Feel Good Friday: Trick-or-Treating with a Twist, a Halloween Treat, and the Zoo Society Gala

Locals Create Safe Trick-or-Treating Option This Year

With COVID-19, many have been wondering how we will be able to celebrate our favorite holidays. For Halloween, South Sound residents have worked together to create the Tacoma Candy Chute Network, a group of over 2,000 members who have signed up to safely deliver candy to trick-or-treaters. Read more about the Tacoma Candy Chute Network and how you can get involved here.

Tricks for Your Treats

With all the harvest and Halloween parties going on (even if it is just your immediate family), why not create an array of chocolate sweets and dips for the ultimate choc-cuterie board? Check out our expert’s ideas for the perfect sweet, salty, and chocolatey board for this Halloween.

Code Lavender: Caring for Our Caregivers

Caring for the community during a pandemic can take a toll on frontline and other essential health care heroes. MultiCare Health Systems developed Code Lavender, a donor-powered program that began in 2016 to provide peer-to-peer incident stress management following a traumatic event. Led by a team of physicians, nurses, chaplains, social workers, and mental health counselors, Code Lavender offers debriefings, educational presentations, reflection rounds, and spiritual care to help employees reduce stress and avoid burnout. Read more about Code Lavender here.

Halloween for Grown-Ups 

Celebrating Halloween doesn’t have to stop just because you’ve grown out of trick-or-treating. Tinte Cellars in Woodinville is offering a “Wine and Candy Pairing Guide” for adults and parents over age 21 who want to get festive. Check it out here.

Zoo Society Gala Goes Virtual

The Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium annual fundraiser, Zoobilee, will be transformed into an online event on Nov. 13. The free event will be complete with Zoom cocktails, a live-streamed auction, and virtual animal appearances. Go glam or snuggle up in your jammies and support the Zoo!

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