With Halloween less than 10 days away, I’ve got monsters on the mind. So this week, I’m pumping up the family fun and featuring 10 activities.
Teach kids the importance of crime prevention at Celebrate Safe Communities Tuesday, Oct. 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Fleischmann Park, 1600 Fleischmann Blvd., Naples. The event will help bring neighbors together to meet the Naples Police Department with free food and drinks, bicycle and fire safety, crime prevention tips and document shredding. Information: tinyurl.com/ktcsquj
Collier County Sheriff’s Office is hosting its own Celebrating Safe Communities events too: For North Naples, 5 to 8 p.m. today at Lock-Up Self Storage, 1025 Piper Blvd., Naples; for Golden Gate, 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples; for East Naples, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at East Naples Community Park, 3500 Thomasson Lane, Naples; for Golden Gate Estates, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Florida Forest Service office, 710 Randall Blvd., Naples.
Friday, Oct. 25 promises an evening of family fun. Enjoy the Fall Festival from 6 to 9 p.m. at North Fort Myers Community Park, 2041 North Recreation Park Way, North Fort Myers.
Show off your costumes at Halloween Family Fun Night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 at Vineyards Community Park, 6231 Arbor Blvd. W., Naples. $15
The Friday fun continues at Max Hasse Community Park, 3390 Golden Gate Blvd. W., Naples at Trunk or Treat, Friday, Oct. 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $5. Information: tinyurl.com/kn7ztt6
Collier County won’t be the only location for family fun. Take the kids to the Bonita Springs YMCA, 27200 Kent Road, Bonita, for its annual Fall Festival from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. Friday. $1; Information: tinyurl.com/lctb66f
Or enjoy another fun-filled gathering Saturday at the Costume Party and Open House, from 5 to 8 p.m. at North Naples Fire Department, 1885 Veterans Park Drive, Naples. Information: 239-597-3222
Marco Island isn’t without some Halloween fun too. The Halloween Spooktacular takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at Mackle Park, 1361 Andalusia Terrace, Marco Island. Information: 239-642-0575
If you’ve got older kids who no longer find it cool to dress up, take them to Haunted “Gross” House, featuring 16 rooms of terror, 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Collier County Fairgrounds, 751 39th Ave. NE, Naples. $15.
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