2015 Halloween Events

first_imgBy Danielle SchipaniThe following are just some of the Two River area events that people of all ages can attend to embrace their Halloween spirit.“Time for a Ghost Story” will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Senior Community Center in Holmdel and will feature stories read by the Traveling Literary Theater Group. The program is provided by the Holmdel Public Library and Recreation Dept. This is an 18 and over event. There will be light refreshments and no registration is required.Creatures of the Night, a hayride that takes place in Huber Woods Park, Middletown is offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights through Oct. 24. Pre-registration is required and there is a cost of $8.50 per person. For more information or to register call 732-842-4000 or visit monmouthcountyparks.com.The Monmouth County Park System will host a Great Pumpkin Barn Dance from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct 24 in the Thompson Park Activity Barn, Lincroft. The program, which will feature pumpkin carving and a dance floor, is open to all ages and children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $25 per family to include two to four people. Pre-registration is required. To register visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com or call 732-842-4000.The annual Halloween Egg Hunt will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at McCarter Park in Fair Haven. Children will try to collect as many black and orange-themed Halloween Eggs as they can.Rumson Halloween Party and Parade will take place from 3:15 to 5 p.m. Sunday Oct. 25 at Forrestdale School. This is a rain or shine event and will be held in the cafeteria if there is bad weather. The event will include costume contests and prizes, trick or treat locations in the park, and refreshments. All ages are welcome.The Halloween Parade at Knollwood School in Fair Haven will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 25. The parade lineup begins at 1:30 p.m.The Halloween Family Movie Night will be from 6:45 to 7:25 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Middletown Public Librar y. Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes and bring a pillow and a blanket. There will be candy, scary book readings, and a viewing of a Halloween short film. No pre-registration required.The Middletown Township Public Library will hold a Halloween Parade for all ages from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Oct. 30. During the parade children will stop at “trick or treat” stations to collect prizes. The library will provide each child with a pumpkin for collecting treats.A Halloween Parade will take place at 2 p.m. Oct. 31 on First Avenue in Atlantic Highlands. All ages are welcome.The Pet Costume Parade will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 31 on Ocean Avenue in Sea Bright. The parade will start at Valley National Bank and end on Peninsula Avenue. Prizes will be awarded.The Jersey Shore Ghost Tours begin outside of the Dublin House in Red Bank every Friday night until Halloween. The event is a lantern tour of Red Bank. Tickets are available starting at 8 p.m. and the tour begins at 8:30 p.m. Rain or shine.Boscov’s has teamed up with JDRF to run the Halloween Candy Exchange Program for diabetic children ages 14 years and younger. Children can exchange their Halloween candy they received from trick-or-treating for a $10 gift card to choose a game or toy at the courtesy desk of any Boscov location. This program will run Oct. 31 to Nov. 7. Pre-registration is required. Register by filling out the 2015 Halloween Candy Exchange Flyer found at jdrf.org.last_img

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