Also see: Halloween Haunted Houses and Other Events in Santee
The county of San Diego will host three free Halloween carnivals Wednesday afternoon to provide a safe environment for children's activities.
The events will feature food and games, and the county Parks and Recreation Department invited youngsters to attend in costume.
The carnivals begin at 5 p.m. at La Paloma Elementary School, 300 Heald Lane in Fallbrook; and the Lakeside Community Center, 9841 Vine St. The third one starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Spring Valley Community Center, 8735 Jamacha Blvd.
Earlier in the afternoon, the Grossmont Center mall will offer trick-or- treating for little ones in its food court and participating stores starting at 3 p.m.
-City News Service