JapanMarine Corps Air Station Iwakuni
A Halloween costume party hosted by the Single Marine Program will be held at the Hornet’s Nest from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. The best costume wins a voucher for a free trip to Tokyo in 2008. For more information, call 253-3585.
For children and teenagers, the Youth and Teen Center is sponsoring a Halloween Jam costume party from 5 to 7:15 p.m. Saturday for children age 10 to 12. A party for teens 13 to 18 will be held from 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. Saturday. Admission and food is free, and prizes will be given for the best costume. For more information, contact Mrs. Williams at 253-4803
Misawa Air Base
On Friday, the Weasels’ Den Harvest Festival takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. There will be a costume contest and games and prizes for the whole family. Events include a pumpkin toss, cake walk, Frisbee throw, balloon stomp, needle-in-the-haystack search, a costume contest, tricycle adult races, and more. Call the Weasels’ Den at 226-9378 or Lunney Youth Center at 226-3220 for more information.
The 2nd annual Halloween Ball will be held at the Tohoku Ballroom Saturday for all ranks 18 and older. There will be a live DJ, a best-costume contest, food and prizes. Members attend for free; the charge for nonmembers is $10.
Sasebo Naval Base
A pre-teen Halloween costume party will be held on base on Oct. 31.
The event is free and will include trick-or-treating, monster freeze dance and a costume party.
The party’s registration deadline is on Monday. For the location and more information, call 252-2908.
Fright Night, featuring a haunted house and carnival, is Saturday at the gymnasium at the Hario housing area. The event includes food, games and prizes.
The Hario Teen Center will have its Haunted Halloween Bash at 7 p.m. Friday.
There will be food, games and prizes. Bus transportation for the bash will be provided from main base to Hario. For more information, call 252-3797.
Yokosuka Naval Base
A Family Spook ‘n’ Bowl will be held Sunday at Yokosuka Bowling Center. Two family glow-bowling sessions with themed music and decorations are scheduled. Special prizes will be awarded to any participant in a costume. When the “Zombie” frame is announced, anyone in a designated lane and bowling a strike wins a prize. For more information, call 243-5158.
There will be a Halloween Story Time at the base library at Building H-12 on the corner of Green and 3rd Streets. The event will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday for toddlers and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday for all ages. Get their costumes ready and bring the children for a kid-friendly Halloween storytime. The library will have treats.
Anyone wearing a costume to the Benny Decker Theater on Tuesday will get free admission to “Mr. Bean’s Holiday,” starting at 5:30 p.m., or “The Invasion,” beginning at 8:30 p.m.
The Running Scared Halloween Fun Walk will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday in front of Thew Gym. Bring your children out to this spooktacular event hosted by MWR Fitness. Take a walk along the seawall and enjoy treats at each station. There will be a costume contest at the end of the walk, with goodies awarded to all. Prizes will be awarded to best costumes. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.
For single sailors, the 5th annual Fear Factor Eating Contest will be held at 8 p.m. Halloween night in the Spectrum Center. Test your gut by eating and drinking extreme Asian-inspired foods. Prizes will be given for the top three contestants. Sign up in Spectrum to reserve a spot.
Yokota Air Base
Trick-or-treating will take place at Yokota from 6 to 8 p.m. on Halloween. All visitors to the base must be invited guests of SOFA identification card holders and must be escorted at all times. SOFA members may escort up to 10 visitors at one time.
Entry to the base will be allowed only through Fussa Gate and the East Gate. All visitors over the age of 16 must bring photo identification with them to establish nationality.
Japanese employees are allowed to escort up to three children between the ages of 4 and 12 on base from 5 to 9 p.m. However, they must bring with them the form from the October edition of the Japanese Fuji Flyer, which must be filled out and given to Security Forces upon entering the base.
Yokota also will be hosting a variety of Halloween-related events throughout the week leading up to Halloween itself.
The Enlisted Club will have a Halloween Party from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Friday in the Spectrum Lounge. The Officers’ Club will have a party the same evening, beginning at 5 p.m. Both events are free for club members and cost $10 for nonmembers.
On Saturday, the Yokota Youth Centers will hold a Masquerade Ball at the Taiyo Community Center from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is $5 for club members and $8 for nonmembers.
The Yokota Library also will have a Halloween party for children on Tuesday from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
On Camp Kinser, trick-or-treating on Halloween will go from 6 to 9 p.m for American and local children. SOFA members can invite two non-SOFA families up to a total of eight people.
