Healthy Halloween

  1. Updates

Join us for fun, games and enter to win a fabulous Jack-o-lantern or carved pumpkin! 

Take those costumes for a test drive and bring the family to NW 23rd Avenue for a "Healthy Halloween" October 30th!
• Come in for a healthy treat and shop great deals along NW 23rd from Burnside to Vaughn all day
• Awesome face painting (complements Style Ink) and watch master pumpkin carvers (Tom Ziemann & Tim Pate) demonstrate their skills culminating with a raffle and take home the final spooky creation
• Stop by Playworks for fun games and give them a high-five for being selected as a featured nonprofit in the 2010 Willamette Week Give!Guide
• Take the street car or enjoy complementary parking at Legacy Good Samaritan garages 1, 2 & 3 (entrances on NW Northrup, NW Marshall and NW Kearney streets)

Enter our raffle for an incredible Jack-o-lantern by Tom Ziemann or carved masterpiece by Tim Pate.

Wow your friends & neighbors with the most amazing pumpkins in the neighborhood!

Tickets: $5 each / Five for $20.

Can be purchased here (until 4pm 10/30) or at the event.

Drawing will be held at 4:15pm 10/30 at Playworks, 1507 NW 23rd Avenue.

Disclaimer: Winner must be available for pick-up at 4:30 pm. Thank you!

We are pleased to have the following Healthy Halloween Business Partners:
BeeZoo Exchange, 2390 NW Thurman Street
Blush Beauty Bar, 513 NW 23rd Avenue
Chase Bank, 920 NW 23rd Avenue
Ellington, 1533 NW 24th Avenue
Fit Right NW, 2258 NW Raleigh Street
Food Front, 2375 NW Thurman Street 
Laurelwood, 2327 NW Kearney Street
Let It Bead, 1426 NW 23rd Avenue
Mako the Childrens Shop, 732 NW 23rd Avenue
Multnomah County Library, 2300 NW Thurman Street
New Renaissance Bookshop, 1338 NW 23rd Avenue
Playworks, 1507 NW 23rd Ave, Ste A
Sanctuary of Portland, 1536 NW 23rd Avenue
Santa Fe Taqueria, 831 NW 23rd Avenue
Starbucks, 1311 NW 23rd Avenue
Style Ink Salon & Tatoo, 1515 NW 23rd Avenue
U.S. Bank, 1001 NW 23rd Avenue

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