Howl at the Moon
Oct. 26: Join the “Zombie Rampage” in Lake Worth this Saturday night, as adults break out the Halloween costumes early for a night of trick-or-treating along Lake Avenue that, in truth, is a monstrous pub crawl. Tickets, $20 the day of the event, covers treats (think snacks and shots) from participating bars—including Rudy’s Standup Saloon, Speakeasy Lounge, Brogues, Dave’s Last Resort & Raw Bar and Havana Hideout. Registration starts at South Shores Tavern (502 Lucerne Ave.). Call 772/261-4360 for more info.
Make a Difference at Mizner
Oct. 26: Early risers will be walking for dollars at the “Making Strides” 5K event at Mizner Park, which benefits the American Cancer Society’s breast cancer research programs, as well as patient services in south county. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m., and the event starts at 8:30 a.m. As of Thursday, more than 3,000 participants already had raised some $250,000 in pledges. Festivities may include a radical makeover: Steve Bonner, president of Seminole Casino Coconut Creek and one of the men featured in the “Taking Care of Business” feature in Boca Raton’s November issue, has vowed to dye his hair pink if he his team has 300 or more participants.
Through Oct. 27: Join PROPEL (People Reaching Out to Provide Education and Leadership) for some old-fashioned pre-Halloween scares at the haunted house it has set up at 331 E. Yamato, just west of the Sound Advice building. This weekend marks the end of a 13-night run, with all proceeds benefiting the youth programs at PROPEL. Call 561/955-8553 for more information.
Let the Games Begin
Oct. 31: Are the kids tiring of the door-to-door scene on Halloween? Have them put on their costumes and then head to Boomers! in Boca. The venerable arcade/entertainment center (3100 Airport Road) is offering its Starter Pass—good for three attraction tickets—for only $5 (a $15 savings). Kids must dress in costume to receive the discount. Call 561/347-1888 for more information.