By Trilby Goouch
Blogs Editor

We may be a little too old to trick or treat, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get in the spirit of Halloween. Who wouldn’t want to go to Stages dressed up as a ketchup bottle or ninja? As many of us power through midterms, Halloween offers light at the end of the tunnel. QJBlogs brings you sweet treats, thrillers, events and activities to see you through this spooky time of year.

Bake Halloween goodies

Rice Krispie pumpkins: Make regular rice krispies and add red and yellow food coloring to create an orange colour. Form into the rice krispie “dough” into balls, add a tootsie roll for a stem and pipe green icing on for leaves.
Tip: Fill a ziplock bag with the icing and snip off a corner to make a DIY icing piper!

Take a cue from Bakerella and try these mini halloween pumpkin tarts.

Try these easy to make, no oven required pumpkin pretzel bites.

Give Back

Trick or eat: And you thought your trick or treating days were over. Dress up and make your way around Kingston in support of United Way. I went two years ago with a big group; we covered a lot of ground and collected multiple bags of non-perishables. Participants meet at the gym in MacGillivray - Brown Hall from 5:30 to9 p.m. at 218 Barrie Street. Register with Queen’s University AMS Food Centre & Meal Exchange at

Watch A Scary Movie (or two)

1. Carrie
2. Hostel
3. Paranormal Activity
4. The Sixth Sense
5. Poltergeist
6. The Ring
7. Silence of the lambs
8. The Exorcist
9. Fatal Attraction
10. The Blair Witch Project


Ghostface 2012: Friday October 26 at Stages
Alfie’s Halloween bash (hosted by The Journal): Saturday, October 27
Vogue Annual Halloween Party: Saturday October 27 at 20 Garrett St.
R3hab Scream: Sunday October 28 at Stages
Tumbleween: Tuesday October 30 at Ale
All Hallows Eve: Wednesday October 31 at Ale

Carve A Pumpkin

Stay tuned for QJBlog’s guide to pumpkin carving; a cheap and fun activity for you and your housemates or floor-mates.

Snap Pics

Take a photo of you and your friends in your Halloween get-ups and send in to; we'll feature you on Facebook!

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