Tuesday, November 8, 2011
The Freehold Township Senior Center was turned into a haunted house just before Halloween.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
The Freehold Township Senior Center was transformed into a haunted house in time for Halloween. The township's first Safe Candy Haunted House at the center on Oct. 28 featured two age-appropriate sections for younger children and teens. The Freehold Township Parks and Recreation Department provided Freehold Patch with photos from the event.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Everything from an alien with his UFO to the kitchen sink.
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- Patch Staff
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Model Heidi Klum is reviewing the best of the hundreds of entries in Patch's nationwide Halloween costume contest to pick a winner, who will be announced later this week, plus nine runnersup, each of whom will receive a donation of $1031 to their favorite charity. But in the meantime, we thought you'd like to see what we thought were the best of our photos here in New Jersey.
Monday, October 31, 2011
Over 100 zombie-teenagers braved the snowy weather for Zombiefest on Saturday, Oct. 29.
Teenagers in sixth grade and older dressed in their most gruesome zombie gear to get into the Halloween Spirit a few days early at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters. While Mother Nature decided to dress up as winter for Halloween, Monmouth County youths braved the weather Saturday night to attend Zombiefest. Coordinators of the Young Adult Program, Stephenie Acosta and Veronica Stevens transformed the site from Library Headquarters into “Halloween Headquarters”, complete with a cemetery archway, tombstones, and haunted woods. “This is the third year in a row we are doing a Halloween event. Usually it’s on Mischief night, but since that will be Sunday this year we decided to change it from a Mischief night party to a Zombiefest…
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Thinking outside the bag.
Who says Halloween treats are just for kids. Patch took a look around at some fancy confection that looked screamin' good to us. Flip through the image gallery to see the Halloween theme at local shops.
Friday, October 28, 2011
Residents got into the spirit of the season with spooky decorations.
Perhaps it's the years of practice gained from Spooktacular, but Freehold residents had a host of creative Halloween displays on their front lawns this October. Unique scarecrows were lined up along borough streets as part of the annual neighborhood contest. Upload photos of your Halloween decorations and your Spooktacular scarecrow contest submissions to the gallery above.
A list of five things you need to know Friday, Oct. 28.
Friday will be mostly sunny with a high near 52 and an overnight low of 39, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The NWS forecasts a 90 percent chance of rain on Saturday. The high for the day will be 46 degrees and the overnight low will be around 32. Sunday will be sunny with a high near 50 and an overnight low of 35, according to the NWS. Rock group Audio Insight will perform a Halloween-themed show at the Freehold VFW on Friday at 6 p.m. The bands The Chairmen, I.O.U. and Ripping Ray will also perform. The Woodbridge-based group was voted among the Top Unsigned Acts of 2011 by the Aquarian Weekly. The Freehold Township Recreation Department will hold a free Safe Candy Haunted House at the Senior Center, 116 Jackson Mills …
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Find out where the fun is at in Monmouth County this weekend.
When & where: Saturday, Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. at Monmouth County Library Headquarters in Manalapan Why you should go: Get into the spirit of Halloween with a showing of the classic 1922 silent film Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror. New York City Museum of Modern Art Senior Piano Accompanist Stuart Oderman will provide a musical voice to the film with his piano playing. What does it cost: Free When & where: Sunday, Oct. 30 from noon to 5 p.m. at Monmouth County SPCA Homeward Bound Adoption Center, 260 Wall St. in Eatontown Why you should go: The week-long Monmouth County SPCA Empty the Shelter Adoptathon will culminate with a celebration on Sunday with The Wag Band, Camp Bow Wow, Purr n Pooch, 2 Dogs Design, and Underdogs. Potential pet …
Monday, October 24, 2011
Families put costumes on early to celebrate Halloween with the Colts Neck Historic Preservation Committee.
Bucks Mill Park was filled with history and thrills Sunday, as families gathered for the first-ever Colts Neck Halloween Festival. Sponsored by the Colts Neck Historic Preservation Committee, visitors were surrounded by superheroes, animals and even World War II historical figures. Complete with an outdoor laser tag court, haunted hay ride, bobbing for apples bucket and a bonfire, families enjoyed a complete package of thrills. Chairmen of the event, Frank Rizzuto (dressed as Joshua Huddy) was hoping to entice, entertain and educate residents. “We wanted to combine history with Edgar Allen Poe and a good old fashion hometown Halloween party”. As the day progressed, Bucks Mill became more frightening, as zombies hid in the …
Sunday, October 23, 2011
Michaels, located in the Pond Road South Shopping Center, offers a bunch of Halloween-themed events .
Maybe the best thing about the spooky economy is that more people will seek out their creative spirit to make unique Halloween decorations and costumes. Michaels, the huge craft store located in the Pond Road South Shopping Center on Route 9 North in Freehold Township, has a bunch of Halloween-decorating events scheduled in October. Kids get to work on a long table in the store's workshop room. (It's on the left when you walk in.) Tues:, Oct 25: Paper Pumpkin Event, Grace your home with ghoulish decor. Free. 10a.m. - Noon Weds., Oct. 26: Halloween Visor Event. Make a Halloween-themed sun visor. Must purchase visor. 6 p.m - 8 p.m. Thurs. Oct. 27: Halloween Mask Event. Make your own masquerade mask. Must purchase mask. 6 p.m - 8 p.m. Fri. …
Friday, October 21, 2011
A list of five things you need to know Friday, Oct. 21.
Friday will be mostly sunny with a high near 60 degrees and an overnight low of around 42, according to the National Weather Service. Saturday’s forecast calls for a mostly sunny day with a high of 59 and a low of 42. The National Weather Service forecasts Sunday will be sunny with a high near 62 degrees and a low of around 43. Bring your carved pumpkin and a candle to the Hall of Records building on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. for the annual Spooktacular Jack-O-Lantern event. Pumpkins are judged in the following age categories: five years and under, six to nine, 10 to 13, and 18 and over. For more information or to volunteer to help with this event, contact Lori Seperac at Seperac@optonline.net. The Center Players will begin a four-week run of …