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Halloween happenings are beginning in many towns as recreation departments have costume parades scheduled, scary haunted houses and other events going on between now and October 31st.  If you have a little ghoul or goblin in your home and you live here, make sure you check out what your local school and recreation department have planned.

There are also some really neat events not connected to your school or rec department.  Be sure to check these Halloween happenings out  too –

Glen Rock’s Porch Light Theater is featuring t’s award winning original musical Stage Fright.  Performances are held on October 28th and 30th.  Stage Fright is musical comedy about trick or treaters.  It is a terrific fun night out for the entire family.  Halloween

Children love going to Zoo Boo at the Bergen County Zoo in Van Saun Park in Paramus.  This is another terrific Halloween happening for children.  Zoo Boo is an annual event and extremely popular.  This does get sold out quickly so get your tickets right away.

In New Milford there is the amazing Nightmare on River Road with two levels which they describe as Under 13 and Adult.  This is an annual fund raiser that has become so popular that it runs for an entire month.

The Ridgewood Y is a major presence in Ridgewood with year round activities.  Halloween is no exception.  The Y celebrates the season with a pumpkin painting event.  Held for young children, this is a free event that’s open to the public from 1-3:30 on October 29th.  As a result, Y membership is not required.  Bring your pumpkin and your child or children with you.  They’ll supply everything else.

For more Halloween happenings be sure to check with your local town hall, school and nature center.  Another great source of local event information are the following 2 websites – as well as  Halloween happenings are all over Bergen County – find one that’s right for you and have a safe and happy Halloween!

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