This list of Halloween related events sponsored by non-profits will be published regularly on the Lifestyles/Entertainment pages until the event occurs. To add items to the list, contact Jane Cannon Mort, 248-6741, ext. 115, or send an email to email@example.com.
¯ Today — 7 p.m., Millerstown Halloween Parade, sponsored by the Millerstown Lions. Parade forms behind Greenwood High School at 6:30 p.m. and will move out promptly at 7, led by the Wildcat marching band. Cash prizes will be awarded to individuals dressed for the holiday season in these categories: funniest, prettiest, scariest and most original, and for floats and marching groups. The parade will leave the school and move down Sunbury Street to the Square, proceed up Market Street to Millerstown Motors, turn right up Greenwood Street to the Millerstown United Methodist Church, turn right onto High Street, and turn back on to Sunbury Street and return to the high school where it will disband. The parade will be canceled if there is rain.
¯ Oct. 26, 27 — 7-10 p.m., Haunted Hayride, Bannerville Fire Co. Adults, $5; children, $3; children under 5, free. Handicapped capability.More information: (570) 658-6477 or (570) 765-4040.
¯ Oct. 26 — 6-9 p.m., Trunk or Treat, Middlecreek Area Community Center, 67 Elm St., Beaver Springs.
¯ Oct. 26 and 27 — 7-10 p.m., Lack Tuscarora Annual Haunted Trail at Lack Tuscarora Rec Park behind the EMS station. $5 admission.
¯Oct. 27 — 2-5 p.m., Trunk of Treat, St. Marks United Methodist Church, Havice Valley. There will be fun, games and treats. All are welcome.
¯ Oct. 27 — 3 p.m., Great Pumpkin Giveaway and Trunk or Treat, Grace United Methodist Church, 6607 William Penn Highway, Mexico.
¯ Oct. 27 — Lack Tuscarora EMS Halloween Parade/Party. Parade registration starts at 5 p.m.; parade starts at 6 p.m. Prizes: five childrens, one adult, one float. Register at the American House, across from Long’s Store. Party to follow at the Lack Tuscarora EMA station.
¯ Oct. 27 — 7-10 p.m., Halloween Band Bash, Evolution Arts Center, Lewistown. $8 cover; costumes encouraged. Prizes for the best of the best. Food and beverages available for purchase. All ages welcome.
¯ Oct. 27 — 8 p.m., members adult Halloween party and costume contest at the American Legion Post 298 of Mifflintown. Entertainment by Zane Sheaffer. Bring a covered dish; meat will be provided.
¯ Oct. 27 — 7-9:30 p.m., hayrides at Little Buffalo State Park, swimming pool area. Donations accepted. Friends of Little Buffalo and the New Bloomfield Lions Club will sell refreshments.
Oct. 27 — McVeytown Lions Halloween Parade and chicken pie meal. Registration begins at 5 p.m. at McVeytown Library; the parade starts at 6 p.m. and will circles the town twice. Chicken pie meal begins at 3 p.m. until sold out. For orders for takeout meals and information on parade call (717) 250-6733. Rain date is Oct. 29.
¯ Oct. 30 — 6-8 p.m., Halloween Safe Night sponsored by the Burnham Lions Club. Free event, featuring food, games and displays for children of Burnham and surrounding communities.
¯Oct.30 — 6-8 p.m. Milroy United Methodist Church, 91 S. Main St., is hosting trick or treat night. Come inside for candy treats and a chance to win some prizes.
¯Oct. 30 — 5:30-7:30 p.m., Trunk or Treat, Church Hill United Methodist Church, 199 Woodland Circle, Reedsville. Refreshments and a chance to win prizes.
¯Oct. 30 — 5:30-7:30 p.m., handing out candy and cocoa, Reedsvile United Methodist Church, 60 East Logan St., Reedsville.
¯ Oct. 31 –6-8 p.m., Light Up the Night in the Thompsontown United Methodist Church parking lot. This free carnival-type event is open to all children or trick-or-treaters in the Thompsontown area, with games for ages 3-13. Activities: design-your-own cupcake station, hayride, games and more; hot dogs, cider and hot chocolate free of charge. Sponsored by Locust Run and Thompsontown United Methodist Churches, with special thanks to the Thompsontown Borough and Volunteer Fire Co.
¯ Oct. 31 — 6-8 p.m., Children’s Halloween trick or treat bags will be given out on the front porch of American Legion Post 298 of Mifflintown.
¯ Oct. 31 –7 p.m., Lewistown Halloween Parade. Line up will begin at 5 p.m. on Chestnut Street, with the registration booth being at the intersection of Chestnut Street and South Pine Road. More information: Parade Chairman Alan Sunderland, firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (717) 248-5553.
Trick or Treat
Oct. 30 — Burnham Borough
Oct. 30 — Lewistown Borough
Oct. 31 –Mifflintwn Borough