Halloween spooks October fun in the borough of Newtown
NEWTOWN BOROUGH, PA – The Newtown Borough Recreation Board has announced plans for this year’s Halloween Parade, which will take place on Saturday, October 29.
Costumed children and adults are invited to congregate in the parking lot outside Stocking Works on South State Street for a costume judging contest starting at 8:30 a.m.
Once the judging is complete, the Council Rock High School North Marching Band will lead a parade of costumed children and adults north on State Street to Greene Street, then east on Greene to Brian Gregg Park where the band will entertain and the best costumes will be announced.
Additionally, the Newtown Borough Recreation Board announced its first-ever Halloween Movies in the Park event featuring the movie “Hocus Pocus,” on Friday, October 21 from 6:30-9 p.m. The free event will take place at Linton Memorial Park. at Lincoln and Penn.
Other Halloween events in town include window painting on Saturday, October 16. Residents and visitors to the town will be able to watch individuals, families and groups “paint the town” for Halloween. The rain date is Sunday, October 17. Prizes will be awarded at Newtown Halloween
And mark your calendars for October 30 when “Eric Mintel Investigates” brings its paranormal screening room to the Newtown Theater for a spooky Halloween Eve presentation.
During the event, Mintel and its Paranormal Television team will screen videos of their most recent cases which include hotspots in Bucks County and beyond. Paranormal activity captured on video includes UFOs over Doylestown, spooky spirits at the Plumsteadville Inn, historic twists at New Hope’s Wedgwood Inn, the straight dog known as Beast of Bray Road in Wisconsin, voices disembodied in a haunted theater in Georgia and an encounter with Bigfoot in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens.
Tickets for this event are $15 for public and $10 for theater members. The theater is located at 120 N. State Street in Newtown Borough. For more information and tickets, visit www.TheNewtownTheatre.com/even… .