HAPPY HALLOWEEN: The staff at Qualicum Beach’s Pharmasave started getting into the Halloween spirit early this year. It was witch day at the store Wednesday. Pharmasave

Have a safe and happy Halloween in Parksville Qualicum Beach!

Merchants in downtown Qualicum Beach ready for afternoon trick-or-treaters on Friday

  • Oct. 30, 2014 8:00 a.m.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN: The staff at Qualicum Beach’s Pharmasave started getting into the Halloween spirit early this year. It was witch day at the store Wednesday. Pharmasave, along with many other stores in the downtown village, will open their doors to costumed trick-or-treaters under the age of 12 on Friday for the Qualicum Beach Downtown Business Association’s Trick-or-Treat event from 3:30-5 p.m. Participating stores will have an “Official Monster Merchant” poster in their window and orange and black balloons outside their doors. See story page in the Community section of this website and on page A33 in today’s edition of The NEWS.

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