October 24, 2013 at 12:23 PM
WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange's Annual "Halloween Happening" is set for Friday, Oct. 25 at Liberty Middle School beginning at 6 p.m. It will be held rain or shine.
Sponsored by the township's Rec Department and the West Orange Rotary Club, the event is open to all young families and will feature several activities. The Goblin Parade kicks off the evening in the auditorium, and prizes will be awarded for the best costume in various age groups ranging from toddlers thru the fifth grade. A special adult division is also included. The Goblin Parade is free to residents, and all the participants will receive goody bags.
At 7 p.m., head on out to the Pumpkin Patch & Game Zone on the school grounds. For a general admission fee of $2, the price includes a pumpkin and materials for decorating them. Several games, including guessing contests and a “water balloon target shoot” provide more fun. Small prizes and treats will also be given out to the participants.
Liberty Middle School is located at 1 Kelly Drive, right off Mt. Pleasant Avenue.