Communities will be hosting Halloween fun


TRI-CITY AREA — As another Halloween approaches, local children and adults can be found picking out pumpkins and favorite costumes for the spookiest of holidays.

Listed below are some of Halloween activities taking place in the coming days.

In Almont, on Saturday, Oct. 29, the Almont Lions Club hosts its 25th Annual Spooky Time Bash from noon – 3 p.m. at Almont Community Park. The event will feature an all-ages costume contest, games, crafts and hot dogs.

In recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Spooky Time Bash, Lions members will be giving away some great cash prizes.

From 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, the Rustic Bluebird and Randazzo Jeweler will host a downtown “Boo Bash,” with face painting, an apple cider bar, and games.

On Halloween (Oct. 31) evening, downtown Almont businesses will be handing out treats to children from 5-6 p.m.

In Imlay City, the city will be hosting traditional Halloween trick-or-treating hours between 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 31.

In Dryden, on Sunday, Oct. 30, Dryden Wesleyan Church will be handing out treats, along with hayrides, a petting zoo, free food, bonfires and Kona Ice. Prizes will be awarded for the “best costume” and “best decorated trunk.”

In Berville, on Monday Oct. 31, the Berville Ladies and Lions Charities will host a ‘Spooktacular Trunk or Treating’ celebration from 5-7 p.m. at Berville Lions Field at 13651 Hough Road. Cash prizes of $100, $75 and $50 will be awarded for the Best Decorated Display. For information, Call Laura Winans at 810-650-6254 or Lisa Uppleger at 810-397-3531.

Tom Wearing started at the Tri-City Times in 1989, covering the Village of Capac as a beat reporter. He later served stints as assistant editor and editor. Today, he covers Imlay City and Almont as a staff writer. He enjoys music and plays drums and sings with various musical groups in the Detroit Metropolitan area.