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Halloween fun and games around the corner

• Back by popular demand, just in time for Halloween, John Cox, historian and author of Bermuda Hauntings and Bermuda's Favourite Haunts will be at Bermuda National Library (upper floor) on Thursday, October 24 for the third Bermuda Hauntings event. From 6.30pm to 8pm, you can hear Mr Cox share stories of spirits, those gifted (or cursed) to know the future, and information about some of the more famous haunts in Bermuda, and share your own experiences and family stories. Mr Cox's books will also be available for purchase on the night. Admission is free but space is limited so registration is required. For more information, or to RSVP, contact 296-1297 ext. 223 or ejhollis@gov.bm.

• Bermuda High School for Girls (BHS) invite you to enjoy a haunted house, games, prizes, a costume parade and more, at the BHS Halloween Fair on Friday, October 25. This event will take place on the BHS Field from 5.30pm until 8pm. Tickets are $15 which includes your choice of a hot dog or chilli, one drink and one dessert item (apple or cookie). Tickets are available for online at www.bhs.bm or by calling 278-3004. For more information, contact primarypta@gmail.com.

• Sandys 360 invite you to come out to the next in their Fall Movie Night Series on Friday, October 25th. This will be at the Sandys Secondary Middle School Amphitheatre from 7pm until 9pm with the feature being the animated movie ‘Epic'. Admission is $5 per person with snacks, popcorn and drinks available for sale in the reception area. All attendees must register by October 23. Online registration is available at www.Sandys360.bm and payments can be made at the reception desk before the event or at the door. Future movie nights will be on Friday, November 22 and Friday, December 13 and all films are family-friendly. For more information, contact info@sandys360.bm or call 234-6195.

• Halloween fun for everyone is promised at BUEI's annual Underwater Underworld event on Saturday, October 26 from 1pm until 4pm. This haunted underworld will include a costume contest, face-painting, spooky crafts, a scavenger hunt, bake sale, games, giveaways, and more. In Motion Dancers will also be providing additional entertainment with a performance of Thriller. This event is free for members and children under four, and $5 for non-members. For more information, contact 294-0204.

• The 4th Annual Pick Your Own Pumpkins will be at Astwood Park on Saturday, October 26. From 9am until 2pm, you can expect face painting, hay-rides, caramel apples, cider and lots of fun. Children who wear costumes will be given a treat. There is no admission fee and the price of pumpkins ranges between $13 and $24, depending on the size. For more information, contact jjproduce@transact.bm or 238-0652.

• CNN Hero of the Year Winner Anuradha Koirala will be visiting Bermuda to give a special presentation entitled, Fighting the Atrocities of Human Trafficking, on Tuesday, October 29 at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute. Ms Koirala, world renowned activist and founder of Maiti Nepal, is instrumental in fighting to protect Nepali girls and women from crimes such as sex trafficking, domestic violence, child prostitution and child labour. This event is in association with The Women's Resource Centre and the evening will begin with a cocktail reception at 6pm, followed by the presentation itself at 6.30pm. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at www.ptix.bm. For more information, contact John Singleton on 333-0870.

• Curious about the laws of karma, reincarnation and meditative chanting? Anya Ozarowska aims to cover all three in an inspiring and down-to-earth manner at the seminar Karma & Reincarnation Explained on Tuesday, October 29 at My Sereni-Tea. From 7pm until 9pm, they promise a life-changing discussion about the essential aspects of our life, including a discussion on ghosts. You can also expect some sweet vegan treats and experience a soothing, deeply relaxing meditative chanting that eases harsh laws of karma. Entry is free. For more information, contact anya@deeppeacemeditation.com or visit www.deeppeacemeditation.com.

• Lemon Tree Café and Par-la-ville Park will be transformed into a beautifully spooky venue for A Nightmare on Queen Street on Friday, November 1. From 8pm until 2am, your host will be the Town Crier Ghost, with entertainment courtesy of street performers, resident DJ Uncle, The Big Chill's DJ Felix Tod with Neil Burnie on sax, Crown & Anchor and a few surprise pop-up performers. This is an opportunity to support the Bermuda Heart Foundation who will have apple-bobbing, pumpkin brain squashing and face-painting, while Lemon Tree will have some of its legendary BBQ for sale along with Peroni Beer and Pink-a-Weenie specials. Not only are full Halloween costumes strongly encouraged but there is a prize for the best one. This event is for a mature and open-minded audience and will take place rain, blow or high moon. There is no cover charge thanks to sponsors Lemon Tree Cafe, Peroni, MarketPlace, Class Act Designs and the Corporation of Hamilton, and a portion of proceeds will be donated to the Bermuda Heart Foundation. For more information, contact 292-0235.

• All pregnant women, nursing mothers and babies are welcome at the next Monthly Series Meeting from La Leche League of Bermuda on Saturday, November 9. This will start at 10.30am in the First Floor Conference Room of King Edward VII Memorial Hospital (KEMH) and will be on the topic, Tech Support: Handling Breastfeeding Challenges. For more information, or for breastfeeding assistance, call 236-1120.

For full events listings and flyers, please visit www.NothingtodoinBermuda.com. The above is abbreviated content from that site. If you would like your event included on the site, please go to the Submit Your Event section and add all the details and flyer.

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Published October 17, 2013 at 9:00 am (Updated October 16, 2013 at 4:49 pm)

Halloween fun and games around the corner

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