THIS WEEKEND: Loteria Grill, D'Cache, Free Jamba, Yellow Balloon, Stuntacular, Lollipop Dreams, Zombie Zumba, Chipotle, LA Zoo, Halloween Festivities and more in the 818

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Here’s some choice events for all ages happening this Halloween Weekend. Also, don’t forget the local neighborhood yard haunts and more spooky affairs! Have a safe and happy Halloween. Trick or Treat!

LOTERIA GRILL ALL WEEKEND HAPPY HOUR: Celebrate Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos with an all weekend happy hour for everyone in costume.  Special Happy Hour menu and drinks are half off. 12050 Ventura Blvd.Studio City 818.508.5300

FREE SPOOKY JAMBA SMOOTHIE: Get into the Halloween spirit with a special deal on Jamba Juice’s spookiest smoothie – the Pumpkin Smash.  Stop by Jamba Juice October 29-31 to pick up a Pumpkin Smash smoothie and get a second one FREE! Click here for the coupon.

D’CACHE BLOODY SANGRIA: Celebrate at  D’Cache and get a Bloody Sangria on the house from 8-9pm on Saturday, October 30.  The party on the patio goes until 2 am.  Wear a costume if you dare…and you might win a prize! Rumba and enjoy latin fusion cuisine all night long. D’Cache 10717 Riverside Dr. Toluca Lake

BOORITO 2010: Help raise $1 million for Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution with Boorito 2010 at Chipotle. Come in on Halloween after 6pm dressed as a horrifying processed food product and receive a burrito, bowl, salad, or an order of tacos filled with freshly cooked, naturally raised ingredients for only $2.

ZOMBIE ZUMBA: Did you always dream about being in Michael Jackson’s Thriller video? You know you have! Pilates Sports Center in Encino invites you to join teacher Kadee and bring your kids to a special family friendly Halloween Zumba class featuring “Thriller” choreography. Feel free to dress up! Saturday Oct 30. 10am-11am $20. Pilates Sports Center, 16430 Ventura Blvd Suite 100, Encino, CA (818) 788-8112.

GET GOOPY: The Yellow Balloon hosts World of Wonder from 10am-1pm on October 31 for a Halloween morning of truly goopy spooky fun for 12 months and up!Sit and play with W.O.W. plus get a goopy goody bag for only $10. Receive $5 off a Yellow Balloon Hair cut when you mention “Get Goopy!” 12448 Ventura Blvd Studio City, CA, 91604 Visit WOW at and The Yellow Balloon at

RIVERSIDE DRIVE FALL FESTIVAL: Get ready for the best and biggest  fall festival ever at Riverside Drive Elementary on October 30 from 11am-5pm. Nickelodeon star Jeff Sutphen (Brainsurge)  is the grand host his year — featuring a festival with new games, rides, a spooky haunted house, great food, live bands, DJ and dancing!! 13061 Riverside Drive Sherman Oaks 91423 Free Admission.

WOODLAKE AVENUE ELEMENTARY MONSTER BASH AND TRUNK-OR-TREAT:. Elementary School Monster Bash and Trunk-or-Treat: Carnival games, haunted house, entertainment, food, and fun. Admission is $5 per person and game/food tickets are available for purchase at the gate. All proceeds benefit the Woodlake PTSA to fund art, science, PE, computer, and other programs for Woodlake’s students.

MONSTER BASH: It’s Lollipop Dream’s first Monster Bash on Saturday, October 30 from 11am-1pm.Become a mad scientist and create your own slime. Play some fun Halloween games and feed everyone some spooky Halloween treats. Lollipop Dream Westfield Fashion Square Mall 14006 Riverside Drive, Ste 122 Sherman Oaks 818-981-7446

A HOWL-WEEN IN BURBANK: Trick or Treat in Downtown Burbank for kids and K-9s. Parents are invited to bring their kids for an early evening of trick-or-treating from 4-7pm. Downtown Burbank merchants will provide free treats from store-to-store. At 6pm, there will be a pet parade for Dogs in Costume. Pet owners are encouraged to bring along their favorite costumed K-9 dressed for the 3rd Annual Downtown Dog Parade on the AMC Walkway at San Fernando & Palm. All well-behaved pets are welcome.

