This year, Bedford officials are keeping their fingers crossed that the annual tradition of All Hallows' Eve isn't disrupted again.
Barring unforeseen circumstances, the 2013 Bedford Trick or Treat hours take place from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31.
Other Halloween-themed events in Bedford
A weekend full of Halloween fun begins on Friday, Oct. 25, with the "Not So Scary Halloween" event to benefit "Our Promise to Nicholas." The charitable event, being held from 5-9 p.m. at the at NH Sportsplex, will feature bounce houses, movie showings, balloon creations, laser tag, pizza, beverages, a DJ, face painting and many more fun activities. For tickets, email Bonnie Barnsley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The next day, Bedford will hold a Halloween Spook-tacular, at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Bedford Village Common Park (Town Hall if raining). The event, open to children 8 and under, features fun Halloween activities such as a flashlight candy hunt in the park. Children are encouraged to arrive dressed in costume and to bring their own flashlights. Refreshments will also be served and Judy Pancoast will provide spooky entertainment with a free children's concert. Those who attend are encouraged to bring one bag of wrapped candy to donate to the candy hunt.
Earlier that day, Ross. A. Lurgion Middle School holds its fourth-annual Witch Way to the 5K and KidsK to be held on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 11 a.m.
Dust off your broomstick, shake those cobwebs off your cape and fly on over for a “wicked” good time. his race is an exciting event for the entire family just in time for Halloween. As always, there will be great post race food and raffles for all registered runners/walkers. This is an USATF certified professionally timed event offering awards in eight age-groups as well as awards for the best individual and group costume. For the younger runners, the Kids K begins at 10:30 am that promises a fun prize for every participant. Proceeds from this race will support technology at Ross A. Lurgio Middle School. Additionally, and as part of Lurgio’s commitment to community outreach, Witch Way will also be donating 10% of the event’s net proceeds to Camp Allen (for adults/children with cognitive and physical challenges) located in Bedford. Mark your calendar for October 26 to come out to support a great cause!
Register now at www.sau25.net/ww5k or, if you would like to make a donation direct, please make checks payable to Lurgio Middle School - WW5K, 47A Nashua Road, Bedford, NH 03110.