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'Halloween Happenings' at Aquarium of Niagara

by jmaloni
Sat, Oct 16th 2010 03:00 pm
The Aquarium of Niagara's "Halloween Happenings" returns Saturday, Oct. 30, from 4 to 7 p.m. at 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls.

The annual event gives the staff a chance to be scary or funny, or both, while on the job. Youngsters, too, can wear costumes; "trick-or-treat" at the Aquarium of Niagara's door in a safe environment; have fun and win prizes. Each child will receive a "treat bag."

There will be a few surprises and special sea lion shows. Shows are planned at 4:30 and 6 p.m. The first will feature the California sea lions in an assortment of Halloween themes and music. The second will parody box office hit movies.

Children in sea creature or marine-related costumes will be admitted free. All others, including adults, will be $5; children 2 and under and Aquarium of Niagara members are always free. There will be prizes for best child's costume and all kids will make a craft to take home.

A scavenger hunt, with small pumpkins hidden in various exhibits, also will be a part of the Halloween event. Children must be accompanied by an adult to be admitted.

For more information, call 285-3575, Ext. 206.

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