Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk Seeks Corporate Walk Chair for 2013
From Kristen Angell, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk Urges Local Businesses to take the first step to help a good cause. We are actively seeking a Corporate Walk Chair (CWC) for our 2013 Light The Night Walk at Newtown Youth Academy in late September 2013. We are seeking a CWC that will lead the effort in furthering corporate development and revenue growth for the Light The Night Walk by developing a large fundraising team from the CWC’s company and recruiting corporate peers to become involved as teams, sponsors, retail partners and/or executive committee members. Contact Kristen Angell for more information at 203-665-1400 ext 1415 or email: Kristen.Angell@lls.org
Kid-Friendly Halloween Happenings & Alternatives
As we reach mid-October, it’s hard to deny that Halloween is coming. Skeletons hang from trees, tombstones with zombie limbs poke up out of lawns and mummified creatures stand ominously in the yards of your neighbors. For some this can be fun, but to small children it can be terrifying. Below are some kid-friendly, non-scary events and Halloween alternatives that are sure to yield lots of treats (with no tricks!).
~Free Halloween Puppet Show, Bethel Public Library
Tuesday, October 25, 6:30pm, pre-registration required. Call (203) 794-8756.
Free puppet show with Ultra Violet Puppets, cupcakes & photos with the puppets after. Space is limited.
~Light the Night (Halloween alternative)
Friday, October 28, 6-9:00p.m., First Assembly Church, 133 Junction Road, Brookfield. (203) 775-5191
Games, face-painitng, music, crafts, movies, music & more!
~Trick-or-Treat Street, Downtown Bethel
Saturday, October 29, 2-4:00 p.m., Greenwood Ave., P.T. Barnum Square, Bethel
The day will start out at 1:00 p.m. at 1 School Street for a show with Curious Creatures. After the show kids can walk up and down Greenwood Ave. where merchants hand out free candy and other goodies. A costume contest will take place on the lawn of the library at 4:00p.m. where prizes will be given out for best costume.
~Stony Hill Four Corners & Firehouse Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, October 30, Stony Hill Firehouse, 59 Stony Hill Road, Bethel
First 100 kids to come in costumer will receive a goody bag, $7 adults, $5 children, $5 seniors, $20 family.
~Faith Church Fall Fest & Kidzstuff Show (Halloween Alternative)
Monday, October 31, 5-9:00 p.m., Faith Church 600 Danbury Rd., New Milford, (860) 354-7700
Life-sized puppets show, bouncy houses, candy, food court
~Ongoing Halloween Events at Beardsley Zoo During October
Click here for pricing, directions & hours
Hay Rides on October Weekends and HolidaysDate: Sat, 10/01/2011 – 12:00pm - Mon, 10/31/2011 – 3:00pm
Harvest Hay Rides are ongoing every weekend in October as well as on school holidays from Noon to 3:00 P.M. Rides begin at the W.O.L.F. Cabin and are $2 each.
Zoo TotsDate: Tue, 10/11/2011 - 10:30am - 11:15am, Wed, 10/12/2011 - 10:30am - 11:15am
This monthly 45-minute program for children 22 months to four years old, who are accompanied by an adult, may include stories, activities, crafts, and live animals. This session is entitled “Not So Scary!” Pre-registration is required by calling 203-394-6563. The cost is $10 for Zoo members and one child, and $15 for non-members and one child.
Howl-O-Ween at Beardsley ZooDate: Fri, 10/21/2011 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm, Sat, 10/22/2011 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Calling all ghosts and goblins! Come and spend a truly fun and frightful evening at the Zoo featuring a “Fairy Tales Gone Wrong” Hayride, Haunted Farmyard, Gruesome Greenhouse, and magic show by Jim Sisti. Tickets also include FREE face painting, and of course, TREATS! Don’t miss this frighteningly good time! Admission is $8 per person. Event recommended for children ages 6-12, however, some of the “scarier” activities of the evening may be better suited for children ages 8+