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City of Merced schedules several Halloween events

The city of Merced said its Parks and Community Services Department, along with the Merced Police Department, the Merced Zoological Society and the Merced Boys and Girls Clubs are co-sponsoring several Halloween events.

The activities are scheduled over the weekend and on Halloween.

Volunteers will help at the events by providing games, music and other entertainment.

The events are:

Trunk or Treat: 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, 755 W. 15th St., between the Senior Community Center and the Boys & Girls Club parking lot. $1, children, $2 for 13 years and up.

Zoo Boo: 6 to 8:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Oct. 23 and 24, trick or treat in the Haunted Zoo at the Applegate Park Zoo, 1045 W. 25th St. $1, ages 2 and up.

Haunted House: 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26 through Saturday, Oct. 31 at McNamara Park, 1040 Canal St. $1 children, $2 ages 13 years and up.

Dime Carnival: Saturday, Oct. 24, 1 to 4 p.m. in the alley between Merced Civic Center and the MultiCultural Arts Center. Tickets are a dime.

For more information on the events, call the Parks and Community Services Department at (209) 385-6855.