5 things to do: ASL Halloween Storytime - October 27 2017

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Pumpkins & Paella

Cooks & Soldiers - 691 14th St. N.W. Atlanta, GA 30318 $15. 3 p.m.

Join the folks at Cooks & Soldiers for an afternoon of pumpkin carving, sangria, and paella. Proceeds from pumpkin sales will benefit The Giving Kitchen, an organization that provides help to workers in the Atlanta restaurant community who are facing unanticipated hardship. To reserve, call Cooks & Soldiers

ASL Halloween Storytime

Little Shop of Stories - 133 E. Court Sq Ste A Decatur, GA 30030 Free. 5 p.m.

This inclusive Halloween storytime will feature ASL translators from Georgia State University and Georgia Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Costumes are encouraged.

Day of the Dead

Atlanta History Center - 130 W. Paces Ferry Road Atlanta, GA 30305 Free. Noon.

The Institute of Mexican Culture and Consul General of Mexico are teaming up to honor those who have passed in an authentic Day of the Dead experience. The celebration will include traditional food, dancing, entertainment and more.

Fear the Woods

Yule Forest - 3565 North Highway 155 Stockbridge, GA 30281 $15-$30. 7 p.m.

After a day with the family at the Grant family's pumpkin patch, scare fanatics can venture down the haunted trails where "only the woods will hear your screams."

Steven Cooper: Desert Remains

Tall Tales Book Shop - 2105 Lavista Road Atlanta, GA 30329 Free. 2 p.m.

Atlanta author Steven Cooper is making the rounds to discuss his new murder mystery, Desert Remains. In the book, a detective teams up with a psychic to catch a serial killer who has been dumping victims' bodies in the Arizona desert.

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