Halloween carnival

The South School PTF will be holding its annual Halloween Carnival on Friday, Oct. 29 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at South School in Rockland. The carnival will feature a Haunted Cafeteria, new games, a fortune teller, face painting, a fun craft, guess the pumpkin’s weight, popcorn, cotton candy, cider and more. There will be a costume parade at 7 p.m. with awards given in multiple categories. Admission is free. Tickets will be $.25 each.

Benefit bean supper

WALDOBORO — The friends and family of Brian Miller of Washington will be hosting a bean supper on Saturday, Oct 30 at 4:30 p.m. The benefit supper will be held at the Soule-Shuman VFW Hall, 50 Mill Street in Waldoboro. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6 to 12 and under 6 is free. All proceeds will be used toward expenses for Brian Millers battle with renal cancer. For more information or to donate please contact Karen Morgan, 845-2763.
Hunter’s breakfast

APPLETON — The eighth-grade class will be having a hunter’s breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 30. Breakfast will be served from 4:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Appleton Village School. The price is $7 per person and $4.50 for children age 12 and under.

Haunted house

WARREN — The 2nd annual Warren Day “Spooktacular” Halloween Haunted House will be held on Sunday, Oct. 31 at Warren Odd Fellows, located on the corners of Routes 1 and 90. It will run from 3 to 8 p.m. and features games, food and family fun. Concessions with hot dogs and candy apples available. A Warren fire truck will be on display. Donations of $1 per person, free for those under 4 years old. All money raised will go to Warren Day. For more information call 542-7602.

Rockport Halloween parade and party

ROCKPORT — Put on a costume and join in the fun for the annual town of Rockport’s Halloween Party and Parade on Sunday, Oct. 31. Meet at the Rockport Post Officeat 5:45 p.m. for the parade which will be led by fire trucks down to the Opera House party. Meet a real fortune teller, play games, make crafts and have a fun and spooky time.This event is free and open to the public. For more information call the Rockport Pubic Library at 236-3642.

National MS Society Walk needs volunteers

FALMOUTH — The Greater New England Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is planning their 22nd annual awareness and fundraising walks in Maine. Ten walks throughout the state will take place in late April 2011. Volunteers are needed to join planning committees to help coordinate all aspects of the events.

Across the state, volunteer committees meet to plan and organize these walks beginning this fall to make sure that walk MS is an amazing event for all. They make sure there is plenty of food and drink, the route is safe, and the event is exciting and memorable for the walkers.

Walk MS will take place in 10 locations throughout the state: Androscoggin County, Augusta, Brewer/Bangor, Brunswick, Caribou, Camden, Ellsworth, greater Portland area, York County and Waterville.

Also, 2011 will be first year the Greater New England Chapter will bring fall walks to Maine. Next September, there will be walks in the Farmington and Belfast regions. For more information on how to join a planning committee, or for information on any of these 12 walks, please contact Bethany Porter, bethany.porter@nmss.org or 781-7960.

Halloween bash

CAMDEN — A Halloweeen bash featuring Creatures of Habit will be held Saturday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. Tickets available by calling 236-8786 or tmrsew@aol.com at the Camden Snow Bowl. BYOB. Cost: $10 advance, $12 at the door. Hosted by Mid-Coast Wrestling Club, supporting local youth, Hope, Appleton, Linconlville,Camden-Rockport Middle School and Camden Hills Regional High School teams.

Apple expert in Appleton

APPLETON — John Bunker, well known local heirloom apple expert, will speak on the History of Apples in Maine at the November meeting of the Appleton Historical Society, Monday, Nov.1 at 7 p.m.. The group will meet in Appleton’s new Mildred Stevens Library, at 2916 Sennebec Rd., across from Appleton town hall. The business portion of the meeting will begin at 7 p.m., and the evening’s program will begin by 7:30.
Got an old apple tree in the yard to identify? Bring unidentified apple varieties, and John may be able to identify them. Light refreshments will be served after the meeting. Remind a neighbor. Bring a friend.

Trunk or Treat

SOUTH THOMASTON — Harmony Bible Church will hold Trunk or Treat on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the parking area of the South Thomaston Town Office. Trunk or Treat is an event where people decorate their cars (and selves!) and park the vehicles with the trunks open. Children go from car to car receiving candy and playing a game or two. There will be an outdoor movie and hot chocolate. All are welcome to dress up and have fun.