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Oregon Park District offers Halloween events

Bring your dog to Howl'oween on Oct. 23

Dog owners are encouraged to bring their pooches in constume to the Oregon Park District's annual Howl'oween event at Wiggly Field Dog Park on Tuesday, Oct. 23.
Dog owners are encouraged to bring their pooches in constume to the Oregon Park District's annual Howl'oween event at Wiggly Field Dog Park on Tuesday, Oct. 23.

Are you looking for Halloween fun for Kids and Canines?

The Oregon Park District is offering these activities:

7th Annual Wiggly Field Howl’oween Canine Costume Contest

Parading pooches in costumes accompanied by their families are invited to come in costume and take part in the Doggie Parade at Wiggly Field on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 5:30 p.m.

Judging will follow with awards to the winning canines.

Categories for judging include: Best Purchased Costume, Best Homemade Costume and Best Group (multiple dogs or people/pooch costumes).

Spectators are welcome. However, all participating dogs must have a Wiggly field permit and all park rules and regulations will apply.

“Keep in mind that this is a family friendly event and we ask that all costumes be appropriate,” said Debbie Leffelman, organizer.

Annual Halloween Carnivals will be offered on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at the Nash Recreation Center in Oregon.

The pre-K Carnival is from 10-11:30 a.m. and the K-5th grade Carnival is from 3:30-5 p.m.

“The carnivals are a safe indoor opportunity for fun and games. Try your luck and skill at a variety of different carnival games and win fun candy and prizes,” Leffelman said.

Each child will receive 12 free tickets to play and additional game tickets may be purchased at the door.

Raffle tickets can also be purchased for the chance to win gifts donated by local businesses.

For more information stop by Nash, or call 732-3101.

For more information contact Debbie@oregnopark.org.

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