Join the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department to make the Drool & Ghoul Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest and Pool Party totally paw-some! This annual event takes place Saturday, Oct. 25, from 12-2 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, photos with pet(s) and great local pet-business vendors and free dog baths! Admission to the event is $5 or a seven-pound or more bag of dog food. Proof of immunizations is required.