Fundraisers Will Help Local Outdoor Learning, Breast Cancer Research and Boy Scouts | Arts & Culture
Meet Birds of Prey Up Close At the Fall Harvest Festival
West Valley Outdoor Learning Center, located at 8706 E. Upriver Dr., is hosting their first Fall Harvest Festival tomorrow, October 22nd. It’s a full day of events including pumpkin painting for those creative minds out there.
It’s a family friendly event with harvest games, local musicians and a chance to learn about hawks and owls. Handlers will be on-location with birds of prey so you see them up close.
Festivities begin at 10 a.m. and last until 3 p.m. There is a suggested $5 donation. All proceeds will help the Outdoor Learning Center for future events.
Take a Haunted Hike for Boy Scouts
Violators will be subject to terror during the 6th annual haunted hike hosted by the Inland Northwest Boy Scouts of America. Every year, they host a ½ mile hike through Dishman Hills Park. Not only are you getting fresh fall air on October 28th, 7-10 p.m., and 29th, 5-10 p.m., but you’re helping out the organization.
General admission is $6, but is $1 off if you bring three or more cans of food or cash donation to benefit 2nd Harvest.
There’s a kiddie hike for those that frighten easily on Saturday as well from 2-4 p.m.
Balloons to Take Flight for Breast Cancer
It’s a moment to think about those who have survived and loss the battle of breast cancer. Paul Mitchell the School, based in Spokane, will be releasing more than 100 balloons for breast cancer awareness on Saturday, October 22nd.
They’re launching the balloons around 4:30 p.m. from their parking lot at 15303 E. Sprague Ave., Suite C. Balloons can be bought for $2 each. Proceeds will be given to the Susan B. Komen Foundation.
To buy a balloon, call (509) 924-7454. So far, they’ve sold about 70 balloons.
West Valley City School Will Host Haunted House
A weekend haunted house will support school field trips and help more students go. On the weekend of October 28th and 29th, a constructed haunted house will frighten neighbors, but it's for a good cause.
Tickets cost $5 if bought prior to October 26th. Tickets at the door cost $7 each