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October 26, 2013

Family Fare: Oct. 26, 2013

Halloween Festival today in Elizabethtown

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School senior class will be hosting a Halloween Festival today at the Hale House.

“Family Fun” is from noon to 4:30 p.m., with hayrides, a pumpkin patch, pumpkin and face painting, a haunted house, Halloween games and a concession stand. “Not for the Fainthearted” is from 6 to 9 p.m. and features a haunted hayride, haunted house and concession. 

The cost is $5 per person or $20 for a family.

The Hale House driveway is located between Egglefield Ford and the blinking light in Elizabethtown.

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Mall-o-ween event set for Sunday

PLATTSBURGH — Champlain Centre’s annual Mall-o-ween event is from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27. 

The mall will host safe trick-or-treating, live entertainment, a costume contest and more indoor fun.

Stores have been directed to not hand out any candy until 3 p.m., so participating families should not arrive prior to the event time. Participating stores will also have signage indicating that they will be giving out candy.

The children’s costume contest will start at 5 p.m. in front of Gander Mountain. The age groups will begin at the following times: zero to 4 years, 5 p.m.; 5 to 8 years, 5:20 p.m.; and 9 to 12 years, 5:40 p.m. 

Preregistration for the contest is being offered to reduce the preparation time for the event. Call 561-8660 or visit the mall office to preregister. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Bob for pumpkins at annual YMCA event Sunday

PLATTSBURGH — Children ages 3 to 14 are invited to the Plattsburgh YMCA’s annual Bobbing for Pumpkins event on Sunday, Oct. 27.

Pumpkins of all shapes and sizes will fill the swimming pool, allowing children to swim and bob for a pumpkin of their choice. Children are encouraged to gather in the gymnasium to decorate their pumpkins while enjoying refreshments. 

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