by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Engineering Fun with Legos happens today, Thursday, at 4 p.m. at Trillium Park School. Its not too late to join the fun.

Preparations are ongoing for the West Linn Parks and Recreation’s third annual Haunted Trail at Mary S. Young State Park on Oct. 25 and Oct.26.

A wander through the woods at night is sure to give you cause to fright. It has been rumored that many unexplained things happen at night in the park. One neighbor was quoted: “The sounds that drift through the park late at night make one wonder what horrible things might have happened in years past.”

Along with the Trail of Terror (recommended for kids 10 and older), the Enchanted themed trail is a great option for those younger. The event also includes onsite games and concessions by the West Linn Rotary. Pre-purchased tickets allow you to access the prepaid line at the event. The fee for the Haunted Trail is also payable at trail entrance. Visit for more details.

Donated items are being accepted for the Haunted Trail. Do you have an ornate dining table or chairs, an unused organ, working or not? These and other items are sought for new scenes along the trail. Contact Terri Jones by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone, 503-557-4700, if you are interested in volunteering, donating or sponsoring. Fast pass tickets available now at

Engineering Fun with Lego for ages 7 to 10 starts today, Thurdsay, at 4 p.m. at Trillium Creek Primary School. Students will learn principles and methods of engineering, architecture and science with the LEGO system. We do this in the context of fun-filled engineering and architectural projects that both the children and our instructors enjoy. Fee is $169.

The American Red Cross baby-sitting class is available to youth ages 11 to 15 years old. The class is offered Nov. 5 and 14. Topics include accident prevention, handling emergencies, first aid and child development, positive supervision and the rights and responsibilities of a good baby sitter. Includes a full-color, illustrated handbook filled with great information and resources for class and on the job. Bring pencil and paper. Fee is $97.

November holiday shoppers can purchase handcrafted items at the Holiday Bazaar on Nov. 16 at the West Linn Adult Community Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 25 vendors will be selling handcrafted gifts, jewelry, kids clothing, woodworks, paintings, sweets and more. For more information, call 503-557-4700.

Preregistration is recommended for all West Linn Parks and Recreation classes and activities. Register online at, in person at 22500 Salamo Road, by mail or email. For further information, call 503-557-4700.

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