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Trick or Treat times

Allenstown: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Amherst: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Antrim: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Ashland: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Atkinson: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Auburn: Sunday, Oct. 26, 1 p.m.
Barrington: Thursday, Oct. 30, 5 to 7p.m.
Bedford: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Belmont: Friday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 8 p.m.
Bennington: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Boscawen: Thurs., Oct. 30, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Bow: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Brentwood: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Brookline: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Candia: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Chester: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Chichester: Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Claremont: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Concord: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Deerfield: Friday, Oct. 31, 4 to 7 p.m.
Deering: Friday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 8 p.m.
Derry: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Dover: Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Dublin: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Dunbarton: Friday, Oct. 31, 5 to 8 p.m.
Durham: Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Enfield: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Epping: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Epsom: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Exeter: Thursday, Oct. 30, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Farmington: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Franklin: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Fremont: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Gilford: Friday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 8 p.m.
Goffstown: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Greenfield: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Greenland: Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Greenville: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Hampton Falls: Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Hampstead: Friday, Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m.
Henniker: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Hillsboro: Friday Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Hollis: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Hopkinton: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Hudson: Friday, Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m.
Kensington: Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Kingston: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Laconia: Friday, Oct. 31, dusk
Lee: Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Litchfield: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Londonderry: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Loudon: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Manchester: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Meredith: Friday, Oct. 31, at dusk
Merrimack: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Milford: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Nashua: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
New Boston: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
New London: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Newmarket: Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Newton: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m.
North Hampton: Thursday, Oct. 30, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Pembroke: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Penacook: Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Peterborough: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Portsmouth: Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Raymond: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Rochester: Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Rye: Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Salem: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Sandown: Friday, Oct. 31, 6 to 8 p.m.
Seabrook: Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Somersworth: Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Stratham: Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Thornton: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Tilton: Friday, Oct. 31, 4 to 6 p.m.
Warner: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Weare: Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Windham: Friday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m.Trick or Treat times

 





Halloween happenings for kids and families


10/23/14



Not-so-spooky
Stop by Chester Public Library (3 Chester St., Chester) for the pumpkin painting event on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 2 to 6 p.m. The library will provide paint, stickers, decorations, etc. 
 
The Merrimack Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Halloween party at Wasserman Park (116 Naticook Road, Merrimack) on Friday, Oct. 24, from 5 to 9 p.m. Dress up in your favorite costume and enjoy pumpkin decorating, face painting, games, goody bags and more. Stick around after the party for a screening of the movie Ghostbusters. The event is free and open to the public. Call 882-1046 or visit merrimacknh.gov.
 
The city of Concord is celebrating with its annual Halloween Howl on Friday, Oct. 24. Bring the kids for trick-or-treating at downtown businesses from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., free horse-drawn wagon rides, a costume parade with DJ Nazzy from WJYY at 6 p.m., live music by Pat and the Hats at 7 p.m., and more. Call 226-2150 or contact info@intownconcord.org.
 
Get enchanted this season at the storybook walk hosted by Pine Hill Waldorf School (77 Pine Hill Dr., Wilton) on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 10 a.m. Walk through the woods and discover characters from some of your favorite children’s stories. Recommended for kids ages 6 and older. The cost is $6 for kids, free for adults. Call 654-6003 or visit pinehill.org.
 
The Waterville Valley Recreation Department (11 Noon Peak Road, Waterville) is celebrating this spooky holiday with a pumpkin carving and decorating event on Friday, Oct. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. Come back to the department center the following day for a costume contest and a trick-or-treating tour around town on Saturday, Oct. 25. The contest starts at 4 p.m., and the bus for trick-or-treating leaves around 5 p.m.
Don’t miss the Halloween Spooktacular hosted by the Bedford Parks and Recreation at The Bedford Village Common Park on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 4:30 p.m. Wear your favorite costume for an afternoon of Halloween-themed events. Call 472-5242 or visit bedfordreconline.com.
 
Come to Rollins Park (Broadway, Concord) dressed in your best costume for the “Wicked FIT Run” on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 9:30 a.m. The 5K course costs $30 for adults over 20 years old, $20 for runners ages 13 through 19, and free for kids under 12. Call 641-9441 or visit fitnh.org/wickedfitrun.
 
Visit Charmingfare Farm (774 High St., Candia) for its annual children’s trick or treat event on Saturday, Oct. 25, and Sunday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Come in your favorite costume for a fun-filled Halloween adventure. Enjoy horse-drawn rides, a hay-bale maze, tractor train bog rides, a corn row maze, and pony rides. Tickets cost $19 per person; children under 23 months old receive free admission.
 
