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SPRUCE UP YOUR PARK DAY

WHEN: 7 to 10 a.m. WHERE: West Wet­lands Park, 282 N. 12th Ave. GO­ING ON: The city of Yuma is hold­ing a morn­ing clean-up at the park, meet­ing at West Wet­lands’ Playa Linda Beach, just west of the so­lar gar­den INFO: Call (928) 373-5200

HOUSE­HOLD HAZ­ARDOUS WASTE

WHEN: 8 a.m. to noon WHERE: Yuma Civic Cen­ter, east park­ing lot, 1440 W. Desert Hills Drive GO­ING ON: Res­i­dents drive up, de­scribe the types of waste, fol­low in­struc­tions to sta­tions for un­wanted prod­ucts; no am­mu­ni­tion, pres­sur­ized gas, ra­dioac­tive waste, ex­plo­sives, pre­scrip­tion drugs or nee­dles ac­cepted INFO: Call the Pub­lic Works de­part­ment at 373-4500

ST. PAUL’S FOOD MIN­ISTRY

WHEN: 9 to 11 a.m. WHERE: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1550 S. 14th Ave. GO­ING ON: The Yuma Com­mu­nity Food Bank is sup­ply­ing St. Paul’s Episcopal Church with food items to of­fer to the pub­lic ev­ery other Satur­day

TRU­JILLO FAM­ILY FUNDRAISER

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: Sears Park­ing Lot, 3150 S. 4th Ave. GO­ING ON: Desert Cruis­ers Car Club and WINO Group have part­nered to have a car show to as­sist the Tru­jillo fam­ily with mount­ing med­i­cal ex­penses; food ven­dors, raf­fle prize draw­ings, 50/50, tro­phies awarded, var­i­ous types of ve­hi­cles and mo­tor­cy­cles on dis­play, DJ INFO: Con­tact Steve Mer­cado at ro­murkydo@road­run­ner.com

MINIA­TURE TRAIN RIDES

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: River­side Park, off Giss Park­way just below the prison GO­ING ON: Trains are large enough to carry both adults and chil­dren; learn a few things about the op­er­a­tion of a rail­road — two horn blast for start­ing, one blast to stop, three to go back­wards and two long, a short, and a long for grade cross­ings COST: $2 do­na­tion INFO: Con­tact Chuck Fin­nila at Livesteam­er­so­fyuma@ya­hoo.com

BOOK CLUB

WHEN: 10 a.m. WHERE: Foothills Li­brary, 13226 E. South Frontage Road GO­ING ON: Dis­cuss the book “Pat­tern in the Car­pet” by Mar­garet Drab­ble; all wel­come

A WREATH OF FLOW­ERS

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. WHERE: Somer­ton Li­brary, 240 Canal St. GO­ING ON: Cre­ate a wreath of flow­ers for Dia de Los Muer­tos (Day of the Dead); sup­plies pro­vided; free

DAR­REN SIM­MONS VISIT

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. WHERE: Foothills Li­brary, 13226 E. South Frontage Road GO­ING ON: A com­mu­nity meet­ing with Dis­trict 3 Yuma County Su­per­vi­sor Dar­ren Sim­mons; stop by to visit, ask ques­tions, voice con­cerns; free

SPOOKS, SPIR­ITS

WHEN: Noon WHERE: Her­itage Li­brary, 350 S. 3rd Ave. GO­ING ON: Learn more about lo­ca­tions in the Yuma area that are sup­pos­edly haunted, and the ghosts who haunt them; free

PAINTED SKULLS

WHEN: 1 p.m. WHERE: Well­ton Li­brary, 28790 San Jose Ave. GO­ING ON: Dec­o­rate a skull for Dia de Los Muer­tos or Hal­loween with paint, se­quins, gems; all ages wel­come

GUN RAF­FLE

WHEN: 1 p.m. WHERE: Sprague’s Sports, 345 W. 32nd St. GO­ING ON: Yuma Catholic High School’s 15th an­nual gun raf­fle; all win­ners will be drawn for a spe­cific firearm, but may use the value of that firearm at Sprague’s as store credit to choose an item that bet­ter suits their needs; pur­chase tick­ets at Sprague’s Sports or on­line at yu­macatholic.org/sup­port/gun­raf­fle; spon­sored by Sprague’s COST: $25 each or 10 for $200 INFO: Con­tact Pat Coo­ley at PCoo­ley@Keith­lyWil­liams.com or call (928) 920-5750

LIV­ING WITH SNAKES

WHEN: 2 to 4 p.m. WHERE: Foothills Li­brary, 13226 E. South Frontage Road GO­ING ON: Wildlife man­age­ment sci­en­tist Am­ber Mon­son will teach you how to pre­pare for your in­evitable snake en­counter; learn how to co-habi­tat as peace­fully as pos­si­ble with the snakes of the desert south­west; free

ZOM­BIE FUN RUN, WALK

WHEN: 6 p.m. WHERE: Desert Sun Sta­dium, 1280 Desert Sun Drive GO­ING ON: Prizes awarded for best zom­bie cos­tumes COST: Pre-reg­is­tra­tion $17 be­fore Oct. 11; $26 on-site INFO: Reg­is­ter on­line at Yu­maAZ. gov/park­san­drec

YUMA NIGHT­MARES HAUNTED HOUSE

WHEN: 7 to 10 p.m. (if there is no line, last en­try 9:20 p.m.) WHERE: 15485 S. Av­enue 4E, cor­ner of 4E and County 15-1/2 GO­ING ON: This is the big, scary haunted house out in the coun­ties; closed-toed shoes highly rec­om­mended, walk­ing in sand, not rec­om­mended for chil­dren un­der age 12; all pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit Habi­tat for Hu­man­ity; pre­sale tick­ets avail­able at Main Street Phys­i­cal Ther­apy, Habi­tat Re­store, 5 Star Sun­shades (Foothills) COST: VIP front of the line pre­sale tick­ets $7 Fri­days, $8 Satur­days; $9 at door (all ages) INFO: Visit yu­manight­mares.com or Face­book at Yuma Night­mares

MOVIE IN THE PARK

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Desert Sun Sta­dium, 1280 Desert Sun Drive GO­ING ON: A free show­ing of the movie “The In­cred­i­bles,” af­ter Zom­bie Run

MINIA­TURE TRAIN RIDES

(See Oct. 13)

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