Safe Halloween set for Oct. 31

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Community Center will host the popular Safe Halloween Festival for the children of Fallbrook on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by Fallbrook Union Elementary School District, the Friends of Fallbrook Community Center, County Parks and Recreation and numerous businesses, clubs and service groups.

The event will include games, prizes, music, treats, and just generally lots of fun and Halloween hi jinx. A costume contest will be divided into categories, such as Most Creative, Scariest, and Most Elaborate, and will be held every half-hour beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Carnival games will be manned by community service groups and High School AVID students at various stations in and around the community center. Popcorn, pizza slices and water will be available,

Extra parking is being arranged, along with light towers to ensure safe, easy access to the event. Parking and traffic will be handled by the Senior Volunteers, under the direction of Manny Ortega.

Others participating in the event include Fallbrook Kiwanis Club, Key Club, Fallbrook Health Care District, Fallbrook Village Rotary Club, Fallbrook Equipment Rental, Scouts, and Community Health Systems.

This event is free of charge and open to all children from preschool age on up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. To volunteer or make a donation for “Safe Halloween,” contact Fallbrook Community Center at (760) 728-1671.

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