• 7 things to do this weekend: Oct. 18- 20

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    1. Walk for a cure, Seattle. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Seattle. Gas Works Park, Seattle. Saturday. 8:30 a.m.- noon. KIRO 7 morning anchor and breast cancer survivor Michelle Millman will host the area's largest Making Strides Walk at Gas Works Park. Funds raised will help breast cancer patients, survivors and caregivers through every step of their cancer experience. Follow the link here for more event details. 

    2. Walk for a cure, South Puget Sound. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Thurston County. Saturday. Thomas W. Huntamer Park, Lacey. Check-in at 9 a.m., walk starts at 10 a.m. Join KIRO 7 South Sound reporter Shelby Miller at Making Strides of Thurston County. The sooner you get started, the more money you can raise. The more money you raise, the more incentive prizes you earn. So register early and get ready for a great fundraising season. Follow the link here for more event details. 

    3. Seattle pet benefit and gala. Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation Furevermore Fundraising Gala. Saturday. Nordic Museum, Ballard. Starts at 6 p.m.  Join KIRO 7's Tracy Taylor for a night in honor and celebration of making dreams come true for Seattle's shelter animals. It's a fundraiser, but it's also a party filled with games, silent and live auctions, delicious food, drink and camaraderie with fellow animal lovers. All funds raised at this event are critical and essential for every animal that comes to the Seattle Animal Shelter. Follow the link here for more event details. 

    4. Water park Frightful events. Wild Waves Fright Fest. Through Nov. 2. Tacoma. Saturday and Sundays, noon- 6 p.m. for Family by Day, 7- 10 p.m., Fright by Night events. During the afternoon, enjoy "Family by Day" activities for the little goblins to enjoy and after 7 p.m., beware of more haunted attractions that open up, not recommended for children younger than 13. New this year is SCARE-a-oke every Friday and addition fan favorites including Chamber of Souls haunted house, The Play Ground Haunted House in 3D and Camp Whispering Pines. Follow the link here for more event details. 

    5. Halloween showtime. This Is Halloween. 10th anniversary live music & dance multimedia Spooktacular. Oct. 18-31. 5, 7, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. showtimes. Jack Skellington hits the stage once again this year to bring you the dark fantasy musical adaptation of "The Nightmare Before Christmas". The popular Tim Burton film adapted for stage, brings Can Can cabaret, video projections, with live orchestral music and songs from the film. Follow the link here for more event details. 

    6. Spooky fun and pumpkin picking. Carleton Farms Adventure Nights. Lake Stevens.Thru Oct. 31. During the daytime, enjoy the pumpkin patch, bouncy platforms for the kids and more. At night, there's a new game zone, nighttime apple cannons, flashlight corn maze and scary haunted attractions. Carleton's Adventure Nights includes a family adventure, frights adventure or zombie hunt options. You can also rent a fire pit to enjoy s'mores and a warm fireside time at the farms. Follow the link here for more event details. 

    7. Festival of Lights. Diwali, the Festival of Lights. Bellevue Square Center Court. Saturday. 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. Join one of India's most significant holiday celebrations, symbolizing the victory of light over darkness. The Bellevue Collection and Seattle Marharashtra Mandal community bring audiences once again a joyous celebration filled with cultural displays, Diwali crafts, dancing and music. Follow the link here for more event details. 

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