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​​Aliens are Visiting the Village this October!​



The public is invited to East Jersey Old Town Village for an out of this world Halloween Food Drive! On Wednesday, October 28th through Sunday, November 1st, from 10 to 4pm join us and support MCFOODS​. In exchange for canned and dry goods or a monetary donation, donors can receive a bag packed with goodies. Donate via contactless drive through at the Village and stay and stroll the Village and park grounds for an out of this world treat.
 
The Halloween celebration continues online with spooky makeup tutorials, historical images, stories, crafts, recipes, and more. 













Coming Soon!

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"War of the Worlds" ​​​​​
Raconteur Radio will present the classic play adapted from the HG Wells’ classic 1898 sci-fi novel "The War Of The Worlds." 
Check Back on Wednesday, October 28th to watch the production which will remain viewable through November 1st.​​

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​Activities


Draw a Chalk Mural

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Use tempera paint and chalk to create a temporary sidewalk mural to attract trick or treaters and place a big bowl of candy out with a “take one” sign! Watch the parade of costumed kids from your window.


​​Read and Make a Nature Collage
Journey through a world created entirely from natural materials with Lois Ehlert, then create your own leaf man and friends collage!

We've provided a PDF copy of Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert​, so you can read it aloud or check out the video below to enjoy the story another way.
Having trouble viewing the video?  Watch it here!

 
 



Do some Time Travel!

Give classic works of art your own colorful interpretation with a coloring book from the Zimmerli Art Museum, or sketch a futuristic vehicle, with this activity from the ArtSparks Foundation.

Bring some historic tradition to your Halloween celebration, with this recipe for 18th Century Chocolate Puffsfrom The Hamilton Cookbook by Laura Kumin.​



Create Your Own Characters


Learn how to make yourself look like a zombie, with this make-up tutorial from artist Antoinette Marchfelder of Meraki Face & Body Arts
 
Having trouble viewing this video?  Watch it here!​​​

Here's another video make-up tutorial featuring an adult kid duo of the Coraline and Other Mother characters from the artist, Melody Miranda.
 
 

Having trouble viewing this video?  Watch it here!​
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