HALLOWEEN STUNT-ACULAR: The 7th Annual Halloween Stuntacular is a free stunt show  consisting of 150 professional stunt men and women to  help the Make A Wish Foundation. Sat & Sun, Oct 30 & Oct 31 – Westfield Fashion Square, Riverside and Woodman, Sherman Oaks parking lot behind Ross. Raffles, prizes and fun! Showtimes are at 5pm, 6pm, 7pm, 8pm.

BOO AT THE L.A. ZOO: Have a wild, spooky and safe Halloween at the Los Angeles Zoo. Trick-or-Treat throughout the zoo and watch animals Stomp-N-Chomp pumpkins too! Discover eerie entertainment, tasty treats, spooky crafts, and ghoulish games on your journey through the Zoo. Creepy Creauture Encounter, Jim Gamble Witches Brew Puppet Show, Terrell and Takako Variety Show.  Children 12 and under in costume get a dollar off admission!  Sat & Sun, Oct 30th & 31, 10am – 4 pm L.A. Zoo, 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles

HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST: North Hills Shopping Center invites all kids, teens and adults to show off your costume creativity. Prizes will be awarded in kids, young adults and adult categories.Don’t have a costume? Come out and support your friends. There will be face painting, music, games, candy, FREE samples, coupons and much more! Participating Vendors: Fitness Unlimited, Starbucks, Fatburger, L.A.Pizza, Baja Fresh, Newberry School of Beauty, See’s Candy, The Regency and more. Saturday, October 30, 12pm-3pm. The front parking lot of The Regency (aka Mann 9) Movie Theater. 16836 Devonshire St.  Granada Hills, CA 91344

SPOOKY VILLAGE AT GELSONS CALABASAS: It’s the 13th annual Spooky Village on Saturday, October 30  from 3 pm to 6 pm.  Free face painting, fun prizes, arts and crafts, trick-or-treating and live music. 22277 Mulholland Drive, Calabasas.

A SCARY GOOD TIME IN GLENDALE: Presented by Kids Club at The Americana at Brand, it’s all fun and no fright for kids. Wear your favorite costume and take home ghostly candy and enjoy spook-tacular entertainment! Plus, face painters, balloon artists and a costume parade!Sunday, October 31 12 – 2pm.

HALLOWEEN IN  OLD PASADENA: Spooktacular activities throughout the district include a pumpkin hunt, kids Halloween craft center, costumed characters, Halloween moon bounces, live ghoulish music, scary animal and bug show-and-tell, kid-friendly haunted house, store-to-store trick-or-treating and much more! The celebration begins, Saturday, October 30 at 1pm for Old Pasadena’s first family Halloween Celebration at Central Park. Pumpkin hunt, scary animal and critter show-and-tell, Halloween moon bounces, and roaming costumed characters for photo opportunities. Come early as the first 200 in attendance will receive a free caramel apple. On Sunday, October 31  over 75 stores and restaurants in Old Pasadena open their doors for free store-to-store trick-or-treating.  Go to One Colorado Courtyard for free haunted professional photoswww. or call 626.356.9725

GET SPOOKY WITH THE WEST VALLEY BOYS & GIRLS CLUB: The Annual Halloween Haunted House event,= will be held at the Club, 7245 Remmet Ave. in Canoga Park, from 6 to 9 p.m. on October 29 and 30. It’s a safe and festive way for young people and their families to celebrate the holiday.  Haunted House, food, games, music, entertainment, and prizes — and  a Thriller dance record competition. For the little ones, a Funhouse will be a special attraction. Tickets are $5 each advance, $7 at the door. Tickets are available by calling Diane Jones or Ruben Rodriguez at the Club (818-610-1054), or via email,

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