Prepare for a deliciously haunted Halloween

Avoid Halloween makeup allergies and other reactions What are the horrors of Halloween? Many might say encountering a gruesome ghoul or a blood-sucking vampire is the most horrific part of Halloween. However, an allergic reaction can be just as scary as ghosts and goblins come...

Halloween Spooktacular Oct. 23

WAKE FOREST — The annual Halloween Spooktacular sponsored by the parks and recreation department takes place Thursday, Oct. 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. The free event is geared toward families with children ages 12 and younger....

Plan festivities friendly to the environment

Candy, costumes and treats may add up to fun on Halloween, but such staples also contribute to an abundance of waste come the end of October. For those who embrace eco-friendly lifestyles, the thought of disposable or single-use Halloween paraphernalia can be even scarier than...

Halloween Spooktacular to be held Oct. 24

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department holds its annual Halloween Spooktacular Oct. 24, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. The Halloween Spooktacular is a free festival for children ages 12 and younger. This year’s...

YMCA sets Halloween, swimming, basketball activities

Winter youth basketball registration Registration for winter youth basketball at Kerr Family YMCA runs through Sept. 30-Nov. 3; the season runs Nov. 8-Dec. 21 for children from age 4 to second grade. Register at either the Kerr Family YMCA or at the Factory YMCA. For more...