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County Plans Fun Events For Halloween

September 26, 2014
​Middlesex County invites you to experience this year’s spooky Halloween themed programs.

4-H Haunted House and Hayride
If you are looking for a good scare this Halloween season, the 4-H Teen Council in Middlesex County would like to invite you to its Haunted House and Haunted Hayride fundraiser.
Join us every Friday and Saturday evening in October from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Middlesex County 4-H Center, on the corner of Cranbury and Fern Roads in East Brunswick.
There is a $4 admission fee for each event, the proceeds of which go to fund 4-H’s next big event, Project GIFT a charitable holiday shopping event that takes place in December.

Spooky Storytelling And Crafts at East Jersey Old Towne
These free programs will take place at The Village in East Jersey Olde Towne Village at 1050 River Road in Piscataway. Refreshments will be served and costumes are welcomed.  All sessions are free of charge, but registration is required.
Friday, October 24 at 7 p.m. Children’s Halloween Crafts
Children ages 5 – 9 are invited to create two different Halloween crafts: a Paper Witch made using self-adhesive strips to give her loopy hair, and a fun Pumpkin and Spiderweb Sign that shines with plastic rhinestones.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Friday, October 24 & Saturday, October 25 at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. – Storytelling by Lantern Light
Dave Emerson: Folk Tales from Ireland and New Jersey that warm, tickle and chill the heart
Gerry Fierst: Spooky Tales that capture the magic of Halloween.
Fred Quinn: New storyteller for this year, featuring a selection of seasonal Halloween tales.

Sunday, October 26, 2:00 pm The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
History and storytelling blend through this performance from actor Neill Hartley as Washington Irving, author of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. Here, Irving begins to recount the tale of the Headless Horseman. As he narrates, Irving steps into the role of Ichabod Crane and the audience experiences the eerie ride of the Horseman through Crane’s eyes.

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