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Come to the Stevens Coolidge Place for a fun night along the Pumpkin Trail!
Join The Trustees of Reservations at the Stevens-Coolidge Place for a Pumpkin Trail for a magical treat! You will be led along our pumpkin-lit garden trail where local nocturnal woodland creatures will emerge to share their stories and educate families in a fun and unique way. This is a non-scary event for all ages! Tours will be leaving every 10 minutes. Costumes welcomed! Reservations encouraged.
Location: Stevens-Coolidge Place
MarketStreet Lynnfield Halloween Dance Party. Shopping, Dining Entertainment, Events
MarketStreet Lynnfield celebrates Halloween weekend with its first annual MarketStreet Monster Mash, a costume dance party for the whole family, taking place on The Green on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. MarketStreet Lynnfield’s resident DJ Rick DeSanctis will get the party started with spooktacular songs and fun giveaways for kids and adults. MarketStreet Monster Mash is free and open to the public. The Monster Mash is in lieu of trick-or-treating at MarketStreet. Further details are below and online at
Location: MarketStreet Lynnfield
Join the fun at the Ipswich Halloween parade.
Kids are invited to the Ipswich Halloween Parade! Gather if you dare on the Ipswich Riverwalk, parade over the infested waters of the Ipswich River to nightmare on Elm Street, down haunted County Road, and ending at Town Hall Graveyard for cider and donuts! Presented by the Ipswich Police Community Resource Unit.
Location: Downtown Ipswich, Ipswich Riverwalk , Ipswich Town Hall
Do your trick or treating in Ipswich, then come to the Fire Station for a party!
Kids are invited to trick or treat their favorite merchants on Market Street from 2-4,with a pole decorating contest and thrilling surprises for all!
Location: Downtown Ipswich
Join Former WCVB Reporter and Breast Cancer Survivor Kelley Tuthill at the October Newburyport Chamber Luncheon
Join Former WCVB Reporter and Breast Cancer Survivor Kelley Tuthill at the October Newburyport Chamber Luncheon ‘Celebrating Survival’ is cosponsored by Gerrish Breast Care Center at Anna Jaques Hospital and the Institution for Savings in conjunction with the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce
Location: Nicholson Hall
Join a pumpkin decorating workshop in Marblehead at the Jeremiah Lee Mansion!
The annual Pumpkin Decorating Workshop is back.  Bring your child to create their own pumpkin goblin or ghoul.  This popular program sells out every year. This workshop is held upstairs at the Museum Galleries 170 Washington Street with the backdrop of the J.O.J. Frost Folk Art Gallery. Hosted by the Marblehead Family Fund and the The Marblehead Museum & Historical Society
Location: The Marblehead Museum & Historical Society
Kids can feel safe trick or treating in Downtown Marblehead this year!
The Marblehead Chamber of Commerce will host a Trick or Treat night at participating stores throughout town in celebration of Halloween. Take the kids out trick or treating throughout the business district and enjoy sweets and treats, spooky savings & extended shopping hours at participating businesses throughout town.
Location: Downtown Marblehead
Kids can learn chess from a master at the Abbot Library in Marblehead!
Learn chess from a master! From learning the movement of each piece to tactics and strategy, this program will give beginners and experienced players ages seven and up a new appreciation and love of the game. Senior chess master Mikhail Perelsteyn will be teaching on Monday nights from 6-7pm.
Location: Abbot Public Library
Liberty Tree Mall Hosts a FREE Mall-Wide Mall-O-Ween
Liberty Tree Mall hosts a FREE mall-wide Mall-O-Ween event which includes trick-or-treating and Halloween activities for all of the little ghosts, witches, goblins, and more! Participating stores only will hand out treats, WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.
Location: Liberty Tree Mall
Trick or Treat in Downtown Gloucester on Halloween!
Kids can Trick Or Treat on Main Street in Gloucester! Put on a costume and come downtown on Halloween Night from 4-6 PM to get candy at participating stores! Look for the Jack-O-Lantern flyer in the store windows. BOO!!! See you Thursday!
Location: Downtown Gloucester