, Kingston, NH


October 3, 2013

Halloween Happenings

PLAISTOW — Plaistow Recreation is pleased to offer the following Halloween events for residents of Plaistow.

Coloring Contest: Come on down to the Town Hall (second floor), Children’s Room at the Library or visit under Recreation to pick up your coloring contest sheets from September 27 through October 16. Find the age appropriate picture and begin to create! Grab your crayons, markers and glitter bringing out your inner Picasso! All sheets must be returned to the Plaistow Town Hall by Wed., October 16 at 4:00 p.m. Winners will be invited to the October 21 Board of Selectmen meeting to pick up prizes!

Pumpkin Lighting: Plaistow Recreation will partner once again with the Pollard School PTA and the Plaistow Public Library for the 9th annual Pumpkin Lighting on Fri., October 25. Please bring your carved out pumpkin to the Gazebo behind the Town Hall between 5:00-6:15 p.m. Pumpkins will be lined up behind the Town Hall on the walkways. At approximately 6:30 p.m. the pumpkins will be lit. There will be a DJ, games for the children, face painting, pony rides, a bounce house along with much more on the Town Hall Green. Cider and Donuts will be available for all. Prizes will be awarded for the Scariest, Most decorative pumpkin and Most Creative carved pumpkins. Come try and break the pumpkin record of 217 pumpkins on the green. Thank you, to the Pollard School PTA and Colleen Ferrante for their participation and support of this great event.

Toddler Trick or Treat: The 11th annual Toddler Trick or Treat will take place at the Town Hall on Thurs., October 31, from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Residents of Plaistow can bring your toddler (children that are not elementary school age) to the Town Hall and you will receive a map of where to go with your child for Trick or Treat. Area businesses and Town Departments all within walking distance of the Town Hall are participating for your children to have a fun and safe Trick or Treat. Children should be in costume and be accompanied by and adult. You must register your child for this event so businesses may plan their treats. For additional information or to register your child, please call the Recreation Department 382-5200 ext 18, or email

Town Trick or Treat: The Town of Plaistow will be celebrating Trick or Treat on Thurs., October 31, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Please wear bright clothing and trick or treat in your neighborhoods. Parents please check all candy and treats before your children eat them.

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