2020 Virtual Community Halloween Party

FREE! A great way to enjoy Halloween in these time of COVID-19 restrictions.

Saturday, October 31

Registration is required.


Click on "Register here" button. Select "Children and Youth Programs and Workshops". Register for all the activities that are of interest to you.


Zoom into the Halloween Simcoe Street Sidewalk Yoga!

8:50 - 9:10 a.m.

This physical distancing Simcoe Street Yoga started in mid-March and has been running daily throughout the pandemic. Let’s see how many streets of Old Ottawa East we can get to participate!

Join us from your home or from your driveway. Standup exercises only (no mat required). Feel free to dress up in your costume or wear Halloween accessories! A Zoom link will be provided to all who register.


Creepy Storytime with Lauren Kremer

2:00 - 2: 30 p.m., Mildly Frightening: 4 to 6 yrs

2:30 - 3:00 p.m., Simply Spine-Chilling: 7 to 12 yrs


Do you like to be scared? Register for one of our zoom sessions to hear a scary story.

Scary readings by CAG's After-school program supervisor, Lauren Kremer.


Zombie makeup tutorial by Samantha Caldwell

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

An easy makeup tutorial for both kids and adults. Come join to learn how to do easy zombie makeup in less than 1 hour! Kits will be delivered until quantities last. Please reserve your spot by October 28, 2020. A Zoom link will be provided to all who register.

About Samantha
Samantha is not only a resident of old Ottawa east but also a makeup artist with more than 30 years of experience. Most of her work can be seen on television. Movies of the week, children’s shows and dramas. Halloween is her favourite time of year and she looks forward to transforming you all into zombies with an easy tutorial.


Spooktacular Costume Showcase

6:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Halloween is fantastic because everyone gets dressed up. This year, our opportunities to wear a costume or have a costume party are few and far between. Hosted by MCs Nivethine Mahendran and Tyler Downey, this Zoom Costume Showcase provides an opportunity for neighbours and friends to join a virtual community halloween party. We invite you to join us in large numbers! Show us your great costume ideas and work. Tell us about your choice, how you made your costume. Let's see how many we can get to join in the group photo! A Zoom link will be provided to all who register.


Spooktacular Hallowe’en BINGO!

As a trick or treat alternative, print out one of our Hallowe’en BINGO cards and let your kids roam the neighbourhood searching for items in your neighbour’s decorations.  If they spot enough to achieve a BINGO, reward them with candy when they get home!  Register to receive your BINGO card!


Door-House Decorating Competition

Make the neighbourhood SPOOKILY festive by entering our house decorating competition. Participants are asked to register to be entered in a draw to win a great prize!


Pumpkin Carving Competition

Whether you make your pumpkin scary, silly, or beautiful, show off your carving skills with our pumpkin carving competition. Participants are asked to register to be entered in a draw to win a great prize!


Boo Your Neighbour!

Surprise a neighbour with a little gift or treat left anonymously!

CAG Volunteers

CAG community events and activities are volunteer-based. From summer BBQs at Brantwood Park to the Main Event and Winter Party in the Park, volunteers make our events dynamic and successful. If you are interested in volunteering, we invite you explore our volunteer opportunities.

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  • Winter Party in the Park. Photo by Jim Lamont