Children and adults enjoyed some spooktacular fun last week at local events, and more activities are scheduled in the area for Halloween evening.

Kids played games at a free indoor carnival and trunk-or-treated at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in John Day Oct. 24.

Prairie City School’s parent-teacher committee held a carnival fundraiser Oct. 27 in the school gym.

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, the John Day Elks Lodge 1824 will hold a children’s party from 6-8 p.m. with games, food and a costume contest. Admission is $1 or one canned food item.

Events taking place Oct. 31 include:

• Free kids carnival from 5-7 p.m. at the Dayville Community Hall, organized by Dayville School student body.

• Free haunted house with candy given away at 6 p.m. at the Canyon City Community Hall, organized by their local volunteer fire department.

• Free trunk-or-treat activity from 6-8 p.m. at Humbolt Elementary School’s parking lot, sponsored by the PTA.

• Laser tag from 7-9 p.m. for ages 13-18 at the John Day Elks Lodge, with a cost of $1 or one canned food item for admission, and another for laser tag.

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