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Erika's weekend picks: Run Scared, Slither & Scream and a Maker Day at MOHAI

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Erika Lee Bigelow writes in Seattle when not chauffeuring 3 kids and one dog to too many activities.

Run Scared, Sat 7:30-10:30 am. Seward Park. Get your costume on early this Halloween and run for a good cause. Event supports the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society with a pre-race treasure hunt, costume contest, kids dash and finish line fun. $40-45. $12 ages 18 and younger. runscared5k.com


Tricks, Treats & Science Feats, Sat 10-5. Pacific Science Center. Treats, creepy demonstrations and spooky science plus special planetarium and laser light shows. Included with admission. $19.75, $17.75 seniors, $14.75 ages 6-15, $11.75 ages 3-5. free ages 2 and younger. pacificsciencecenter.org


Slither & Scream, Sat 10-3. Cougar Mountain Zoo. Come visit some real creepy crawlers brought to the zoo by the NW Herpetological Society. Plus mini-lectures and special demonstrations. Included with admission. $12.50, $11.50 seniors, $9 ages 2-12. cougarmountainzoo.org


Dia de Muertos Festival, Sat/Sun Seattle Center Armory. FREE. Experience the Mexican traditions honoring the dearly departed with performances, crafts, sugar skulls, altars, food and more. seattlecenter.com


Maker Day: Costume & Prop Making, Sat 11-2 MOHAI. The last Saturday of this month is Halloween, which means the makers are making costumes! Learn new skills to build props and disguises. Adult supervision recommended. Included with admission. $17, $15 seniors, $14 students and military, free ages 14 and younger with an adult. mohai.org


Alice in Wonderland, Second Story Repertory, Redmond Sat/Sun 1 and 3 thru Nov 9th. Hop down the rabbit hole with Alice and into a fantasyland chock full of adventures. Talking creatures, crazy tea parties, tyrannical aristocracy and more. $10, $5 ages 3 and younger on Sundays. secondstoryrep.org

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