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The Halloween Party at the Newport Cultural Center will be held on Saturday, October 25th. The evening will be a 21 and over Halloween Dance Party. Steve “The Music Maker” will be the DJ. There will be costume contests, music, dancing, fortune card telling, and more.
Free swing dance lessons will be available from 7:30 to 8 PM by former professional ballroom dancer Kari Steinnes. For those who dare, they will also will be conducting tarot card readings and there will be a Horror Movie Lounge with creepy demented toys sneaking up on you.
Tickets are on sale for $8 per person or $10 per couple. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Newport Cultural Center. All proceeds go toward future programming for the NCC. If you are interested in helping them plan and decorate, please call Becky Steinnes at 368-2193. The Cultural Center is located at 154 Main Street in Newport.
AMERICAN LEGION BINGO AND COSTUME CONTEST: American Legion Post 105 in Newport will have a costume contest on Bingo Night, Tuesday, October 28th. Prizes will be awarded for funniest and scariest costume. The public is invited to join in the fun. The kitchen opens at 5 PM and early bird games start at 6:30 PM. For more information, call Gary Braley at 356-2637. The American Legion is located at 82 North Street in Newport.
CHILDREN’S TRUNK OR TREAT EVENT: The Newport Elementary School PTO is having a Trunk or Treat event to be held at the Newport Elementary School parking lot on Saturday, October 25th from 2 to 4 PM. The event is planned for Newport Elementary School students only as a fun and safe way for the students to participate in Halloween activities. Adult supervision is required. A prize will be awarded to the best-decorated vehicle. For more information, call Tiffany at 314-1228 or Jess at 649-4593. The school is located at 142 Elm Street in Newport.
The Burnham Recreation Department will be hosting a Halloween Haunted Walk for Burnham area children on Friday, October 31st from 4:30 to 6:30 PM at the Burnham Town Hall. The walk is designed as fun for all ages. Children under 10 should be accompanied by an adult. There will be snacks and treats available. Organizers will also be holding the walk on Saturday, November 1st from 2 to 4 PM for any who couldn’t make the Halloween night festivities. For more information call the Burnham Town Office at 948-2369. The Town Hall is located on the Horseback Road in Burnham.
“The Monsterator” is coming to the Simpson Memorial Library for a special Halloween Story Hour on Saturday, October 25th at 10 AM. Keith Graves’s new book, “The Monsterator” will be read along with other fun stories. There will be take home goodies and a craft, will make for a fun time. Please call 207-848-7145; to let Ms. Becky know you are coming so she can plan for the event. The library is located at 8 Plymouth Road in Carmel.
The Parkman Grange is having a Halloween Party on Saturday, October 25th from 3 to 6 PM. The event will include games, pizza and mad scientist tricks and treats. Admission is $3 per child to benefit Multiple Sclerosis research. The grange is located at the four corners in Parkman.