October is getting busier! The Observer has introduced both an online calendar (you can also reach that calendar on the events tab of the Observer) and a weekly roundup of upcoming events to help you keep track of events and registration deadlines. Need to add an event? Just send an email to us. Pictures or graphics can be included!
Here’s the rundown for this week (always check for details at the event links, not all events are free):
The Ferguson Public Library has a new craft kit ready for pick-up on a first-come, first-served basis. This week’s craft is a Beaded Spider Wind Chime.
Parks and Rec holds its first ever Murder Mystery at the Community Center at 5 pm. Check with them to see if spots are still available, $57/person.
Do you or someone you know need help with Rental Assistance? The Salvation Army will be able to help anyone coming to the Library from 9 am to 1 pm with filling out paperwork for the County’s emergency assistance. The Salvation Army can also schedule meetings for other times by calling 314-439-8306.
Special call for all teen zombies, time to grab your nerf guns and head to Hudson Park for the inaugural Zombie Nerf War! Begins at 6:30 pm.
Start off at the Ferguson Farmers’ Market at Plaza 501, 8 am to noon.
Then unwind by helping carve pumpkins at Fire House No. 1 for Park & Rec’s upcoming Spooktacular from 12:30 to 2:00 pm.
Help Parks and Rec decorate at the upcoming Spooktacular by carving pumpkins at Lang-Royce Park from 1:00-3:00 pm.
Deadlines today for three Halloween contests! Get your submissions in and win a prize too!
- Decorate your house for Halloween and sending in your submission for Parks & Rec’s Halloween House Decorating Contest.
- Submit your costume entry to the Ferguson Library. Big tip—you can submit a photo of a favorite from past years! See this link for information and entry form.
- And submit your pumpkin carving masterpiece to the Ferguson Library. Likewise, you are welcome to submit favorites from past years or this year’s work of art. See this link for information and entry form.
Take note that kids 1-5 should be registered by 10/20 for the Little Goblins Trick or Treat to be held on the 26th.
Get your dog, cat, or other loved pet in their costumes and show them off in the Howl-o-ween Pet Contest. Deadline to submit is the 29th.
And be sure to check back next Sunday for more events you won’t want to miss! And always go to the event calendar to stay connected.