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October 24, 2012

Things to do

CLINTON — Ongoing

• 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.

Thursday

• 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 grandparentsunited@mchsi.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.

Friday

• 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.

Saturday

• 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.

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