Too many adults flashing their pumpkins and gourds last Halloween? This year check out these G-rated activities instead.
Don’t be frightened by ghosts of holidays past, find new spooks at the Safe Streets Halloween Haunted House, this Friday (Gibson-Bethel Community Center, 5800 Southwest 66th Street, South Miami; 305-668-7232). The celebration continues Saturday when The Shops at Sunset Place (5701 Sunset Drive, South Miami) hand out candy, 3-6 p.m.
It’s a doggone family affair at the Kids & Dogs Halloween bash, Saturday, 2-6 p.m. Outfit Fido and the kiddos for costume contests, boo-gie down to the DJ, and trick-or-treat until your jack-o’-lantern runneth over (CocoWalk, 3015 Grand Avenue, Coconut Grove; 305-444-0777 ext. 14).
Goodie No. 1: They’ve got candy, scary storytelling, a scavenger hunt, and two haunted houses at this year’s Halloween on the Mile, Saturday, 3-6 p.m. Goodie No. 2: It’s free (Miracle Mile between Douglas Road and Le Jeune Road; 305-569-0311).
Get into the swing of things at MiMoWeen and the Upper Eastside Garden’s putt-putt party (7244 Biscayne Boulevard; 305-984-3231), Saturday, noon-6 p.m.
As always, parental guidance is suggested.
Into a Pumpkin Party
What: Characters, bounce house, face painting, crafts, costumes, and treats for tots up to 5 years.
Why: Put the wee in Halloween.
When: Fri., 10 a.m.-noon.
Where: Gym Kidz, 2038 NE 155th St., North Miami Beach (305-944-4277); Gym Kidz at The Coral Gables Youth Center, 405 University Dr., Coral Gables (305-460-5600).
To the Dive-In Theater
What: Catch a screening of the movie The Addams Family, poolside.
Why: Suit up, slide in, soak it up.
When: Fri., 7:45 p.m.
Where: Miami Shores Aquatic Center, 10200 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores (305-795-2241).
In Free Childbirth Classes
What: Six classes that cover stages of labor, nutrition, breastfeeding, complications, and breathing techniques.
Why: Reap the fruits of your labor.
When: Starts Nov. 3. Thurs., 7-9 p.m.
Where: Miami Maternity Center, 140 NE 119th St. (305-754-2229).
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