The spirit of the season is alive at THPRD, where a haunting good time awaits visitors at a number of fall events on the October schedule.
The Cedar Mill Cider Festival returns to the historic John Quincy Adams Young House (12050 NW Cornell Rd.) on Sunday, Oct. 18 from 1-4 pm. Live music, hand-pressed cider, barbecue and a country store await visitors to this annual Cedar Mill neighborhood tradition. Admission is free, and includes a free cider sample.
The Great Pumpkin Hunt at Garden Home Recreation Center (7475 SW Oleson Rd.) returns on Friday, Oct. 23, 6-8 pm. Don your costume and enjoy howling fun, including the outdoor pumpkin hunt, a bounce house and concessions available for purchase. Bring a flashlight, and search for pumpkins and other treats. Prizes will be awarded in the costume contest. Presented with the Beaverton Police Dept. Cost: $10 per person.
The Conestoga Halloween Festival at Conestoga Recreation & Aquatic Center (9985 SW 125th Ave.) is also Friday, Oct. 23, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Visitors can stop by trick-or-treat village, the chills and thrills carnival and the little goblin play zone. Older kids (8-13) can splash at the annual pool party. Costumes encouraged! Cost: $7 per person.
The Pumpkin Bob at Harman Swim Center (7300 SW Scholls Ferry Rd.) is Saturday, Oct. 24, 3-6 pm. Take a souvenir from the “floating pumpkin patch” and stay for the Dive-In Movie, Disney’s “Hocus Pocus.” Cost: $10 (re-registration required) for Pumpkin Bob. (Standard drop-in rates for movie only).
The Halloween Costume Party and Dance at the Elsie Stuhr Center (5550 SW Hall Blvd.) is Thursday, Oct. 29, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. Visitors 55 and older will be treated to an afternoon of music, dancing, snacks and fun; prizes will be awarded for the best costumes. Cost: $5.
Celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2015, THPRD is the largest special park district in Oregon, spanning about 50 square miles and serving 230,000 residents in the greater Beaverton area. The district provides year-round recreational opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. Offerings include thousands of widely diverse classes, more than 90 park sites with active recreational amenities, 60 miles of trails, eight swim centers, six recreation centers, and 1,400 acres of natural areas. For more information, visit www.thprd.orgor call 503-645-6433.
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|Date: October 12, 2015
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