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Events (Oct. 18)

  • Published Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at 12 a.m.

Monkey Butt Poker Run at the zoo

Sedgwick County Zoo is hosting its Monkey Butt Poker Run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at the zoo, 5555 W. Zoo Blvd., followed by an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast. The 110-mile ride begins at 10 a.m. with stops in Douglass, Leon, Andover and Park City. The caravan will return to the zoo at 2 p.m. Register at scz.org for $20 or $25 on Saturday. Registration includes breakfast, a poker card and a T-shirt. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. Passengers ride free. Additional poker cards, shirts or meals cost extra. For more information, call 316-266-8367.

Tanganyika’s Pumpkins at the Park

Tanganyika’s Pumpkins at the Park is a family-friendly event that includes a lighted pumpkin trail, inflatables, a haunted hay ride, a cage maze, a 3-D haunted house and more. It runs from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Oct. 25-27 at the park, 1000 S. Hawkins Lane. Admission is $10 a person, and proceeds go to caring for the animals during the winter. For more information, call 316-794-8954 or visit www.twpark.com.

Haysville’s Fall Festival

Haysville’s 29th annual Fall Festival runs from 6 to midnight Friday, 9 a.m. to midnight Saturday and 8 to 4 p.m. Sunday in Riggs Park. The event includes a parade, games, amusement rides, a food court, a car show, antique tractor pulls and live music. Admission is a $2 button, available at the park. For a complete schedule, www.haysvillefallfestival.com.

Denise Neil

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