Costumes are optional. The three-course meal includes North Fork red and white wines. Seating capacity for the $95 dinner is limited, so reservations are a must.
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