Pumpkin carving or painting Friday
The Roanoke Rapids High School Student Council will hold a pumpkin carving or painting fundraiser at 4 p.m. Friday at the school. Pumpkins have been donated by Isles Pumpkin Farm and are $3 each. The student council will provide needed materials and any help children may need with their pumpkin. For more information, call Dylan Farrow at 252-676-7865. Proceeds will go to the student council.
Town of Gaston to celebrate Halloween
GASTON — The Town of Gaston will host a Halloween Trick or Treat Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday for kids up to age 13 at town hall, 223 Craige St. Dress in Halloween costume attire.
Trunk or treat at New Hope United Methodist
A Children’s Fall Festival featuring a Trunk or Treat will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at New Hope United Methodist Church, 3609 Highway 158 in Roanoke Rapids. There will be lots of fun and fellowship, games, prizes, hot dogs, drinks and candy. Children are encouraged to wear costumes.
Rosemary United Methodist trunk or treat
ROANOKE RAPIDS — A Trunk or Treat celebration will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Rosemary United Methodist Church parking lot, 900 Jackson St. in Roanoke Rapids. There will be hot dogs, soft drinks and candy. Games with prizes will be led by the United Methodist Youth Fellowship. All children are invited to wear costumes. For more information, call 252-537-3973.
‘Twick or Tweet’at Sylvan Heights
SCOTLAND NECK — “Twick or Tweet” will be held Wednesday at Sylvan Heights Bird Park, 500 Sylvan Heights Park Way. Children will have the chance to walk through the park while wearing their costumes and receive candy from costumed characters. For more information, call 252-826-3186.
Halloween event at The Daily Herald
The Daily Herald, 916 Roanoke Ave. in Roanoke Rapids, will open its doors to the public for a free trick-or-treating event from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday. There will be treats, decorations and Les Atkins will take photos for a very special costume section of the newspaper. Bring your kids down for clean fun and get their picture taken. Atkins will also have photo packages available.
Garysburg to hold trick or treat
GARYSBURG — The town of Garysburg will allow trick-or-treating from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Bakery and Simply Divine Cakes Halloween fun
The Bakery and Simply Divine Cakes, 1032 Roanoke Ave. in Roanoke Rapids, will celebrate Halloween from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. There will be free mini cupcakes for all kids dressed up ages 1 to 13. There will also be a best costume contest, and the winner will receive six cup cakes.
Littleton trick or treating hours announced
LITTLETON — Halloween will be celebrated from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Littleton. Littleton Police Chief Mike Suggs asks parents to accompany all children. It is recommended trick-or-treaters do not carry book bags, rotten eggs or rotten potatoes.
Harvest Temple festival and trunk or treat
A harvest festival will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Harvest Temple Pentecostal Holiness Church, 2357 West 10th St. in Roanoke Rapids. There will be a trunk or treat, games, cake walk, hot dogs, drinks, lots of prizes and candy. All food and events are free. For more information, call 252-537-5084.
Trunk of Treats Extravaganza
ENFIELD — The Enfield Police Department will sponsor its third annual Trunk of Treats Extravaganza from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. They are seeking any participants willing to donate candy, food items or even add their decorated vehicles in the maze of car trunks filled with candy loop. To participate, contact LaToya T. Silver at 252-445-5122.
Jackson Halloween hours observed
JACKSON — The Town of Jackson will observe Halloween for trick or treaters 12 and younger from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Roanoke Rapids trick or treating hours
The City of Roanoke Rapids will observe Halloween for trick or treating from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Interim Police Chief Jeff Hinton asks all residents to be aware of the presence of children from dusk past dark and to be careful when driving through neighborhoods.
Fall Harvest Festival at Ashley’s Grove
CONWAY — A Fall Harvest Festival will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Ashley’s Grove Club House, 995 Burnt Bridges Road. All ages are invited to this free event for a great time of food, games, prizes, cake walk, non-scary costume contest and bingo. For more information, call 252-587-7911.