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Upcoming Halloween activities

The following towns will hold Halloween activities:

Buda —Mason Memorial Public Library will host a Halloween party at 11 a.m. Oct. 26. Children in kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to paint pumpkins and listen to Halloween stories. Trick or treating will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31. Hot dogs and chips will be also be served during those hours at the fire station, put on by the village.

Dover — Trick or treating will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31.

Ladd — The Ladd Recreation Board will sponsor a Halloween costume parade and party on Oct. 26. Children and grandchildren of Ladd residents are invited to participate. The parade will line up at 1 p.m. in North Central Bank’s parking lot and proceed south on Main Street to the Ladd Community Center where hot dogs, chips and cookies will be served to the children. Halloween-themed activities and treats are planned. In case of inclement weather, all activities will be held inside the Community Center. Trick or treating will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31.

LaMoille — The LaMoille-Clarion Public Library’s Halloween story hour will be at 10 a.m. Oct. 26. Cara, Libby and Evan will entertain with stories, a craft and snacks. Children in second grade and younger are asked to be accompanied with a parent or guardian.

Manlius — Trick or treating from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31.

Mineral — The Mineral-Gold Fire Department will host a Halloween party from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at the fire department. There will be contests, games, prizes and food.

Princeton — The Princeton Optimist Club will hold a Halloween costume judging and parade at 10 a.m. Oct. 26 at Soldiers and Sailors Park for children ages 6 months to 12 years. The pumpkin races will be at noon on the corner of Main and Marion streets in downtown Princeton. The Princeton Public Library youth services’ Halloween party will be at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 31. The event will include games and crafts available for pre-K to fifth grade. There will also be costume prizes for funniest, prettiest, scariest and judge’s choice costumes. At 6:30 p.m. Zombie Night will be held for junior and senior high school students. A post trick-or-treating party with games, activities and costume prizes for the best zombie, funniest, prettiest and judge’s choice costumes. Trick or treating in Princeton will be 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31.

Sheffield — Trick or treating will be 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31. The Sheffield American Legion Post will serve hot dogs and have a costume judging at 7 p.m. Oct. 31 at the fire station.

Spring Valley — The annual Spring Valley Halloween parade sponsored by the Spring Valley Lions Club will be at 1 p.m. Oct. 26, with registration from noon to 12:45 p.m. in the parking lot of the Spring Valley Patient Accounts Billing Office on West St. Paul Street in Spring Valley. All children pre-kindergarten through sixth grade are welcome to participate. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes in each grade level. Trick or treating will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31.

Walnut — The Walnut Community Club will host a Halloween party from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Walnut Community Building. There will be hot dogs, chips and drinks. A costume contest will be at 2 p.m. Everyone will receive a treat bag. The Walnut Public Library will host a Halloween-themed story hour at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 30. Trick or treating in Walnut will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Trick or treating at Walnut Manor will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

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