Marylou Berg, Communication Manager, 240-314-8105
Rockville, Md., Oct. 10, 2011- Celebrate Halloween in Rockville throughout the month of October. The following activities offer children and families the chance to take part in a variety of seasonal favorites.
- Pumpkin Patch Adventure- Friday, Oct. 21, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Thomas Farm Community Center, 700 Fallsgrove Drive
Montgomery County Public Schools are closed so we are going to Butler's Orchard for a day of adventure and fun. Register for course #36497; $30 for Rockville residents, $40 for non-residents.
- Croydon Creep- Friday, Oct. 21, 6-8 p.m., Croydon Creek Nature Center, 852 Avery Road
Enjoy a spooky nature hike, live animal interpretation, hands-on activities and games and more. All ages welcome; $1 per person at the door; children under two are free.
- Monster Mash Halloween Dance- Friday, Oct. 28, 7-9 p.m., Twinbrook Community Recreation Center, 12920 Twinbrook Parkway
All ages welcome. Come in costume, pumpkin decorating, Halloween crafts and DJ. Refreshments sold by Twinbrook Elementary School. Cost: $3 per person.
- Halloween Haunt- Saturday, Oct. 29, 2-4 p.m., Thomas Farm Community Center, 700 Fallsgrove Drive
Come in costume for an afternoon of Halloween fun with a strolling magician, games, crafts, pumpkin painting, a petting zoo and more. Cost: $3 at the door; children ages 1 and younger are free.
- Howl-O-Ween Bash- Saturday, Oct. 29, 7-9 p.m., Lincoln Park Community Center, 357 Frederick Avenue
Kids in grades 5-8 should come looking their scariest for the costume contest. Enjoy great music and have fun. Food and drinks sold. Cost: $3 at the door
- Teens Fright Fest- Sunday, Oct. 30, 4:30-9:30 p.m.
Six Flags America will be full of ghosts, goblins and ghouls. Pick up and drop off at Julius West Middle School, 651 Great Falls Road. Register for course #36604; $25 for Rockville residents, $30 for non-residents.
To register for Halloween programs visit www.rockvillemd.gov/recreation or call 240-314-8620.
Find all the details of Rockville's Halloween festivities at www.rockvillemd.gov/events/thismonth.