Fall into autumn

Northeast Times fall events

Paint pump­kins at loc­al church

Im­manuel Luther­an Church will host a Fall Com­munity Cel­eb­ra­tion on Sunday, Oct. 20. Loc­ated at 1013 Cottman Ave., the cel­eb­ra­tion will fea­ture pump­kin paint­ing, apple bob­bing, games and more. The 10 a.m. wor­ship ser­vice will be fol­lowed by cel­eb­ra­tion from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free. For in­form­a­tion, call 215-342-8203. ••

Fall Fest­iv­al is Oct. 19

The next Friends of Over­ing­ton Park event will be their Fall Fest­iv­al from noon to 3 p.m. on Sat­urday, Oct. 19. 

The park at Or­tho­dox and Leiper streets will have a pump­kin patch, a craft pro­ject, pret­zels, games and, of course, candy for every­one. ••

Trick-or-treat trail 

BJ’s Whole­sale Club on Red Li­on Road will house a “Trick or Treat Hal­loween Trail” from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sat­urday, Oct. 26. 

Em­ploy­ees will be sta­tioned around the club to hand out candy to neigh­bor­hood chil­dren dur­ing each half-hour trail tour. Kids also will have a chance to paint pump­kins un­til 2 p.m. 

Club mem­ber­ship is not re­quired for this event, however non­mem­bers who want to shop at the club must sign up for a free 60-day tri­al mem­ber­ship. ••

Hal­loween fun for kids 

“Hal­loween Fun for Kids” is at St Luke’s Church on Sat­urday, Oct. 19. 

The day of activ­it­ies will in­clude crafts and snacks. Cost is $5 per child. Re­ser­va­tions are re­com­men­ded by Oct. 18. The church is loc­ated at 1946 Welsh Road. For more in­form­a­tion, call 215-205-3491. ••

Hal­loween parade is Oct. 26

The East Chel­ten­ham Com­munity Coun­cil presents its an­nu­al Hal­loween Parade on Sat­urday Oct. 26. 

The parade starts at the Gos­pel of Grace Church park­ing lot on the corner of Cent­ral and Myrtle Av­en­ues at 1:30 p.m. In the case of rain, the event will take place in the cafet­er­ia in the Row­land Com­munity Cen­ter. All par­ti­cipants will re­ceive a goody bag. ••

Fall clean-up and tree giveaway

On Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Friends of Over­ing­ton Park, Or­tho­dox and Leiper streets, will be con­duct­ing their Love Your Park fall clean-up, Frank­ford tree giveaway and a garden­ing work­shop. ••

Send your au­tumn activ­it­ies to the North­east Times at pronews@bsmphilly.com.

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