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Get Ready For Trick-or-Treaters

By Staff | Oct 30, 2008

Be on the lookout! Little ghosts, witches, princesses, and soldiers will be out and about on Halloween to rake in the goodies. Halloween is this Friday, Oct. 31. Communities throughout Palo Alto County are setting aside time for children to participate in trick-or-treating and other Halloween fun.

On Friday, the City of Emmetsburg will have trick-or-treating from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Willow Ridge and PARC Hall will welcome youngsters to the PARC Hall activities room between 4 and 6 p.m. for trick-or-treating. Use the PARC Hall entrance, and follow the pumpkins to the activities room.

Lakeside Lutheran Home will offer a “Spooktacular Night” of trick-or-treating, games, prizes, and candy from 6 to 7 p.m.

In Cylinder, trick-or-treat night will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday. At 7:15 p.m., children are invited to the Cylinder Town Hall – Heritage Center for treats and prizes.

Mallard Public Library will host a chili and hot dog supper on Friday evening from 5:30 to 8 p.m. (pay at the door). Mallard’s Monster Mash & Movies start at 6 p.m. at the old theater on Main Street. A G-rated movie will be shown at 6:30 p.m. followed by a PG movie at 7:30 p.m. and a scary movie for older kids at 9 p.m. Enjoy games while the first two movies are shown.

At 7 p.m., the Monster Mash begins with a costume parade and contest, Bingo, musical chairs, create-your-own-hat, games and snacks, and “Fear Factor.”

All ages are welcome to attend. All proceeds from admission to the Monster Mash & Movies will go to fund children’s programs at the library.