The California Academy of Sciences' 13th Annual Halloween Party
Halloween ANTics
Friday, October 22nd at 875 Howard Street

SAN FRANCISCO (September 9, 2004) - Ghosts, knights, princesses, ghouls, and ANTS are invited to the Academy's 13th Annual Halloween Party, where kids can show off their costumes and enjoy some ghoulishly good tricks and treats. Families are invited to see Steinhart Aquarium's new downtown tanks, peer into a two-story coral reef, come face-to-face with slithering snakes, view six colonies of live ants, and meet Academy scientists with their spookiest specimen collections. Face painting, mask making, and performances by Benny & Bebe's Magic Circus and Mad Scientists of the Bay Area will all add to the Halloween fun.

Partygoers can get batty from 6:30 pm until 9:00 pm on Friday, October 22 at the Academy's downtown museum, which is located at 875 Howard Street. Tickets cost $350 per family, which includes two adults and up to three children. Alternately, individual tickets can be purchased for $150 per adult and $50 per child. Benefactor levels are available at $2,500, $1,000, and $500. Reservations are required by Wednesday, October 13. Space is limited; please reserve early by calling (415) 379-8000.