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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Town Halloween Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources Department Events

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The Town of Carrboro Recreation, Parks & Cultural Resources is excited to share to fun, socially-distant activities for the community to safely enjoy for Halloween!  With traditional activities, such as trick-or-treating being discouraged this year, please consider these alternative activities:

Virtual Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest
The Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources Department presents a Virtual Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest for 2020! 

It's super easy and fun, just submit a photo of your carved or decorated pumpkin to dhughes@townofcarrboro.org. Please include in your photo a sign that says “Carrboro 2020”.

All entries are due by 5:00pm on Wednesday, October 28th. Photos will be posted and “Best of Show” winner will be announced on the Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources Department Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/carrbororec/) on Friday, October 30th.

*Please remember that this is a kid-friendly event and CRPCRD reserves the rights to deny entries deemed inappropriate.

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Virtual Halloween Costume Contest
The Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources Department and Weaver Street Market present a Virtual Costume Contest! 

It’s super easy and fun! Pick a category and submit a photo to dhughes@townofcarrboro.org. Please be sure to include which category you are entering. If an age category is selected, you must include your date of birth in the email when you send the photo of your costume. 

Categories are as follows: Age 0-3, Age 4-5, Age 6-10, Age 11-14, Age 15-18, Family/Group.

All entries are due by midnight on Wednesday, October 28th. 

Winners will be announced and winners' photos will be posted on the Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources Department Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/carrbororec/) on Friday, October 30th by 8:00pm following Stories Under the Stars.

*Please remember that this is a kid-friendly event and CRPCRD reserves the rights to deny entries deemed inappropriate.

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Kids' Halloween Prize Bag Pick-Up - PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
The Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources Department would like to invite children 10 and Under to dress in their favorite costume and stop by Carrboro Town Commons on Friday, October 30th anytime between 4:30pm-7:00pm to pick up a small prize bag (while supplies last). 

Prize bags will be handed out by staff in the Town Hall Parking Lot off of Bim Street. 

All cars should access Bim Street via Fidelity Street from the North (near Fire Station #1) and follow the directional signs. Following pick-up, vehicles will need to exit the parking lot left onto Bim Street and then right onto Jones Ferry Road. If you are walking or biking (which we highly encourage), please look for the table near the playground. 

Please follow the directional signs and remember to wear a mask and maintain social distancing.

For a map, click HERE.

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Virtual Stories Under the Stars
The Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources Department and Weaver Street Market present ‘Stories Under the Stars’ on Friday, October 30th at 6:00pm.  Grab a blanket, hot chocolate, cider, and a few cookies and sit back and enjoy some family-friendly spooky tales with our storyteller, Brian Sturm.

This program will be available via the Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/carrbororec/) and the Town of Carrboro YouTube account (https://www.youtube.com/CarrboroNC).  For those who cannot make it, the presentation will remain accessible of those platforms.

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We hope you will enjoy these fun activities.  For more guidance on celebrating Halloween safely during a pandemic, please check out this information provided by the Orange County Health Department: http://townofcarrboro.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1433

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