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Tahoe Truckee Halloween happenings

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Happy Halloween Giveaway!: The Rainbow Bridge, Fountain Court at the Village in Squaw Valley, Oct. 31. Bring a non-perishable food item for Project MANA for a free raffle ticket to win some fun prizes! Celebration begins at 3 p.m. and drawing at 4 p.m. Beginning Friday Oct. 29 bring food item for raffle ticket and get great specials. Dress in your costume and get on our Facebook page. Call 530-584-6100 for more information.Trick or Treat on the Downtown Truckee streets: Downtown Truckee, Oct. 29, 5-7 p.m. Halloween festival in Train Depot, parade through Downtown Truckee, trick or treating at Downtown merchants with haunted house at Truckee Hotel. E-mail alyssa1@inreach.com or call 530-362-0504.Harvest Fest and Haunted House: Attention all Ghosts, goblins, princesses, and butterflies. Join the Boys andamp; Girls Club, Oct. 29, 5:30-8:30 p.m. for music, games, prizes, costume contests for all ages, and spooky haunted house. Boys andamp; Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe, 8125 Steelhead Ave., Kings Beach, 530-546-4324.Not-So-Haunted House and Trail of Terror: Young ghosts, goblins and ghouls are invited to the annual Not-So-Haunted House, Northwoods Clubhouse, 11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee, Oct. 29 and 30, 5 p.m. New this year the Trail of Terror for those who are more adventurous. Activities include: Costume contest, games, crafts, a movie and treats. This yearandamp;#8217;s theme is Vampires. Cost: $2 per trip. For more information, call 530-582-9646.Tahoe Mothersandamp;#8217; Club Annual Halloween Party! Join the annual Tahoe Mothersandamp;#8217; Club Halloween Party Rideout Community Center, Tahoe City, Oct. 30, 10:30 a.m. This year there will be Squeekie the Clown entertaining with magic and balloons. There will also be music, dancing, games for all, pumpkins and cookies to decorate, facepainting, etc. Cost is $10 for members and membership is required for this event. New members are more than welcome to come and join the club. Cost is $20 for the year (includes party). Please bring a non-sweet snack to share. This is a little ones party, especially for children under 6 years old andamp;#8230; so please, no scary costumes.Howl at The Rock: 3nd Annual Howl-o-ween Pet Parade: Start your Halloween off right with a howling good time at The Rockandamp;#8217;s 3rd Annual Pet Parade and Costume Contest at The Rock in Truckee, Saturday, Oct. 30, 4 p.m. A benefit for The Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe, win amazing prizes and valuable gift certificates to Rock Restaurants, great Truckee stores and more! The evening kicks off with a hysterical and sometimes spooky parade of pets, led by Truckeeandamp;#8217;s own wicked and glamorous Cruela De Ville. Gather at 4 p.m. and the parade will begin at 4:15 p.m. Costume contests will ensue with prizes for the best pet costume, best owner costume, best pet/owner combo, funniest, etc.Make a small donation to the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe, and get a gift certificate for a free pet wash from Mickeyandamp;#8217;s and a delicious surprise from Scraps, just for signing up! And just for showing up andamp;#8212; visitors will get several chances to win $25 gift certificates to each of the Rock restaurants through our special event raffle!The event is sponsored by The Rock multi-use center, off Highway 267, 11197 Brockway Road. Call 530-587-3355.Haunted Museum: Join the Tahoe Maritime Museum, Oct. 30, 2-4 p.m., for tricks and treats, games and activities for children and tales of Tahoe. Museum admission is $5 for adults. Free for members and children under 12. For information, info@tahoemaritime.org, 530-525-9253 or http://www.TahoeMartimeMuseum.org.The Black CATT Halloween Ball: Get your best Halloween costume together and float to Olympic Village Lodge, Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m.-2 a.m. for a night of music, dancing and contests as Squaw Valley cranks up the ghoulish nightmare that is The Black CATT Halloween Ball. Featuring Solandamp;#8217;Jibe, DJ Silver Boombox Thief, go-go dancers and a raffle and costume contest. The raffle grand prize is a 2010/2011 season pass, and the costume contest is a cash prize of $500 for first and $200 for second! Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at: The CATT Office, 530-550-9999; Truckee Tahoe Lumber, 530-587-9211; All Porters locations, 866-967-6783. This is a benefit for the High Fives Nonprofit Foundation, http://www.highfivesfoundation.org. People in costume get one free drink, 21 and over only.Squaw Dogs Halloween photo contest: Come to Squaw Dogs on Halloween, Oct. 31, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. All dogs dressed up will get a photo taken and a free doggy treat and 20 percent off of any purchase. All photos will be posted on http://www.squaw.com. The best dog costume will win a Squaw Valley lift ticket good for the 2010-11 winter season! All photos will also be posted in Squaw Dogs after printed. Winners will be notified via e-mail and phone. Costumes available at Squaw Dogs while supplies last.River Ranch Halloween pre-party: Ninth Annual Halloween Bash at the River Ranch Sunday night, Oct. 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Unofficial andamp;#8220;Pre-Partyandamp;#8221; in the bar and with complimentary appetizers and $2 PBRs. Costume contest with prizes. The River Ranch is andamp;#8220;strategicallyandamp;#8221; located in between Tahoe City and Squaw Valley, 530-583-4264. Trick or Treat Night at the Gateway Shopping Center: Halloween trick or treat at the Gateway Center in Truckee, Oct. 31, 5-7 p.m.Le Chamois Halloween party: Attention all naughty nurses, blood sucking vampires, roller-skating ballerinas, and saucy super heroes! Get out the costumes and the face paint and creep on over to Squaw Valleyandamp;#8217;s Le Chamois on Sunday, Oct. 31, for the annual Halloween Costume andamp; Dance Party. Ghouls are encouraged to dress up in their most clever costumes and celebrate all-hallows eve with great music and a fun party. Tables will be cleared from the downstairs restaurant to make room for dancing with tunes from DJ Blue42 starting at 9 p.m. Upstairs, the bar welcomes partygoers with beer, wine and sake for a howling good time. Doors open at 8 p.m. and children are welcome to trick-or-treat until 9 p.m. After 9 p.m. there is a $5 cover and age 21 and older only.The Halloween Party marks the opening night celebration for Le Chamois for the 2010-2011 winter season, in Squaw Valley USAandamp;#8217;s historic base village. Call 530-583-4505.Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF: Get your spare change ready! Here come those little orange boxes again. On Halloween night, Glenshire Elementary students will trick-or-treat for more than their own benefit andamp;#8230; they will also carry orange collection boxes and seek donations to support UNICEF. Last year, local students raised more than $3000 to help UNICEF provide emergency services, immunizations, education, better nutrition and safe water to less fortunate children in more than 150 countries. The 60 year-old andamp;#8220;Trick-or-Treat for UNICEFandamp;#8221; program gives local children the opportunity to learn about the difficulties many children face and to help make a difference in the lives of others. Downtown Tahoe City trick-or-treat: Sunday, Oct. 31. Bring out the little ones for an afternoon of trick-or-treating throughout Downtown Tahoe City and inside the Boatworks Mall Halloween Sunday, Oct. 31, at 10 a.m. This annual event is hosted by the Tahoe City Public Utility District Parks andamp; Recreation Department and is free for everyone to participate. Call 583-3440.Day of the Dead Celebration: Join the Family Resource Center of Truckee for their 4th Annual Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Celebration, Truckee Elementary School, 11911 Donner Pass Road, Nov. 6, 2-6 p.m. Enjoy food, entertainment, artistic displays, arts and crafts for kids, and an exciting raffle with a selection of prizes. This community wide event is open to all and will feature activities for the whole family. There will be food to purchase, bouncy houses to jump in, and prizes to be won. All proceeds benefit the Family Resource Center of Truckee and our mission to promote social and economic success in our community by providing education, mobilizing resources, and advocating for change. E-mail bojana@truckeefrc.org or call 530-587-2513.