Thursday, Oct. 31
• Trick or treat for books: Kids and parents are invited to stop by the meeting room at the Orcas Island Public Library for a chance to show off their Halloween costumes and trick-or-treat for a book from 3 to 6 p.m. Come in and pick out a book and have your picture taken. Books are made possible through a grant from Friends of the Orcas Island Library. For more information, call Nita Couchman at 376-4985.
Kids Halloween Party: Face painting, hot spiced apple cider, treats and more, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Oddfellows Hall.
Halloween dance party: Annual Halloween dance and more at the Odd Fellows. Free film showing of “Them!” at 7 p.m. Music and dancing begins at 8:30 p.m. with music from the Red Tide and Sandfleas. There are prizes for best costumes.
FRANKENSTEIN: If you are a Shakespeare fan, Benedict Cumberbatch fan, horror and gothica fan, National Theatre Live fan, or just a theater fan, come over to Orcas Center to see NT Live’s Encore performance of “Frankenstein” at 7:30 p.m. Frankenstein, after a sell-out run at the National Theatre, went on to win awards including the 2012 Olivier Award for Best Actor for Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller. Tickets are $18 for adults, $13 students, $2 off for Orcas Center members, and may be purchased at www.orcascenter.org or by calling 376-2281 ext. 1
Contributions of candy to help with Halloween trick or treating at OPAL Bonnie Brae may be dropped off at the OPAL office on the corner of Lover’s Lane and Enchanted Forest Road. Bonnie Brae is a main Halloween location for island children. Donations may also be made to the OPAL office by check towards the purchase of Halloween candy (PO Box 1133, Eastsound).