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Here is it, our other opportunity to play mas. So, if you're looking for places to party in Halloween style the rest of this week, here are some suggestions for youngsters and grown-ups.
Pistarckle Theater, Coral World, 8 p.m. Thursday-Sunday: The community theater company is presenting "Dracula," a stage adaptation of the classic 19thCentury novel by Bram Stoker. Admission is "pay-as-you-can" for Thursday's pre-opening and $22 after that. On Sunday, attendees are invited to come in costume and compete for prizes. Pistarckle productions are in the open-air amphitheater at the marine park; if rain should fall, the show will just move into the restaurant. (P.S. This is not a show for young children.)
Sibilly School, 6-10 p.m. Friday: The PTA is putting together its annual fund raiser Halloween Party on the school grounds, featuring games, music, food, drink and family fun. This year there won't be a haunted house — there'll be two! And, yes, there will be plenty of potable water for washing hands and flushing. Admission is $.50 for kids and $1 for adults, and games (including video games, guys) are $1 apiece.
United Way of St. Thomas/St. John, Tutu Park Mall, 6-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday: A terribly entertaining time awaits those who visit the agency's annual Haunted House. This is mostly for kids, and parents can wait outside while their youngsters are escorted by guides from one ghoulish room to the next. Admission is $5. Also offered: painting of your full face for $4 or half (your choice of upper, lower, left or right) for $2.
Caribbean Dance School, upstairs at Nisky Center, 2-6 p.m. Saturday: The school is hosting a Halloween Party for youngsters that will feature a scary house, face painting, games, food and drink and prizes for the "funniest," "scariest" and "most realistic" costumes. Admission is $2.
Rotary Club of St. Thomas, Kon Tiki, 7:30 p.m Saturday: It's a terribly enticing Halloween Harbor Cruise that the civic club is offering adults, who are encouraged to come "dressed to kill" and compete for best-costume prizes. There will be live music for dancing, a buffet and a cash bar. Tickets are $15. Boarding is from 7 p.m. on the waterfront and the cruise is booked "until the witching hour."
Duffy's Love Shack, Red Hook Plaza, 6 p.m. dinner / 10 p.m. costume judging Saturday: This party-place-in-a-parking lot is doing a dinner and after-party on the theme Halloween 99: The Final Frontier. Just look for the place with a crashed space ship and 200 inflatable aliens on the roof. The pre fixe ($19.99, reservations required, call 774- 5990) meal includes "Ewoks' favorite drunken skewered space crustaceans" "Mr. Sulu's marinated mahi mahi" and "Men in Black moon pie." The "best guy," "best girl," "best duo" and "best group" costumes will each collect $500 "Love Bucks" spendable on the premises.
The Inn at Blackbeard's Castle, Blackbeard's Hill, 5:30 p.m. Saturday: The Halloween Gala party planned at the recently reopened restaurant and bar will feature music by the current combo featured nightly in the piano bar — Margie Hobbs on vocals, Richard Berman on piano and Albert Smith on guitar. There'll be a costume contest with "incredible" prizes.
The Green House, St. Thomas waterfront, 10 p.m. Saturday: If you're in this costume thing for the money, this is the party place for you. At the night spot's Exotic Fantasy Ball, attendees can vie for prizes totaling $1,000 in cash for the most humorous and most exotic get-ups. They also get to choose a king and queen of the ball and to say so long to "Spider" (a.k.a. Suzanne Knudsen), who'll be handling deejay duties there for the last time.
East End Lions Club, Tutu Park Mall, noon-3 p.m. Sunday: The civic organization is hosting a Halloween Party for youngsters that will include a safe space for those in costume to play trick-or-treat, as well as take part in a costume parade. There'll be games, prizes and other goodies given away.
Coral World, Coki Point, noon-4 p.m. Sunday: The marine park's second annual Halloween Party for kids accompanied by adults offers free entrance to a spook house, fortune telling, face painting, candy and door prizes, along with the usual Coral World attractions. For a fee, visitors can pose for photos with the exotic birds seen in television commercials. Children through age 12 in "full costume" get in free, as do all kids under 3. Admission will be $4 for youngsters 3-12 not in full costume and $8 for everyone 13 and up. (For more information, click on the Coral World story in Things to do.)
Reichhold Center for the Arts, 7 p.m. Sunday: The "Cinema Sunday" offering is Nosferatu the Vampyre, a 1979 remake of a classic German silent film. Directed by Werner Herzog, the award-winning picture stars Klaus Kinski as an essentially pitiable Count Dracula and Isabelle Adjani as a dreamlike Lucy. This is a moody psychodrama, not a gory horror story. Admission is $5 and seating is unreserved. (For further details, click on the Nosferatu story in Things to do.)
Molly Molone's, American Yacht Harbor, 10 p.m. Sunday: The Irish pub moves into pumpkin mode with a Halloween Party featuring live music and contests to select the "best," "next best" and "best mermaid" costumes. Winners get "Molly Dollars" that are spendable in the restaurant.


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