Halloween activities galore this weekend

Celebrate Halloween this weekend in Austin. Stop by St. Paul Lutheran School, 846 N. Menard, from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 30, then head to Columbus Park from 5 to 9 p.m. On Saturday night, from 6 to 8 p.m., the city will hold its Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade. It starts on State Street at Lake and move south to Van Buren.

Free Halloween events Friday & Saturday

The 25th Police District will host a truck or treat event Friday, Oct. 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. at 5555 W. Grand Ave. The 15th Police District will host a pumpkin carving and decorating event Saturday, Oct. 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for youth ages 3 to 13.

Celebrate Halloween Thursday at West Side gatherings

Stay safe on Halloween! The 11th and 15th Police Districts CAPS is hosting a trunk or treat event from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Cicero and Madison avenues. From 5 to 9 p.m., Roman Morrow in collaboration with St. Paul Lutheran Church will host a safe haven celebration at 846 N. Menard.

Young people invited to Halloween party

Roman Morrow and St. Paul Lutheran School are offering free admission to the Oct. 31 party at 846 N. Menard. A parent must accompany 4- to 9-year-olds; the building can accommodate 300 people, so first-come, first-served.