Briefs for Monday, Sept. 10 |

Briefs for Monday, Sept. 10

The old Elementary School in Meeker will be open for decorating from Oct. 15 -Oct. 30 from 6-8 p.m., and Oct. 27- Oct 28 from 1-5 p.m. Clean up and Tear down Must be completed by Nov. 1 at 1 p.m. All participants must provide their own decorations, props, costumes and Haunters.

This year’s categories are as follows:

CROWD FAVORITE: This category is voted on by all who DARE to take in the haunted house tour.

BIG SCARE: Entries will be judged on who gathers the biggest scream.

JUDGES’ FAVORITE: This category is decided by judges.

RULES: Do not cover/interfere with any fire safety equipment or walkways! No open flames or firearms allowed. No touching the patrons allowed, nor are they allowed to touch you. Judging will be conducted during the event on Oct. 31, from 5-7 p.m.

WINNERS and prizes will be announced in Nov. 8th in the Rio Blanco Herald Times

Entry/Contact info: Entry forms should be mailed or dropped off at the following address: ERBM Recreation and Park District, 101 Ute Road, Meeker, CO. NLT October 12, 2012

for more information, please contact Michelle Smith, 878-3403 ext. 210


ERBM Recreation and Park District will be hosting our annual event, Pumpkins, Eats, and treats, on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Pumpkins, Eats, & Treats have been a popular and safe destination of our local trick-or-treaters for the past 10 years with Ghostly Games, Scary Storytelling, Haunted House, Trick-or-Treating, and a parade of costumes.

To keep the tradition, we are asking local businesses to handout treats to participants. We encourage you to set up a booth/table around 3:45 p.m. on the Courthouse Lawn so we can hand out treats to around 500 trick-or-treaters.

ERBM Recreation and PArk District is challenging all businesses to decorate a room in the Haunted House, located in the Old Elementary School. If your business is interested in participation in the Haunted House, Trick-or-Treating, or BOTH, please contact me at the ERBM Recreation and Park District at 878-3403 ext. 201 by Sept 28, 2012

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