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DPR presents a Boo-tiful, Bubbling Cauldron of Halloween Events for All

Friday, October 24, 2014

DPR Customer Service: (202) 673-7647
DPR Media Contacts:
John Stokes, (202) 288-7275; john.stokes@dc.gov
Rachel Newman, (202) 340-2910; rachel.newman@dc.gov
 

(Washington, DC) – The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is proud to present a boo-tiful, bubbling, cauldron of Halloween events for all ages to enjoy - so come out, wear your best costume and have fun at our Halloween festivities throughout the District!  Activities will include parades, haunted houses, costume parties, a senior costume event, flashlight hunts, a new annual event for dogs, community events and more.  DPR is definitely offering something for everyone this October for Halloween and if you attend any of our Halloween events, tag us @dcdpr on twitter or instagram and use the hashtag #DPRHalloween.

Please note: Events are grouped and listed “At-a-Glance” immediately below, and then the full listing of events with full descriptions.

Events - At a Glance

Young Children & Parades
   Saturday, Oct 25 - Stead Halloween Parade @
Stead RC
   Tuesday, Oct 28 - Lamond Halloween Parade @ Lamond RC
   Friday, Oct 31
      - Trick or Treat on the Avenue” Parade & Halloween Fun @
Chevy Chase CC
      - Halloween Party @ Guy Mason RC
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Seniors
   Friday, Oct 31 - Sassy Seniors Halloween Party @
King Greenleaf RC
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Dogs
   Friday, Oct 31
– 1st Annual Halloween Masquerade Dog Show @ Chevy Chase RC
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Halloween Fun & Activities

   Wednesday, Oct 28 - Halloween Spelling Bee @ Lamond RC
   Thursday, Oct 30 - Halloween Hollywood Game Night @ Lamond RC
   Friday, October 31
      - Halloween Party @ Volta Park RC
      - Autumn Feast @ Harrison RC
      - Halloween Fear Factory & Flashlight Hunt @ Kennedy RC
      - Halloween Town @ Fort Stevens RC
      - Halloween Spooky Night @ Marie Reed RC
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Haunted Houses
Wed., Oct 29; Thurs., Oct 30 & Fri., Oct 31
- Halloween Haunted House @ Petworth RC
Thurs., Oct 30 & Fri., Oct 31 - Annual Ward 7 - "House of Horror" Haunted House @ Fort Davis CC
Friday, Oct 31
   - Macomb 5th Annual Halloween Haunted House @ Macomb RC
   - Arboretum Panic Room/Safe House @ Arboretum CC  
   - Halloween OctoberFest @ Banneker CC
   - Halloween Haunted House/care Trail & Party @ Bald Eagle RC
   - Halloween Haunted House and Movie Night @ Emery RC
   - Haunted House @ Deanwood RC
   - Brentwood’s Annual Fall Festival & Carnival @ Brentwood RC
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Halloween Parties
Saturday, Oct 25 - Halloween Party @ Takoma CC
Friday, Oct 31
   - Halloween Fest  @ Hearst RC
   - Halloween Party @ Stoddert RC
   - Halloween Party @ Lafayette RC
   - Watkins Halloween Party @ Watkins RC
   - Ferebee Hope Boo-Bash Halloween Party @ Ferebee Hope RC
   - Halloween Party  @ North Michigan Park RC
   - Halloween Party! @ Benning Park CC
   - Halloween Family Party @ Turkey Thicket RC
   - RH Terrell’s Spooky Bash @ RH Terrell RC

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Events - Full Detailed List   

October 25
Stead Halloween Parade
Stead Recreation Center (1625 P Street, NW – Ward 2)
Time: 1 pm - 2 pm
Ages: 5 years and under
In conjunction with the Moms of Logan Circle (MLC), participants will parade around the community/neighbor in costumes from Stead to Logan Circle.
For more information, contact Vincent Hill at (202) 673-4465.
Community Recreation Division
Community Partnered Event

October 25
Halloween Party
Takoma Community Center (300 Van Buren Street, NW – Ward 4)
Time: 12 pm - 2 pm
Ages: 12 and under
Youth will have a variety of activities including games, a haunted house and refreshments.
For more information, contact Barbara Jones at (202) 576-7068
Community Recreation DivisionCommunity Partnered Event

October 27 - 31
Halloween Week at Lamond
Lamond Recreation Center (20 Tuckerman Street, NE – Ward 4)
Time: Varies
Ages: All Ages
Lamond Recreation Center will boast an entire week of Halloween activities and events for the community to enjoy!
- Mon, Oct 27: Halloween Movie Monday @ 6 pm : All Ages
- Tues, Oct 28: Halloween Costume Parade @ 7 pm : Youth will participate in a neighborhood parade.
- Wed, Oct 29: Happy Halloween Spelling Bee @ 6:30 pm
- Thurs, Oct 30: Halloween Hollywood Game Night @ 6 pm
- Fri, Oct 31: The Lamond Haunted Trail : Participants will experience the Lamond Haunted Trail and receive treats.
For more information, contact Lamond Recreation Center at (202) 576-9541.
Community Recreation Division

October 29, 30 & 31
Halloween Haunted House

Petworth Recreation Center (801 Taylor Street, NW – Ward 4)
Time: 6 pm - 8:45 pm
Ages:  12 & under
Experience the Petworth Recreation Center Halloween Haunted House that will include ghost, goblins, bats, scary battery figures, music and games. 
For more information, contact Howard Marshall at howard.marshall@dc.gov.

