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From family-friendly to adults-only, costumes are encouraged for area Halloween festivities.

PMG PHOTO: ANGEL ROSAS - Each year, Peterson tries to add a new piece to her Halloween collection. This year's additions include her fog-producing skulls. , Sandy Post - News Local homeowners celebrate Halloween with haunting home, yard decorations Lawn of the dead: Sandy, East County, Estacada residents show their spooky spirit The rain and chill has crept in throughout Washington County, but don't let that stop you from getting costume-clad and getting out with friends and family this Halloween weekend:

• Halloween costume party and dance: For those 55-year-old and older, listen to the Swing Street Band and strut your stuff in costume for a chance at prizes. Register early and pay the $3 day-of at the front desk at the Elsie Stuhr Center, 5550 S.W. Hall Blvd., from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28. Space is limited.

• Fall Family Fun Fest: Hosted by the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, the fest includes face painting, festival games, a bouncy slide, rock wall, pumpkin painting, cookie decorating and more. Cost is $2 per person, max $10 per family, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Cedar Hills Recreation Center, 11640 S.W. Park Way.

• Trick-or-Treating at West Slope: Costumes are welcome at the West Slope Community Library, 3678 S.W. 78th Ave., for a morning of treats from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 29.

• Día de los Muertos at the Beaverton City Library: Crafts for all ages will be offered at the children's area of the library, 12375 S.W. Fifth St. Cost is free, and the event is from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.

• Pack 767 Halloween Hike: Come in your costumes and get some treats on the trail with the Hazeldale Elementary and Community Cub Scouts at Jenkins Estate-Camp Riverdale, 8005 S.W. Grabhorn Road, from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.

• Trek Beaverton Halloween Ride: Break out the helmets and get in gear for a ride Trek Beaverton from 8 to 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, starting at Trek Bicycle Beaverton, 12345 S.W. Canyon Road. Free, fun and casual event with tricks and treats after the ride.

• Booverton Trick-or-Treat: Over 40 businesses in downtown Beaverton will be handing out candy and goodies from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30. The event is organized by the Beaverton Downtown Association, and a full map of participating businesses is available online. Free and family friendly. Costumes encouraged. Afterwards, Syndicate Wine Bar, 12620 S.W. First St., is hosting an after-party in its parking lot starting at 3 p.m., an event that is still family friendly. Enjoy pumpkin carving, treats and wine tasting for adults, starting at $15 per ticket presale, available online.

• Reanimation Invasion: For those with a poker face, The Pit Stop Sports Bar, 10245 S.W. Canyon Road, is hosting a Texas hold 'em tournament, courtesy of Hometown Hold 'Em, Sunday, Oct. 30, starting at 5:30 p.m., and Monday, Oct. 31, starting at 10:30 p.m. Come in costume Sunday for a chance to win a $100 prize, and another $100 prize pool is open Sunday and Monday.

• Halloween story time and costume parade: Aloha Community Library is offering a story time with songs, stories, tricks and treats from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 31, followed by a costume parade around the library, 17455 S.W. Farmington Road, Suite 26A.


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