The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

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October 30, 2013

Halloween, fall festival events set tonight, Thursday

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PALESTINE —

• The Palestine Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will host “Trunk-Or-Treat” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Chapel parking lot. Admission is free.

• New Life Worship Center of Palestine will hold its annual Family Fun Fest at 6 p.m. at the church. Game booths, food concessions, bounce houses and more are part of the event. The church is located at 104 Cedarvale St., across U.S. 79 from Westwood High School.

 

THURSDAY

• The Palestine Fire Department will open its doors for the last time for its Fright Night haunted house from 7 p.m. to midnight on Halloween. The haunted house is located in the old garment factory at 3600 W. Oak St. in Palestine. Check out the event's website, www.palestinefrightnight.com for directions.

Admission is $10, or half-price to any patron who helps “scare out hunger'” by bringing two canned goods to donate to local food banks or a bag of dry pet food to donate to the county animal shelter. Proceeds of Fright Night benefit the Palestine Firefighters Association.

• Southside Baptist Church’s annual Fall Festival — an alternative to trick-or-treat — will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday on the Sierra Drive parking lot. There will be free games, candy, face painting, inflatables, food and more.

• FBC Palestine — The church's annual Fall Festival is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the FBCP parking lot and includes games and candy. Children through fifth grade are invited and must be accompanied by an adult.

• Dogwood Trails Assisted Living & Memory Care is inviting children to stop by to trick-or-treat from 6 to 8 p.m. The facility is located at 1625 W. Spring St.

• Freedom Fellowship Church — A Fall Festival featuring game booths, prizes, cookies, cakes, drinks and lots of candy, will be held Thursday night. The church is located at 125 Kickapoo St. Call 903-729-1310 for more details.

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