Join the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department to make the Drool and Ghoul Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest and Pool Party totally paw-some! This annual event takes place Saturday, Oct. 24, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., and is open to well-behaved dogs at the H. Spurgeon Cherry (Westside) Pool, which is located at 1001 NW 31st Dr. The pool and splash pad will be open to dogs, and there will be a costume contest, free dog baths, photos with pet(s), great local pet-business vendors and other fun activities! Admission to the event is $5. Proof of immunizations is required.