Halloween happenings

Trunk or Treat
The American Red Cross Wiesbaden will host a Trunk or Treat event from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in the parking lot on lower Hainerberg by the old PX and the Taunus Theater. There will be a bounce house donated by Friends of the 66th, American Red Cross photo booth, free hot dogs, candy, popcorn and drinks courtesy of the USO, food for purchase on site courtesy of AAFES food trucks, AFN live show and eagle attendance, furry friends courtesy of the American Red Cross PaWs Program, costume contest winner announced at 5:30 p.m., best trunk contest winner announced at 6 p.m., and an allergy friendly trunk-or-treating area. The Taunus Theater will have movie showings and the Amelia Earhart Playhouse will have their haunted house in the old PX.
Those who would like to participate by decorating a trunk or setting up a game or activity, the invitation to participate will be open to the public as of October 1st and is currently open to units, clubs and organizations. Please email Wiesbaden@redcross.org to volunteer.

Trick or treating
Official trick or treating will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 in all housing areas. Families are advised that trick or treating is limited to the exterior of buildings. Ghouls and goblins are prohibited from entering stairwells in multi-family units.

Haunted House
Celebrate Halloween by visiting the Amelia Earhart Playhouse’s Haunted House. Visitors will be led by Hansel, Gretel and other Grimm’s Fairy Tale characters through the Haunted Forest. Follow the trail if you dare. Hosted by the staff and volunteers of the Amelia Earhart Playhouse, the Haunted House will be held in the former shopping center in Lower Hainerberg from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 26, 27, 28 and 31. A Children’s Hour will be featured from 6 to 7 p.m. (no children under age 3 are permitted). Call (0611) 143-548-9812 if interested in taking part.

Fright Feast

The USO will host a Fright Feast from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at the cottage pavilion on Hainerberg. Bring the little trick or treaters for a spooky USO treat before hitting the town or come rest your ghoulish feet afterward. The USO will have hot dogs, popcorn, drinks and plenty of candy.

Halloween Costume Party
The Wiesbaden Entertainment Center invites patrons to wear their favorite Halloween costume for an evening of bowling and a Halloween Costume Party starting at 8 p.m. Oct. 27. Bowl in costume and get free shoe rental. Children in costumes get two free games of bowling. A best costume contest will be held at 11 p.m. Call (0611) 143-548-9404 for more information.

Zombie Run
Put on your spookiest costume and join the fun at the annual Zombie Run starting at 9 a.m. Oct. 27. The five-kilometer walk/run will start at the Wiesbaden Sports, Fitness and Outdoor Recreation Center. Call (0611) 143-548-9830 for more information.

WOD of the Living Dead
Dress up in your favorite Halloween garb for this Workout of the Day from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Fitness Center. This functional fitness event will include a Chipper Workout — four or more functional fitness movements lasting 40 minutes (to be revealed the evening of the event). The top three individuals will be awarded an MWR giveaway for the best costume. Cost is $10 per individual or $15 per couple. Call (0611) 143-548-9801 for details.