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GI's 4th annual Haunted Weekend Oct. 24, 25

by jmaloni
Mon, Oct 19th 2015 07:00 am

The Grand Island High School Art Club and the Grand Island Recreation Department will once again work together to put on a weekend of Halloween activities.

Events for children, teens, and adults will take place on the weekend before Halloween at the Nike Base on Grand Island. Props, makeup and costumes are student-designed and built, and the actors are all students from the GIHS Art Club. Events are fully chaperoned by teachers and parent volunteers.

On the nights of Saturday, Oct. 24, and Sunday, Oct. 25, from 7 to 10 p.m. the Community Center will come alive with beings creepy enough to scare pre-teens and adults in the "Isle of Horror!" This is a scary haunted house, intended for teens and adults. The cost is $5 per victim.

For the little ones, Art Club will present a new, even gentler "Isle of Spooky Fun" on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Community Center. This area will offer friendly spooks and fairy tale characters to delight youngsters. They will even receive little treats along the way.

The children will then be directed to the Golden Age Center to enjoy games, crafts, face-painting, contests, and treats. The Halloween Party is sponsored by the Town Rec Department. The $5 per person charge includes admission to both the "Isle of Spooky Fun" and the Halloween Party.

All proceeds from the event benefit the GIHS Art Club. Special rates for groups of 10 or more are available. For more information or to donate Halloween props, decorations and costumes, call Cindy Wynne at 716-773-8820.

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