• The Clintonish Knitters meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday and from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church.
• A legislative forum addressing children’s issues will begin at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 236 Seventh Ave. South. A light meal starts at 5:30 p.m. and the legislative forum will start at 6 p.m.
Organizers have asked legislators to come prepared to answer questions regarding children's issues. Attendees can submit questions beforehand by emailing them to email@example.com.
• Season finale — Fall color Blue Heron Cruise at 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Rock Creek Marina and Campground. Call 259-1876 for free reservations.
• Downtown trick-or-treat activities will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Downtown businesses will be open and will pass out candy to children.
• The annual Halloween House of Wonders will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Eagle Point Lodge.
Children are invited to come dressed in costume and trick-or-treat in activity-themed rooms decorated by area businesses. This event is for children ages 10 and younger.
Cost is $2 per person. Proceeds go to the YWCA Children-at-Risk and Make-A-Wish Foundation.
• The Soaring Eagle Nature Center will host a Fall Fest at 4 p.m. The event will include hot dogs, chips and smores at the nature barn, and also a wagon ride around Sawmill Museum.
Donations are accepted.
• Timber Lake Playhouse will present a one-night-only interactive viewing of the 1975 film, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” at 9 p.m. Saturday.
In addition to the screening, TLP will also have a costume contest and themed concessions as a part of the festivities. The costume contest will have first, second and third place prizes.
Tickets are $15 each.
• Haunted Mill at the Sawmill Museum from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• Clinton’s Mardi Gras Halloween Parade is set to hit the streets for the 64th time.
The parade will start at 6 p.m. Monday, beginning at the Clinton County Courthouse and continuing south on Second Street to Fifth Avenue South, where it will turn west one block and then north again on Third Street, ending at Clinton Park at the corner of Fourth Avenue South and Third Street.
More than 100 floats are expected to be included in the parade. The rain date is Tuesday.
• Clinton’s regular trick-or-treat activities will take place from 6 to 8 p.m.
• The Sawmill Museum will host trick-or-treat activities from 3 to 5 p.m.
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