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Halloween happenings

Parade and costume contest

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — The Jeffersonville Halloween parade will be held on Friday, October 30 beginning with a line up at 6:30 p.m. in front of the Jeffersonville Library. Following the parade, judging for costumes will begin in the firehouse at 7:00 p.m. with donuts and cider for all. This event is open to all children, and sponsored by the Jeffersonville Lions Club, the Jeffersonville Fire Co. No. 1 and the Sullivan West Faculty Association.

Pumpkin art contest

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — There will be a pumpkin art contest at the public library in Jeffersonville on Saturday, October 31, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Pumpkins, paint, paper and glue will be provided, but decorations can be brought as well if you wish. Other Halloween crafts will be provided as well. Pre-registration required. 845/482-4350.

Harvest/costume pot luck

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — Slow Food will host a Harvest Pot Luck Dinner on Saturday, October 31 at 6:00 p.m. The hostess is Trina Pilonero, 216 Eggler Road. Guests should bring their own beverage and a harvest dish and recipe card to share. Halloween costume is optional. RSVP to 845/482-3608.

Curfew in Delaware

TOWN OF DELAWARE — A curfew is in effect in the Town of Delaware between the evening hours of 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 31 and 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 1. No youth under the age of 18 shall be on the streets within the town unless accompanied by his/her parent or legal guardian.

Damascus Citizens Fear-Fest

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — Damascus Citizens will host Fear-Fest on Saturday, October 31 at 8:00 p.m. at the Nutshell Arts Center, 6692 Route 52. The evening will include video walls, performances, puppets, drumming, belly dancing, horror movies and dancing. DJ BOO will supply dance music. Light refreshments, snacks and candy will be served, and a cash bar will be available. A silent auction will feature fine art and craft items. Costumes are optional. There is a suggested donation of $20. DamascusCitizens.org or call 570-685-8774.

PEEC-a-boo trail

LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, PA — The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) will hold its 12th annual PEEC-a-boo Halloween Trail on Saturday, October 31. Follow a guide around the Pocono Environmental Education Center’s family-friendly trail and learn about nocturnal animals that live in the forest, and much more. There will be stories over a campfire, and crafts and entertainment before and after the walk journey. The event takes place from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m., with trails running every 15 minutes, lasting for about 45 minutes.

The cost is $5 per person, with children three years and under free. Bring a flashlight to use on the trail. Strollers are not recommended for the trail. 570/828-2319.

Halloween parade

LIBERTY, NY — The Town of Liberty Parks and Recreation Department will hold its annual Halloween parade on Saturday, October 31. Lineup will be held at 11:30 a.m. in the municipal parking lot behind the Elks Lodge. The parade will step off at 12:00 noon.

There will be a float and costume contest. Children will be given a free Halloween bag with candy. Free donuts and cider will be available to all who attend in costume. 845/292-7690.

United Way costume party

MILFORD, PA — The Tom Quick Inn and the United Way of Pike County have partnered to host “Costume and Cocktails” on Friday, October 30, from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight. Sugar, the Mistress of Ceremonies, will be there to greet guests and dance the night away. The admission fee of $25 includes hors d’oeuvres and complimentary punch. There will be a cash bar and you can order off the menu if you choose to. During the evening there be a Best Costume Contest and 50/50 raffles tickets with proceeds going the United Way of Pike County. 570/296-9980.

Halloween on Main Street

NARROWSBURG, NY — Main Street in Narrowsburg will host a variety of festivities to celebrate Halloween on Saturday, October 31, starting at 5:00 p.m. There will be chili and dessert tastings, music in the Mews and treats from all merchants. Visitors are invited to come in costume. To contribute your chili or dessert to the tasting, bring it to Will at Narrowsburg Roasters at the Mews.

For more information call 845/252-3864.