MWR plans spook-tacular Halloween events this month

(Via Ho’okele News)

* A free spooky movie and costume contest will be held today at Hickam Pool 2. Signups for the costume contest will begin at 5:30 p.m. Judging will be by the other patrons at the pool. The movie “The Nightmare Before Christmas” will begin at 6 p.m. For more information, call 260-9736.

* Patrons ages 12 and older can make origami decorations for Halloween from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Hickam Arts & Crafts Center. The cost is $20 per session which includes supplies. For more information, call 448-9907.

* A free zombie 5K run will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Hickam Fitness Center. Awards will be given to the top two finishers in men’s, women’s and youth ages 17 and younger categories. For more information, call 448-2214.

* A free candy hunt will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday at Scott Pool for ages 2 to 12. Children can dress up in their Halloween costumes and hunt for candy in the field by the pool. For more information, call 473-0394.

* Haunted Hawaii ghost stories will be held at Dole Plantation with Liberty on Sunday. Patrons will leave at the following times and locations: Express at 6 p.m., Beeman at 5 p.m., Instant at 5:15 p.m. and Makai Recreation at 5:30 p.m. The free event is for single, active-duty Sailors and Airmen only. For more information, call 473-2583.

* Liberty’s Halloween-themed “No Dough Dinner” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at Beeman Center. This free event is for single, active-duty Sailors and Airmen only. For more information, call 473-2583.

* A gymnastics “spooktacular” will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30 at the youth fitness gymnasium, Bloch Arena. The cost is $5 per hour for members and $7 per hour for nonmembers. Prizes will be awarded at 5 and 7 p.m. for the most unique costume. For more information, call 422-2223.

* Halloween costume parties for children ages 12 and under will be held from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at Hickam Bowling Center and Naval Station Bowling Center. Bowling games are $1.50. Shoe rental is $1.50. The event will also feature free punch and cookies. For more information, call 448-9959 or 473-2574.

* A free “trunk or treat” event will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at Hickam Beach. Patrons can pre-register at the MWR Outdoor Recreation-Hickam Harbor office. For more information, call 449-5215.

* A Halloween bowling party will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Escape Bowling Center, Wahiawa Annex. Bowling games are $1.50, and shoe rental is $1.50. For more information, call 473-2651.

* A haunted plantation with Liberty event will be held on Oct. 31. Participants will leave from the following Liberty locations at the following times: Express at 6 p.m., Beeman at 6:30 p.m., Instant at 6:45 p.m. and Makai Recreation at 7 p.m. The cost of the event is $20 and includes a front-of-the-line pass. This event is for single, active-duty Sailors and Airmen only. For more information, call 473-2583.

* “Nightmare on McChord Street, Part II” Teen Center Lock-In will be held from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Oct. 31 to Nov. 1 at the Hickam Teen Center. The event is for youth ages 13 to 18. The cost is $25, or $20 with a canned food donation. The event will include scary games and a costume contest. Teens need to have a current registration form on file in order to attend. The form can be downloaded from or patrons can stop by the teen center. For more information, call 448-0418.

* A free Halloween costume party will begin at 11:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at The Country Bar. Participants should register by 11 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for best male costume, best female costume and best overall couple. For more information, call 473-1743.

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