The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire (6 Washington St., Dover) will hold its Not-So-Spooky Spectacular on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This family-oriented event will feature a walking tour of the “bat cave,” weird science experiments, a trick-or-treat scavenger hunt, face painting, fun Halloween crafts and much more. Call 742-2002 or visit childrens-museum.org.
It’s a real scream at the Halloween Holler at Harold Martin School (271 Main St., Hopkinton) on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy a variety of themed-games, activities, crafts, a costume parade, family photos, free s’mores over the fire and more. Call 746-2915.
 
Ghouls, goblins and all spooktacular characters are invited to the Simon Kidgits Club Boo Bash at the Mall of New Hampshire (1500 S. Willow St., Manchester) on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 11 a.m. Enjoy crafts, spooky activities, dancing, games, cupcake decorating, and face painting. For more information, find them on Facebook. 
 
Get yourself lost in the corn maze at Moulton Farm (18 Quarry Road, Meredith). This year’s theme for the maze is “dairy farm.” Admission costs $6 for adults and children 7 or older, $4 for children 6 and under. On Saturday, Oct. 25, and Sunday, Oct. 26, the farm will host its great pumpkin drop weekend from noon to 4 p.m. Stop by for pumpkin related games, tractor rides to the pumpkin patch to pick your own pumpkin, veggie art projects, live music, and of course pumpkin smashing. Most activities are free, but bring money for admission to the mazes.
 
It’s Halloween come early at the Little Goblins Fair at Rodgers Memorial Library (194 Derry Road, Hudson) on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 2 to 4 p.m. Kids of all ages can come dressed in their best costumes and trick-or-treat around the library. Stick around to make a silly craft and watch a spooky movie. Call 866-6030.
Creep on over to Canterbury Shaker Village (288 Shaker Road, Canterbury) for ghost encounters on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 3 to 8 p.m. Take a stroll through the village for trick-or-treating, hear stories about encounters, and enjoy Halloween-themed activities and Witch’s Brew. Don’t forget to wear your costumes! Tickets cost $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 6 through 17, and children ages 5 and under receive free admission.
 
Follow the jack-o-lantern lit trail into the enchanted forest at the McLane Audubon Center (84 Silk Farm Road, Concord) on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Encounter several forest creatures, listen to skits and stories, and enjoy crafts, games and refreshments. The cost is $6.50 for members, $9.50 for non-members. The event will happen rain or shine. Call 224-9909 or visit nhaudubon.org.
 
The YMCA Allard Center (116 Goffstown Back Road, Goffstown) is hosting its annual Little Goblins Trick or Trot from 5 to 7 p.m., for goblins 10 years and younger, and the halfmoon haunted hike on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 7 to 9 p.m., for the older kids. Children are encouraged to wear their costumes. The cost is $3 for ages 10 and under, $5 for ages 11 and older. Call 497-4663 or visit yogm.org.
 
Lace up your running shoes, put on your best costume and run down to Pawtuckaway Park (128 Mountain Road, Nottingham) for the CMN Halloween Run for the kids on Sunday, Oct. 26, at 10 a.m. Bring the kids early if they would like to run in a special children-only race, and stick around after the races for prizes and a barbecue. Registration opens at 8, the fun run starts at 9 p.m. All the proceeds from the race will benefit the Boston Children’s Hospital. Call 785-2585.
 
The kids Halloweenfest will be taking place at the Black Swan Inn (354 W. Main St., Tilton) on Sunday, Oct. 26, from 1 to 4 p.m. Activities include kids games, face painting, scavenger hunt, zombie pirates, cider & donuts, and a special appearance by Zombie Granny Grue. The cost is $2, children ages 3 and under receive free admission. Call 286-4524.
 
Family entertainer Steve Blunt will be performing silly, spooky songs and stories at Nashua Public Library (2 Court St., Nashua) on Sunday, Oct. 26, from 2 to 3 p.m. Tickets are available in the children’s room. The event is free and open to the public. Call 589-4600.
 
The Educational Farm at Joppa Hill (174 Joppa Hill Road, Bedford) is hosting Halloween at the Farm on Sunday, Oct. 26, from 3 to 6 p.m. Enjoy trick-or-treating, hunt for candy and toys, stories by the campfire and some hot cocoa or cider. Call 472-4724 or visit theeducationalfarm.org.
 
