No School Flick: Ages 4-7 may watch "Monster House" at noon today at the John L. Dart Library, 1067 King St. 722-7550.
Haunted house: McMahon Park has a haunted house 7-10 p.m. nightly through Friday. Sponsored by the Charleston Department of Recreation, the event is not for children under 12. $2.
Trick or Treat: The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department will have a free Halloween celebration at noon Tuesday at the G.M. Darby Building for ages 2-5. The event includes trick-or-treating, games, crafts, a jump castle, pony rides, face-painting and more. A costume parade will be at 1:30 p.m. 849-2061.
Tales: Karen Stinson will tell stories around the campfire for ages 6-11 at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Dorchester Road Regional Library, 6325 Dorchester Road. 552-6466.
Storytime Movie: "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" will be shown at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the John L. Dart Library, 1067 King St. (722-7550) and at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Main Library, 68 Calhoun St. (805-6930).
Cuttin' Up: The Dorchester Road Regional Library, 6325 Dorchester Road, has a program for grades 1-5 at 4 p.m. Thursday that includes Ghost Bingo, create mummy jars, play Pass the Air Balloon and Musical Graves. 552-6466.
Children's Spooktacular: The Otranto Road Regional Library, 2261 Otranto Road, will have a Halloween Spooktacular at 6 p.m. Thursday. Kids should come in costume. 572-4094.
St. Julian Devine: St. Julian Devine playground has a Castle of Terror, sponsored by the Charleston Department of Recreation, 6-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Admission is $3.
Fiesta: Magnolia Plantation and Gardens has a Halloween fiesta 6-9 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. The event includes a bonfire, Gullah tales, marshmallow roasting, popcorn, "swamp juice," lantern-light tour of the African-American cabins, tram through trails and the movie "Swamp Thing" at the outdoor theater. Admission is free for members or $10 for a car with six passengers. 571-1266 or www.magnoliaplantation.com.
Trick-or-Treat: Ages 11 and younger are invited to trick-or-treat at the Main Library, 68 Calhoun St., at 2:30 p.m. Friday. Participants should wear costumes. 805-6930.
Carnival: Kids through age 12 are invited to a free Halloween event 4-6 p.m. Friday in Hampton Park, sponsored by Charleston Department of Recreation. The event includes jump castles, hay rides, magic shows and candy.
Haunted House: The Folly Beach Exchange Club is having a Haunted House Spectacular at 206 W. Indian Ave., Folly Beach, 6- 8 p.m. Friday. The house is family friendly. Admission is $5.
Night before Halloween: The Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St., will have Nighttime at the Museum: Halloween Edition at 6 p.m. Friday. The event includes fencing demonstrations, a Colonial nautical touch table, historical figures and scavenger hunt. Visitors should bring a flashlight. Tickets, which include pizza, are $10/member adult, $20/nonmember adult, $5/member child, $10/nonmember child. Under 3 is free. www.charlesonmuseum.org or 722- 2996, ext. 264.
Maze and Pumpkins: Charleston's seventh annual Original Myrtle Maze and Pumpkin Patch is open 4-10 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday at Legare Farms, 2620 Hanscombe Point Road, Johns Island. The farm includes a pumpkin patch, hayrides, mini maze, balloon launch, fish feeding, playground, fossil mine and more. Admission is $1. 559-0788 or www.charlestoncornmaze.com.
Patriots Point: On Halloween, children ages 6-11 who visit Patriots Point in costume get $3 off the regular admission of $9. Children in military uniform costumes will be admitted free. 971-5041.
Night Fliers: Tiedemann Park Nature Center, 38 Elizabeth St., will have a free program on bats at 10 a.m. Saturday. 965-4002.
Storytime: Halloween at the John's Island Library, 3531 Maybank Highway, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday. 559-1945.
Poe Library: Celebrate Halloween at the Poe Library, 1921 I'On Avenue, Sullivan's Island, at noon Saturday. Create a mask at home and bring it to be judged. 883-3914.
Haunted House Tour: The Main Library, 68 Calhoun St., has a haunted house tour featuring ghostly tales, snacks and more at 2 p.m. Saturday. 805-6930.
Fright Flick: "Monsters vs. Aliens" will be shown at 3 p.m. Saturday at the John L. Dart Library, 1067 King St. 722-7550.
Carnival: The Isle of Palms Recreation Department, 24 28th Ave., is holding a Halloween Carnival at 5 p.m. Saturday. The event includes jump castles, carnival games, tattoo booth, face painter, candy and more. Food and drinks will be sold. A costume contest starts at 5:30 p.m. 886-8294.
Fun house: The Children's Museum of Charleston, 25 Ann St., will have a Fall Fun House 5-7 p.m. Saturday. The event will include carnival games, arts and crafts, a mystery touch tank, face-painting, treats, a costume fashion show and more. A costume contest starts at 5:15 p.m. The cost is $3 in advance or $5 at the door. 853-8962, ext. 222, or email@example.com.
Party: The Charleston Department of Recreation will have a Halloween Party at the Arthur Christopher City Gym, 65 Hagood Ave., at 6 p.m. Saturday for ages 9-12. Admission is $5.
Moonlight Climb: The Climbing Wall at James Island County Park has a climb 6-10 p.m. Saturday. Prizes will be awarded for the best costume. The cost is $10 for Charleston County residents and $12 for nonresidents. 795-4FUN or www.ccprc.com.
Haunted House: The Goose Creek Recreation Department is offering a haunted house 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday at the Casey Community Center. The experience is not recommended for very young children. Advance tickets are $4 and are available at the Community Center or the Casey Center. Tickets on the day of the event are $5. Tickets for children under 9 are $3. 569-4242 or www.goosecreekrecreation.com.
Graveyard Walk: Old St. Andrew's Parish Church will have it's fourth annual Graveyard Walk and Supper at 5 p.m. Sunday, hosted by the church's youth group. Beginning with music in the historic church, the guided tour then goes through the graveyard, where guests are introduced to late members of the 300-year-old congregation. After the walk, a spaghetti supper will be held in the parish hall. Tickets are $10 for adults; children are free. Child care is provided. Tickets are available at the church office, 766-1541.
Compiled by Brenda Rindge. Send items about children's activities to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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