October 30 & 31
Annual Ward 7 - "House of Horror" Haunted House
Fort Davis Community Center (1400 41st Street, SE – Ward 7)
Time: 6 pm - 8:30 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
Experience the "House of Horror" in the Ward 7 Haunted House at the Fort Davis Community Center. Lots of food and fun.
For more information, contact Elijah Fagan at elijah.fagan@dc.gov.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Halloween Party

Guy Mason Recreation Center (3600 Calvert Street, NW – Ward 3)
Time: 10 am – 12 pm
Ages: Cooperative Play program participants only
Guy Mason will host a party for youth 5 and under that will include a costume parade, best costume contest, games and refreshments.
For more information, contact Ralph Wright at (202) 727-7736.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Sassy Seniors Halloween Party
King Greenleaf Recreation Center (201 N Street, SW – Ward 6)
Time: 11 am – 3 pm
Ages: 55 and over
Seniors in the King Greenleaf community will gather to share in the Halloween season with costumes and Halloween treats.
For more information, contact Tiletia “Tee” Harris-Walker at (202) 645-7454.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Halloween Fest
Hearst Recreation Center (3950 37th Street, NW – Ward 3)
Time: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Ages: 5 - 13 yr.
On the scariest night of the year, if you dare, come for an afternoon of games, food, music and scary fun.  
For more information, contact Kim Campbell at kim.campbell@dc.gov.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
“Trick or Treat on the Avenue” - Halloween Fun House
Chevy Chase Community Center (5601 Connecticut Avenue, NW – Ward 3)
Time: 3 pm - 5 pm
Ages: 12 and under
The Chevy Chase Citizen’s Association, neighborhood businesses and Chevy Chase Community Center will participate in the annual “Trick or Treat on the Avenue.”
For more information, contact Chevy Chase Comm. Ctr. at (202) 282-2204.
Community Recreation Division
Community Partnered Event

October 31
Macomb 5th Annual Halloween Haunted House
Macomb Recreation Center (3409 Macomb Street, NW – Ward 3)
Time: 4 pm
Ages: 12 and under
For more information, contact Cleveland Dent at (202) 282-2199.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Halloween Party
Volta Park Recreation Center (1555 34th Street, NW – Ward 2)
Time: 4 pm - 6 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
If you're not feeling up to Trick-or-Treating this year, consider Volta Park Recreation Center's Halloween celebration with face painting, carnival games, arts and craft, and a Halloween costume parade.
For more information, contact Shirley Debrow at shirley.debrow@dc.gov.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Halloween Party

Stoddert Recreation Center (4001 Calvert Street, NW – Ward 3)
Time: 4 pm – 6:30 pm
Ages: 12 & under
Stoddert will host their annual Halloween party with music, games and of course, fun!!
For more information, contact Ricky Davenport at ricky.davenport@dc.gov.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Halloween Party
Lafayette Recreation Center (5900 33rd Street, NW – Ward 4)
Time: 4 pm - 7 pm
Ages: 6 – 17 years old
For more information, contact Ellsworth Hart at (202) 282-2206.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Arboretum Panic Room/Safe House
Arboretum Community Center (2412 Rand Place, NE – Ward 5)
Time: 4 pm - 8 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
Arboretum Community Center is partnering with the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) to create a Halloween Panic Room/Safe House for the community.
For more information, contact Erin Skinner at (202) 673-4507.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Autumn Feast
Harrison Recreation Center (1330 V Street, NW – Ward 1)
Time: 4:30 pm - 6 pm
Ages: 6 – 12 years old
Youth will play games, make candy apples, participate in a parade and enjoy Halloween treats!
For more information, contact Stephanie Foster at (202) 673-7760.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Watkins Halloween Party
Watkins Recreation Center (420 12th Street, SE – Ward 6)
Time: 4:30 pm - 8 pm
Ages: 18 and under
For more information, contact Brian Cobbs at (202) 355-4391.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Halloween Town
Fort Stevens Recreation Center (1327 Van Buren Street, NW – Ward 4)
Time: 5 pm – 8 pm
Ages: 12 and under
Come enjoy a fun, haunted, spooky house of tricks and treats.
For more information, contact Nicole Carroll at (202) 541-3754.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Ferebee Hope Boo-Bash Halloween Party
Ferebee Hope Recreation Center (3999 8th Street, SE – Ward 8)
Time: 5 pm – 8:30 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
Join Ferebee Hope Recreation Center for an evening of chills and thrills, food, music and fun.
For more information, contact Wendy Glenn at wendya.glenn@dc.gov.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
CCRC's First Annual Halloween Masquerade Dog Show

