The City of Hawthorne Recreation & Community Services Department hosted the annual Halloween Carnival at the Hawthorne Memorial Center. Hundreds of kids in costumes and their parents showed up for a spooktackular good time. The city provides the carnival as a free event for children 12 years and under. Parents find the carnival a positive alternative for their children so they can partake in safe trick-or-treating and Halloween fun. The pictures shown here can only give you an idea of all the fun that was had by all!