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On the List | Capitol Hill trick or treating, 2019 Polish Bazaar, candy buy-back

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Hilloween is upon us where all kinds of things go bump in the night. Weather for the evening is supposed to be in the mid to low 40s so pick a warm costume! The good news is that it seems unlikely to rain. For inspiration, check out some of the costumes CHS spotted around Pike/Pine over the weekend, or you can dig through the CHS Hilloween archives.

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WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30:  Today is National Candy Corn Day.  Candy corn was created in the late 1800s by George Renniger of Wunderle Candy Company.  So, if there is a day to indulge in the strange triangular yellow, orange, and white sugar pills, today is that day.

THURSDAY, Oct. 31: Capitol Hill’s trick or treat hot zone will be busy again this year. You’ll find amazing decorations and spooky characters up and down the streets along E Aloha. Bring your little ghosts and goblins but make sure you have a good transportation plan — parking is limited and the streets will be crowded with trick or treaters:

If you need a Halloween party then the Corvus Halloween Party might be the place for you.  Guaranteed to be spooky and prizes for best costumes. KEXP Abbie and Atticus will be DJing. Corvus and Co.  8 PM – 2 AM.

For those who are not into the Halloween spirit, but love knitting, you should think about attending the Newbie Knitters Meetup group where they unwind over caffeinated drinks and some munchables.  Ada’s Technical Books and Cafe, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM.

FRIDAY, Nov. 1: Meghan Daum, author of The Problem with Everything: My Journey Through the New Culture Wars will be engaging in conversation with Katie Herzog, a writer for The Stranger.  The book discusses identity politics, the gender wage gap, and even looks at the divide between Gen Xers and Millennials. She is the author of five books and her last book, The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion, won the 2015 PEN Center USA Award for creative non-fiction.  The Elliot Bay Book Company, 7 PM.

FRIDAY, Nov. 1:  Looking for some sound and thunder?  The people who brought you Lemonade, the summer day party series, is introducing what they call Lemonade’s OG cousing – Possi Party.  They’re promising the place will be shaking. Fred Wildlife Refuge, 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM.

SATURDAY – SUNDAY, Nov. 2 – Nov. 3:  The Women’s Polish Club, Kolo Pan, invites you to join them at the 2019 Polish Bazaar.  Sample authentic Polish cuisine and enjoy the entertainment. Polish Home, 12 PM – 6 PM.

SUNDAY, Nov. 3:  Not a fan of your kids sticking sugary masses into their mouths until they’re sick – and perhaps want to give them an education in basic economics?  Dr. Keith Wong will be exchanging unopened treats for $1 a pound. In addition, kids will receive goodie bags filled with items to promote good dental health.  This year, Dr. Wong is working with Rocket Taco and the candy is being used for Operation Gratitude’s holiday care packages. Rocket Taco, 12 PM – 3 PM.

For those of age (21-years and older) wanting to find that perfect, but eerily dark, gift check out the Macabre Market – a pop-up event for vendors.  There will be 10+ vendors there, including Alaina Arts, Crows Crystal Creations, and Raven Mad Designs. The Mercury, 2 PM – 7 PM.

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