As Halloween approaches, a number of events are planned in Tukwila and nearby.
Autumn Harvest Carnival
Tukwila Parks and Recreation will host an Autumn Harvest Carnival from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. S.
Admission is $2 per child and includes a costume contest, Halloween crafts and games. Healthy dinner options are available for purchase.
For more information, call 206-768-2822.
Fear on the Pier with underwater pumpkin carving
Highline College’s Marine Science and Technology (MaST) Center will host the Fear on the Pier Halloween Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.
The Halloween-themed Discovery Day event features creepy and cool critters of Puget Sound, skeletons, slime and more. Underwater pumpkin carving, hosted by Underwater Sports, will begin at 1 p.m. Visitors will be able to watch the carving live on big-screen TVs. Marine-themed costumes are encouraged.
The event is free and open to the public.
The MaST Center is on the Redondo Dock next to Salty’s at 28203 Redondo Beach Drive S. in Des Moines. For updates and more information, visit mast.highline.edu.
Boo in Burien
Discover Burien presents Boo in Burien from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, with lots of free candy for the kids, as well as the return of the Wiener dog races and dog costume parade.
The annual event is packed with lots of entertainment for the whole family. Children can trick or treat for goodies at downtown businesses with a trick or treat welcome sign beginning at noon until the treats run out.
Free hayrides will be offered along 152nd Street from noon to 3 p.m.
Other activities running from noon to 3 p.m. include a haunted house at Hot Feet Fitness; scary photos at The Jungle Gym; a bouncy house at Taproot Church; a maze at Burien First Assembly of God; and children’s crafts at Collins Chiropractic, Three Tree Wellness and Grocery Outlet.
From 1-2 p.m. there will be pumpkin bowling at Elliot Bay Brewing, and scary storytelling is from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at Burien Books.
Registration for the dog parade is from noon to 3 p.m. in Olde Burien, with the parade starting at 3 p.m. in Town Square Park. Wiener dog races begin after the parade wraps up at the park.
For more information, visit DiscoverBurien.org or call 206-433-2882.
Museum of Fright
From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, the Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S. in Seattle, transforms into the Museum of Fright.
The museum’s spacious galleries provide safe Halloween trick-or-treating where every child’s imagination takes flight.
There will be spooky aviation-themed ghost stories in the Personal Courage Wing. Children can craft and drop ghost parachutes into a pumpkin patch far below a high-flying glider. They can fly witches on broomsticks through a giant pumpkin, test their metal on the gross-o-meter in the mad science lab, touch alien blood and guts and hop through an obstacle course under the huge Blackbird spyplane.
Admission is free for those aged 17 and under, wearing a costume, $5 for those 17 and under without a costume and $10 for adults. Adult supervision is required.
For more information, call 206-764-5720 or visit museumofflight.org.
Church by the Side of the Road, 3455 S. 148th St. in Tukwila is hosting a Harvest Fest from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31.
The free event features carnival games, costume contests, chili hot dogs, a cake walk and candy.
For more information send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, call 206-243-5024 or visit cbsr.org.