Halloween Weekend Picks

Friday October 28
The Hometown Halloween Parade kicks off the weekend, weaving downtown from the Palmer Square Green over to the YMCA. At the Y, parade goers can enjoy music, a bounce house, trunk or treat and more family friendly activities! FREE, 5pm. www.artscouncilofprinceton.org

Or, get decked out in your costume for a screening of Goosebumps at the Princeton Public Library. Enjoy the spooky thriller, adapted from the R.L. Stine book series, then participate in the costume contest after the movie. FREE, 6pm. www.princetonlibrary.org


Ditch the glasses! Wanna give up your glasses or contacts? The name you need to know is Princeton area LASIK doc, Dr. Barry Wasserman. Visit for a Free consultation to learn all about the simple, pain-free, office procedure. Click here to meet Barry, as his patients call him, and find out more about LASIK.

Want more Halloween Fun? Don’t miss the Scary Scoop: a roundup of local Halloween activities ranked from kid-friendly to totally terrifying! Click here to read on.

Saturday October 29
Wendy, darling… light of my life! The Hamilton Public Library is hosting a screening of The Shining on Saturday. Watch Jack Nicholson work those creepy eyebrows and pearly whites on the big screen! FREE, 11am. www.hamiltonnjpl.org

Stroll through Washington Crossing State Park this Saturday for a naturalist-guided hike. The Park Foliage Hike will highlight the color changing trees in the park over a 3.5 to 4 mile walk. Get out the sturdy shoes for this one! FREE, 1-4:30pm. 609-737-0609

Sunday October 30
Are snakes slimy? Are bats blind? Naturalist Pam Newitt explores these and other misconceptions at Bowman Hill preserve. Start with an indoor presentation, then join in for a short walk afterwards. Register. $8, 2pm.

It’s time once again for the Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market. It’s not your average Flea Market… Artworks presents the Punk Rock Flea Market – a popular indie sale held at Trenton’s Historic Roebling Machine Shop and featuring more than 40 vendors! Handmade & vintage clothing, collectibles, handblown glass, antiques, vinyl with punk, rock, jazz & blues, food vendors and more. 10am-5pm. www.trentonprfm.com

Let’s light up Hinds Plaza and shine a light on Pancreatic Cancer. On Sunday at 5:30pm, Princeton will join communities nationwide, forming communities of hope and sharing stories from survivors, family & friends of those who have been affected by pancreatic cancer. Join in the gathering and shine a light on this important cause. Free, 5:30-7:30pm.


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