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Entries, volunteers sought for Halloween parade in New Douglas

Parade entries, volunteers and donations are being sought for New Douglas’ third annual Halloween Parade & Part at the Park.

The parade will begin at 5 p.m. on Halloween night, Saturday, Oct. 31. Parade lineup will be at 4:15 p.m. at the American Legion, 405 N. 4th St. Floats will be judged in the line.

A costume contest for children and adults will be held at the American Legion from 4 to 4:30 p.m.

The parade route will run from the American Legion down W. Douglas Street to Main Street and end at New Douglas Township Park.

Cash prizes will be awarded at the Party at Park, which will follow the parade. The festivities at the park, which will include hayrides and music, will run until 10 p.m. There will be a goodie bag for each child. Drinks, caramel apples and hot dogs will be served at the park as well. There will also be a pumpkin carving contest at 6 p.m. Bring your carved pumpkin to the park to be judged. Cash prizes will be awarded.

Contact Rachel at rtevis1@hotmail.com to enter a float, donate candy, or volunteer to be a judge or organizer. For more information, go to New Douglas’ Annual Halloween Parade on Facebook.