It’s that time of year again for trick-or-treating in Brickyard Square Plaza (24 Calef Hwy., Epping) on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Shops will offer candy and treats, characters in costume, activities and contests. Visit facebook.com/thebrickyardsquare.
 
Celebrate all things spooky at the Nashua Public Library (2 Court St., Nashua) during the costume and craft party on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 4 to 5 p.m. Bring your costume and enjoy crafts, treats, stories and more. The event is free and recommended for kids ages 2 through 10. Registration is highly recommended.
 
The Mariposa Museum (26 Main St., Peterborough) will be setting up a Day of the Dead Altar from Wednesday, Oct. 29, through Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
 
Come in costume for a special Halloween story time at Pelham Public Library (24 Village Green, Pelham) on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at noon. Afterward, children will go trick-or-treating around the town green. The event is free and open to the public. Call 635-7581.
 
Hollis Social Library (2 Monument Square, Hollis) is hosting a trick-or-treating event on Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 4 to 5 p.m. Children and teens of all ages are welcome to dress in their favorite costume and stroll around the library circulation desks for candy and toys. Games, crafts and snacks will be available afterward. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Call the library at 465-7721.
 
Pelham Public Library (24 Village Green, Pelham) will be hosting a children’s Halloween party on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 6 p.m. Wear a costume and come celebrate the spooky holiday with lots of games, candy and prizes. The event is free and open to the public. Call 635-7581.
 
Manchester City Library (405 Pine St., Manchester) will hold its annual children’s Halloween party on Thursday, Oct. 30, from 6 to 7:45 p.m. in the children’s room. Dress up for a Halloween parade, go trick or treating through the library, and listen to a toe jam puppet band.
 
Preschoolers are welcome to dress up for their own special Halloween party at Goffstown Public Library (2 High St., Goffstown) on Friday, Oct. 31, at 11 a.m. Listen to some not-too-scary stories, play some games, and enjoy refreshments. The event is free for all preschool-age library cardholders. Call 497-2102 or contact pattip@goffstownlibrary.com.
 
The Portsmouth Halloween Parade (Spookyportsmouth.com) will be Friday, Oct. 31.
 
On the Scarier Side
Stop by Greeley Park (Concord St., Nashua) for a Halloween Fright Night on Friday, Oct. 24, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Get spooked with a variety of activities including haunted hayrides, walk-through mazes, bounce houses, caricaturist and animal balloons. The event is free and recommended for kids ages 5 through 12.
 
Check out the haunted house at the Concord Family YMCA (15 N. State St., Concord) on Friday, Oct. 24, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The house will be scary, and is recommended for school age children and older. Donations will be accepted but not required, and the event is open to the public. Call 228-9622 or visit concordymca.org.
 
Take a walk through the Haunted Hollow at the Black Swan Inn (354 W. Main St., Tilton) on Friday, Oct. 24, and Saturday, Oct. 25, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Anyone younger than age 13 who wants to walk the haunted trail must be accompanied by an adult. Admission costs $8. Call 286-4524.
 
Rochester will be taken over by the undead at the annual Zombie Walk on Friday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. The walk will start at Union St. and end at the Rochester Commons. After the walk, participants will enjoy a bonfire, cider, donuts and entertainment. The event is recommended for teens and adults. Call 330-3208 or visit rochestermainstreet.org.
 
The Coppal House Farm (118 North River Road, Lee) is hosting two corn mazes this year; one that looks like a wildcat, another that looks like a field mouse. The mazes are open daily from noon to 5 p.m. on weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends. The farm will also host a Slightly Spooky Flashlight Nite Maze on Friday, Oct. 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. Recommended for kids ages 5 and up. Admission cost $10 per person and includes a bonfire and complimentary cider and donuts.
 
Calling all zombies! Come to a takeover of downtown Manchester during Intown Manchester’s 3rd Annual
Zombie Walk on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 2 p.m. Meet at Brady Sullivan Plaza (100 Elm St., Manchester) dressed up in your most convincing zombie attire. Walk with the horde and end at Milly’s Tavern, where prizes will be given out for the best zombie costumes. The event is free and open to the public. Free makeup will be offered at the grand opening of Spider Bite (179 Elm St., Manchester) from noon to 1:30 p.m. Call 645-6285 or visit intownmanchester.com.
 
The Dover Zombie Walk will start at the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce (550 Central Ave., Dover) on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 2 p.m. Zombies of all ages are welcome to march through downtown Dover and end down at Adelle’s Coffeehouse to feast on Jell-O brains and participate in a costume contest for kids and adults. See facebook.com/doverzombiewalk.
 
 





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