Looking for Halloween plans to enjoy the festivities with your children? Take a look at what’s going on in Prince William.
On October 28, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. there will be a Halloween party at the Potomac Community Library at 2201 Opitz Boulevard in Woodbridge. Children will be able to wear costumes. “There will be games, stories, crafts and a lot of fun that will wrap up with a quick trick-or-treat trip around the library. The event will be limited to the first 50 children. Call 703-792-8330 for more information,” stated a release.
And on October 30 at the Potomac Community Library between 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. there will be a aprty for preschoolers between 18 and 36 months. “Children will hear stories, sing songs and trick-or-treat at the end of the drop-in event. Call 703-792-8330 for more information,” stated a release.
On October 28, the Bull Run Regional Library will have preschoolers come in for stores, snacks, music, and a costume parade at 8051 Ashton Avenue in Manassas. The party will take place between 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call 703-792-4500 for more information.
And on October 31, the Central Community Library is having a Halloween party between 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. at 8601 Mathis Avenue in Manassas. “No registration is necessary for the event, which will include stories, a treat and a parade of costumes. Guests are invited to dress for the holiday and some of the librarians might be in costume as well. Call 703-792-8360 for more information,” stated a release.
The Ben Lomond House, located at 10321 Sudley Manor Drive in Manassas, will have nighttime tours for Halloween on October 28 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. “The house was used as a Confederate hospital after the Battle of the First Manassas. Visitors will be able to tour the house and grounds of the recreated hospital and hear stories of the soldiers, doctors and loved ones whose lives were changed by the Civil War. Advance registration is strongly recommended for the $10 tours that run every 20 minutes. The tours are not suggested for children under 12. Call 703-367-7872 for more information,” stated a release.
The Nokesville Neighborhood Library is hosting its Halloween party on October 31 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at 12993 Fitzwater Drive in Nokesville. Children are encouraged to come in costume, and will be able to enjoy stories and craft projects. Call 703-792-5665 for more information.
The Chinn Park Regional Library is having a “parade of costumes” for preschoolers on October 31 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. at 13065 Chinn Park Drive in Lake Ridge. “Children who attend the event will hear stories, sing songs and parade in costume around the library. Call 703-792-4800 for more information,” stated a release.
And if you’re feeling philanthropic, there are always ways you can give back while celebrating the spookiest time of the year.
The Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) SERVE homeless shelter in Manassas is in need of 30 pumpkins for the young children that live there.
The organization is looking for pumpkin donations by Sunday, so that the children can participate in a pumpkin carving party on Monday.
All of the donated pumpkins can be dropped off at the shelter at 10056 Dean Drive.
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