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Continued: Calendar of south-metro Halloween events

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ROSEMOUNT HAUNTED WOODS TRAIL: A fun and safe trick-or-treating experience for preschool through middle-school-aged kids. Trail begins at the S. Robert Trail park-and-ride lot, goes through Central Park and exits onto W. 145th Street. 6-8 p.m. Oct. 26. Free; food donations accepted. http://tiny url.com/om2sg6m. 651-322-6011.

LAKEVILLE HAUNTED FOREST: Friendly costumed characters in trick-or-treat maze, plus bonfire, puppet show and more. All ages; families welcome. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Steve Michaud Park (formerly North Park), 17100 Ipava Av. $10 per carload or $3 per person, plus food shelf donation. http://tinyurl.com/kkw2vpm or 952-985-4600.

HALLOWEEN AT THE ART PARK: Wear your costumes and celebrate at Caponi Art Park, take a trick-or-treat tour of the sculpture garden, play in a giant pile of leaves, decorate pumpkins and trick-or-treat bags, and have some hot apple cider and popcorn. Free, with $5 donation suggested. 1-4 p.m. Oct. 26, Caponi Art Park, 1220 Diffley Road, Eagan. www.caponiartpark.org/programs/hallow een.

HALLOWEEN RUN: Four-mile race, the final leg of the Ground Pounders Grand Prix running series, with “chilling” checkpoints along the route. Runners need not have participated in previous Ground Pounder events. Race begins at 1 p.m. Oct. 26; registration 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Entry fee $10 before Oct. 18 or $15 after. Savage Community Park, 13550 Dakota Av., Savage. Register at http://tinyurl.com/lasfo3j.

MYSTIC LAKE HALLOWEEN BASH: Costume contest with up to $1,000 in prizes, live entertainment and drink specials. Ages 18 and up. 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Oct. 26, Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, 2400 NW. Mystic Lake Blvd., Prior Lake. 952-445-9000. www.mysticlake.com/halloween2013.

EAGAN HALLOWEEN HODGEPODGE: Trick-or-treating, carnival games, face painting, crafts and more. 3-7 p.m. Oct. 27, Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Pkwy. $6 at the door or $5 in advance, plus a food donation. Adults free with a food donation. http://tinyurl.com/q98rjvw or 651-675-5525.

NORTHFIELD HALLOWEEN SKATE: Come in costume for Halloween ice skating. $2.50, plus $3 for skate rental. 5:15-6:45 p.m. Oct. 27, Northfield Ice Arena, 1280 Bollenbacher Drive.

BURNSVILLE ICE CENTER HALLOWEEN PARTY: Free skating, discounted skate rental, trick-or-treating and more. noon-1:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Burnsville Ice Center, 251 Civic Center Pkwy. 952-895-4651.

APPLE VALLEY HALLOWEEN BONFIRE: Creepy stories by the fire, games, crafts, hot dog roast, s’mores and more. Activities aimed at kids ages 5-9, but all are welcome. 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Valleywood Golf Course, 4851 McAndrews Road Registration required; deadline Oct. 24. See http://tinyurl.com/oj53ayq to register. $4 per person or $12 per family. 952-953-2300.

SHAKOPEE SCARY SKATE AND FUN NIGHT: Free skating (skate rental $3), crafts, open gym, family entertainment and more. 6-8 p.m. Oct. 30, ­Shakopee Community Center and Ice Arena, 1255 S. Fuller St., Shakopee.

TRICK OR TREAT AT PRIOR LAKE CITY HALL: Kids can go from department to department and collect treats from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 31. Free. 4646 Dakota St. SE. 952-447-9820.

SOUTH ST. PAUL’S GREAT HALLOWEEN GET-­TOGETHER: Trick-or-treating and other activities along Marie Avenue from 7th to 4th avenues. 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31. http://tinyurl.com/m6bkzzp or 651-554-3230.

MENDOTA HEIGHTS HALLOWEEN BONFIRE: Firefighters will be provide free hot dogs and soda and Paster Enterprises will offer trick-or-treat goody bags which include coupons to Mendota Plaza merchants. 7-9 p.m. Oct. 31, Mendota Plaza, 750 Hwy. 110. http://tinyurl.com/q4auhcl.

Have an event to add? E-mail dylan.belden@ startribune.com.



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