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There are more Halloween activities going on in the area this weekend than the Silver Spring Zombie Walk. Here’s a listing of some of them:

Saturday

Pumpkins and Power Tools, 10:30 a.m.-noon, $22 per class, Catylator Makerspace, 8121 Georgia Ave. Suite LL1

Costume Jam, Gwendolyn E. Coffield Community Recreation Center 2450 Lyttonsville Rd., K-Fifth graders, noon-2 p.m. Music, games, photo booth, moon bounce and more. Registration required, activity #28071

Academy Dog Training Halloween Party and Puppy Playground, noon-4 p.m. Food and drink available. 1921 Seminary Road

Monster Bash in Takoma Park 1-4 p.m. Games, music, costume parade and contest. 201 Ethan Allen Ave.

Double feature at AFI Silver Theatre. “The Thing From Another World” (not rated) and The Thing (rated R), 5 p.m. 8633 Colesville Rd.

Game of Thrones Halloween House Party, 6-11 p.m., Game of Thrones themed prix fixe dinner, DJ Right Touch and late-night Happy Hour 10 p.m., All Set Restaurant and Bar, 8630 Fenton St.

Japanese cult zombie horror film “Wild Zero” at Bump ‘n Grind, 7 p.m., 1200 East-West Highway. Free pint glass from Jailbreak Brewing Company.

The Illest Ingredient: Halloween Edition All Styles Battle and Costume Contest, DJ Baronhawk Poitier/DJ Mate Masie 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. $15 ($10 with Halloween Costume). Prize: $200 Location: Urban Artistry Dance Academy, 932 Philadelphia Ave. (third floor)

Sunday

Pumpkins and Power Tools, 12:30-2 p.m. and 3-4:30 p.m., $22 per class, Catylator Makerspace, 8121 Georgia Ave. Suite LL1

Dog Costume Party, 4 p.m. to dark, Ellsworth Urban Dog Park, 621 Ellsworth Dr.

Mike Diegel

Co-Founder/Editor at Source of the Spring
Mike Diegel, a founding member of Source of the Spring, is a Silver Spring advocate who has been appointed by the county executive to several committees and task forces. He currently is a member of the Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Committee. His background is in journalism and he earned a bachelor of arts in communications from McDaniel College. He is self-employed as a communications consultant and is an active volunteer with Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue. He has lived for more than 20 years in Northwood/Four Corners with his wife Trish and multiple Great Pyrenees dogs. He is better known around Silver Spring as the Guy with the Big White Dogs.
Halloween happenings this weekend