To help bring families closer together, to have fun and grow together, the Summit and Berkeley Heights Y’s has planned several family community events in October.  Pumpkin Patch at the Summit Y, on October 9, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm is a family fun event with a pumpkin twist. Spooky Times and Halloween Family Fun, takes place at the Summit Y, Saturday, October 30, from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm. These events are free open to the community.

Enjoy Family Movie Night at the Berkeley Heights Y on October 22, from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm, free for Y members; $10 per family for non-members. A family Halloween Party for children ages 2 to 8 is planned for Saturday, October 30 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, also at the Berkeley Heights Y, free open to the community.

The Berkeley Heights Y is located at 550 Springfield Avenue, 908-464-8373. The Summit Y is located at 67 Maple Street, 908-273-3330. For more information about all the Y has to offer for youth and families visit

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