Guests should enter and exit the base from Gates 4 and 5 and all non-SOFA children must be accompanied by a sponsor and their parents at all times.
Guests will be able to park in the empty parking lot behind Tower 868 and 869 and in the field on Day Drive next to the camp medical center.
For safety and fire issues, all trick-or-treat visitors will be issued chem-lights as they enter the base.
The upper camp area will be off-limits to non-SOFA personnel.
Camps Foster and Lester
On Camp Foster and Camp Lester, trick-or-treating on Halloween will run from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the housing areas and is open only to SOFA-status children.
Camp Foster will host the second annual Trunk-or-Treat on Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. for SOFA and non-SOFA children. Local nationals should enter Camp Foster through Gate 4 for this event. No gate passes will be issued for Halloween
Also, Camp Foster will host the Haunted House Saturday and Sunday for SOFA personnel and Tuesday for all island-wide. It will be open from 6 to 9 p.m. Admission is free, but base officials are asking that people donate a bag of individually wrapped candy that will then be passed out at Trunk-or-Treat.
Kadena Air Base
In Kadena residential areas, Halloween trick-or-treating will run from 6 to 8 p.m. Local nationals must have a sponsor and an authenticated letter allowing entry. Those interested in bringing groups of trick-or-treaters from off base must submit a request for escorted entry to 18th Security Forces Squadron Pass and ID at Gate 1 by Monday.
Guests will be allowed on base from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m., and sponsors must give base-entry letters and base passes to the gate guards as guests depart the base.
Sponsors may bring guests through Gates 1, 2, 3 or 6. Authenticated letters from Pass and ID will serve as the pass and must be maintained by the sponsor. Off-base trick-or-treaters will be restricted to residential areas.
Speed limits in all housing areas will be 15 kph from 5 to 9 p.m. that evening. Security forces members will be out to enforce the speed limits.
The 18th Communications Squadron will have a haunted house at the rear of Building 3136. The house will be open from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Admission will be $5 for ages 11 to adult, $3 for ages 6 to 10 and free for kids 5 and under.
On Halloween, trick-or-treating on Camp Courtney will run from 6 to 8 p.m. for SOFA-status children only.
On Halloween, trick-or-treating will run from 6 to 8 p.m. for SOFA status children and from 7 to 8 p.m. for local national children.
Participation by local nationals is being limited to 200 third-grade students and their parents. SOFA-status personnel also can sign in guests after 6:45 p.m. They will not be allowed to sign guests into the camp before 6:45 p.m. without written permission from the camp commander, and requests must be submitted to camp services by Friday.
KoreaCamp Red Cloud
Camp Red Cloud’s Pear Blossom Cottage will host a buffet, trick-or-treating and a costume contest from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday in Building S-16. For more information, call 732-7168.
Better Opportunities for Single and unaccompanied Soldiers will host a costume party at Camp Red Cloud’s Mitchell’s Club at 10 p.m. Friday; it will host costume parties at 10 p.m. Saturday at the Camp Casey and Camp Stanley Gateway Clubs. For more information, call 732-9190.
A “Spooky Hallow” haunted house and other Halloween-themed entertainment and refreshments for youngsters is set for 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday in the parking lot next to the post bowling center.
Call DSN 754-8257 for more information.
Osan Air Base
The base teen center is hosting a haunted house. Charge is $2 per person. It will operate from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Call DSN 784-1492 for more information.
The “Ghoulish Gallop Halloween Trot” 5K run and walk is set for 6 p.m. Saturday at the base gym. Glo-sticks will be provided for safety, but participants should bring their own reflective belts. Prizes will be awarded for the most creative costume. Call DSN 784-5568 for more information.
Trick-or-treating hours are 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Osan Air Base, but is restricted to Mustang Valley Village and Seoraksan Tower.
Base officials advise that children should not eat any candy until they return home and have their parents inspect it.
Trick-or-treaters should wear bright colors or have reflective tape on their costumes, and parents should use flashlights or illumination sticks for safety while escorting children, base officials said.
Call the 51st Security Forces Squadron at DSN 784-2771 or 784-4226 for more information.
Trick-or-treating at Camp George and Camp Walker is set for Oct. 27 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. Call DSN 768-8070 or 768-8072 for more information.
Yongsan Garrison, Hannam Village
Tricking-or-treating at Yongsan Garrison and Hannam Village will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the housing areas.
A Halloween alternative event with candy, face painting, inflatable jumpers, singing and balloons will be held during the same hours at the Hannam Village ball field.
No scary costumes are allowed at the event.