Valley Community Church presents "yesterFEST," an old time autumn festival, that will take place from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 31, at Valley Community Church, 4455 Del Valle Pkwy. There will be food, activities, games and entertainment. Admission is free with a canned food donation. Call 846-6622, ext. 10, or visit www.valleycommunitychurch.org. "Dead Time Dreams" Haunted House will be open from 7-10 p.m., until Oct. 31, at Stoneridge Shopping Center, located in the parking lot near Macy's and Sears. Admission is $10. Pirates of Emerson-Haunting Fields will also be open until Oct. 31 and is located at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave. Admission is $20 and is not recommended for children under 13. Call (510) 657-2121 or visit www.PiratesofEmerson.com. Spooky poems will be read by teens followed by a special reading by a guest poet from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 31, at the Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave. Open mic will follow (spooky poems welcome); Halloween costumes are optional. Cost is $5 and students free with ID. Call 931-4848 or visit www.firehousearts.org.
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Halloween activities for all ages
— Amory Gutierrez