By Andrew Robinson
Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation will host a myriad of events this October in celebration of Halloween.
The Bruce C. Clarke library is kicking the month off with their “Horror Movie Series” at 3 p.m. every Tuesday, starting Oct. 2 and continuing Oct. 9, 16, 23 and 30. All movies will have a PG-13 rating. Entry is free, and the event is open to the public. All ages are welcome, but children under the age of 13 should be accompanied by an adult.
Other upcoming Halloween events include:
— Oct. 19, the Outdoor Adventure Center and Installation Wide Events office will host an outdoor Halloween Campout and Movie at Happy Hollow Recreation Area. Campers can start setting up their tents starting at 4 p.m. Don’t forget your costumes for the first ever “Tent-or-Treat.” The movie begins at 7 p.m., featuring “Son of Bigfoot.” The event is free and open to the public. There will be no event in case of rain or high winds. If you don’t have a tent you can reserve one at the Outdoor Adventure Center now through Oct. 17 while supplies last. For more information, call 596.4223.
— Oct. 24, the 24th Annual Community Fall Festival Fun Night will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. for children ages 5 and younger. Children should arrive in costume and be ready for fun, with lots of activities available, to include face painting, a bean bag toss, balance beam, art activities, basketball and even a costume contest. The event is free and open to the public. It will be held at Pippin Youth Center, home of the Middle School and Teen Program, Bldg. 9625 on Young Street.— Oct. 31, the Bruce C. Clarke Library invites you to join them for their annual Halloween StoryWalk, featuring the story “We Don’t Eat Our Classmates” by Ryan Higgins. Children can enjoy a walk around the library quad while following the Halloween story. Event will also include trick-or-treating, a costume contest, games/prizes and special “Spooky Music” by the 399th Army Brass Band. The event is free and open to the public.
— Also Oct. 31, Daugherty Bowling Center will feature a Halloween Kids Special. Visitors ages 16 and younger in costume will get discounted bowling and shoe rental : only $1 for each. A costume contest will begin at 6 p.m. Prizes will be awarded at 7 p.m. Additional treats will be given out while supplies last.