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Friday, Oct 22 2010 05:08 PM

Churches offer family-friendly Halloween events

By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

While some may be thinking of spooky haunts this time of year, many local churches are offering family-friendly events. Here are a few:

Saturday

Family Fun Festival, starts at noon, with bounce houses, obstacle courses, carnival games, food and more, including The Go Fish Guys in concert at 5 p.m. Concert tickets, $5. Calvary Bible Church, 48 Manor St., gocbc.org or 327-5921

Oct. 30

Harvest Carnival, noon to 4 p.m. with games, cake walk, prizes, costume contest and more. Bring a canned donation of food for admission. Also, accepting donations for nonperishable items to go toward the food drive. Family Christian Fellowship, 2001 S. K St., 805-6365

Oct. 31

Annual Harvest Festival, 5 to 8 p.m., with kids' rides, games and free hot dogs for children 12 and under. Activities for all ages. Canyon Hills Assembly of God Church, 7001 Auburn St., canyonhills.com

Harvest Festival, from 6 to 9 p.m., with a petting zoo, rock wall, cake walk, games, food, pony rides and more. Free. Celebration Church of the Northwest, 10011 Rosedale Highway, 589-0786

Annual Family Fun Fest, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., with music, carnival games, bounce houses, costume contest, tri-tip dinner and more. Brimhall Road Assembly of God, 10700 Brimhall Road, 589-5254

Trunk or Treat, 5 to 7 p.m., with hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy, games, bounce house and slide. Free. First Assembly of God, 4901 California Ave., 327-8446

Harvest Festival, 5 to 7:30 p.m., with free pony rides, hay rides, face painting, carnival games, cake walk and more. Crossover Church of Rosedale, 18210 Rosedale Highway, 589-5567

Family Fun Night, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., with carnival games, rock climbing wall, glow room, bounce houses, paintball shoot, food and more. $2 per person. Olive Drive Church, 5500 Olive Drive, 393-8210

Trunk 'n Treat, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., with games, inflatables and food. Barbecue steak sandwich dinners: $7.50, advance; $10, at the event. $5 for wristband for unlimited fun on the inflatables. Olive Knolls Church, 6201 Fruitvale Ave., 399-3303

Trunk or Treat, 5 to 7 p.m., with hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy, games, bounce house and slide. Free. First Assembly of God, 4901 California Ave., 327-8446

Harvest Festival, 6 to 8:30 p.m., with candy, prizes, food and more. The Oaks Community Church, 10200 Campus Park Drive, 663-3888

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