Chevy Chase Recreation Center (5500 41st Street, NW – Ward 3)
Time: 5 pm - 7 pm
Ages: All Dogs
Chevy Chase Rec Ctr will host the first and only official DPR event dedicated to our canine constituents.  Dogs (with their owners/families) will participate in a parade and "strut their stuff." Dogs will be judges in various categories and prizes will be given. Dogs must register with the site and can be registered the day of the dog show to select their entry categories.
There will be Tricks and Treats for all!!!  
Please note that the parade will start at Chevy Chase Rec Ctr and will march to the Annual “Trick or Treat on the Avenue” event.
For more information, contact Gladys Shoatz at (202) 727-7714.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Halloween Party
North Michigan Park Recreation Center (1333 Emerson Street, NE – Ward 5)
Time: 5 pm – 7 pm
Ages: 6 - 12
Youth between the ages of 6 – 12 will come together for a fun filled atmosphere of games and events such as costume contest, musical chairs and more.  Small refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Joe Clark or Kim West at (202) 541-3526.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Halloween Party!
Benning Park Community Center (5100 Southern Avenue, SE – Ward 7)
Time: 5:30 – 7 pm
Ages: 18 and under
Benning Park CC Staff will dress up as superheroes and host a Halloween Super Hero costume party for the Benning Park community with games, music, activities, refreshments and giveaways.
For more information, contact Cecilia Graves at (202) 645-3957.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Halloween Fear Factory & Flashlight Hunt
Kennedy Recreation Center (1401 7th Street, NW – Ward 6)
Time: 6 pm – 8 pm
Ages: 12 and under
The Kennedy community will experience a night of fun with a costume contest; and games such as electrical musical chairs, the eyeball relay race, dirt & worm eating contest and much more. The event will conclude with a “haunted flashlight hunt” on the field.
For more information, contact Rochelle Bradshaw at (202) 671-4794.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Halloween Spooky Night
Marie Reed Recreation Center (2200 Champlain Street, NW – Ward 1)
Time: 6 pm – 8 pm
Ages: 6 – 17 years old
Come out for a “spooky” evening of games, a haunted house experience and fun!
For more information, contact Essie Bowman at (202) 673-7768.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Halloween OctoberFest
Banneker Community Center (2500 Georgia Avenue, NW – Ward 6)
Time: 6 pm - 8 pm
Ages: 12 and under
Youth will enjoy crafts, carnival games, music, giveaways and more!
For more information, contact Henry Plater at (202) 673-6861.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Halloween Family Party

Turkey Thicket Recreation Center (1100 Michigan Avenue, NE – Ward 5)
Time: 6 pm – 8 pm
Ages: All Ages
Youth can participate games, listen to music and receive light refreshments.  Parents who attend can also join in the line dance class.
For more information, contact Lorenzo Carter at Lorenzo.Carter@dc.gov.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Annual Ward 7 "House of Walkers and Freaks" Haunted House
Fort Davis Community Center (1400 41st Street, SE – Ward 7)
Time: 6 pm - 8:30 pm
Ages: All are Welcome  
Come one, come all (if you dare!) for a community-haunted house. See the strange, the misunderstood, ghost, goblins, witches, vampires, mummies and more!
For more information, contact Elijah Fagan at elijah.fagan@dc.gov.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Halloween Haunted House/care Trail & Party
Bald Eagle Recreation Center (100 Joliet Street, SW – Ward 8)
Time: 6 pm – 8:30 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
Join us for a scary night that will leave you frightened once you find ghost and goblins behind the walls.
For more information, contact Marc Williams at marcs.willims@dc.gov.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Halloween Haunted House and Movie Night
Emery Recreation Center (5801 Georgia Avenue, NW – Ward 4)
Time: 6 pm - 8:45 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
The Emery Recreation Center invites you for a Halloween night of spooky fun and gadgets.
For more information, contact Vondra Woodward at vondra.woodward@dc.gov.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Brentwood’s Annual Fall Festival & Carnival
Brentwood Recreation Center (2311 14th Street, NE – Ward 5)
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ages: All are Welcome
Join Brentwood Recreation Center for its Annual Fall Festival/ Carnival and Haunted House.
For more information, contact Avalon George at avalon.george@dc.gov.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
RH Terrell’s Spooky Bash
RH Terrell Recreation Center (155 L Street, NW – Ward 6)
Time: 6:30 pm - 8 pm
Ages: 18 and under
For more information, contact Jamar Hutcheson at (202) 321-9368.
Community Recreation Division

October 31
Haunted House
Deanwood Recreation Center (1350 49th Street, NE – Ward 7)
Time: 6:45 pm - 9 pm
Ages: 6 – 18 years old
For more information, contact Marcia Brown at (202) 299-3327.
Community Recreation Division
 

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