Halloween 2015

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Trunk or Treat for Kids this Halloween

Join in Trunk or Treat, a free, annual family event: Bring candy, kids in costumes and even decorated cars to the Noroton Presbyterian Church’s newly paved/designed parking lot on Oct. 30 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. There will be free goodie bags for all children. Click here for more information. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Parent Planner: Halloween Events

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It’s the Halloween Season, with events planned for a week before the holiday itself. Here’s a list to help you keep it all straight. We’ve included two “Rocky Horror Picture Show” events for much older kids (the film is rated R and has, ah, a very adult theme.)

[UPDATE: At the bottom of this list is a list of safety tips published (pretty early) by Norwalk Police on Facebook.]

[Correction: The children’s Storytime event at Darien Library takes place Thursday, not Tuesday.]

Most events are in Darien (we’ve added some extra events, sometimes very much like the events in Darien, in case you’ve got a schedule conflict):


Halloween Hayride — Stew Leonard’s in Norwalk — 3 to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekends — “Prior to picking the perfect pumpkin, families can hop on Stew’s Halloween Hayride Spectacular which features entertaining displays created by Stew Leonard’s team members. The Halloween Hayride is available only at the Norwalk Stew Leonard’s location.” SATURDAY, Oct. Continue Reading →

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Do the Time Warp Again at “‘Rocky Horror’ Experience” Saturday at Maritime Aquarium

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An announcement from the Maritime Aquarium:

Hot patootie, bless my soul, you’ll have twice as much fun when you dress up and take part in “The ‘Rocky Horror’ Experience” on Sat., Oct. 24 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. That’s because a live cast will act out the story of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” on a stage in the theater while the campy cult-classic film plays on the giant screen above. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Register by Oct 21: Halloween Window Painting Contest for Grades 6-12

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[Registration for this event ends on Oct. 21. Town Hall closes at 4:30 p.m., but we’ve listed this here as 4 p.m. You can register on any previous day up to the deadline.]

Here’s the announcement on the Web page of the Darien Youth Commission:

THE 18TH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN WINDOW PAINTING CONTEST IS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24! Open to students in grades 6 – 12, this community-wide event is a favorite for all.  Registration is ongoing (window assignments will be made on a first-come/first-served basis). Continue Reading →

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Three Levels of Scary at Post 53 Haunted House from 2 to 4 PM Sunday

Darien EMS-Post 53 Haunted House
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Three different levels of fright are offered for children of all ages at Darien EMS-Post 53’s haunted house on Sunday. Once again, the Halloween event will have games, treats and crafts for all. (more…) Continue Reading →

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