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Norwood Rec Department plans Halloween activities; brings back Parents Night Out

Posted by Natalie Feulner  October 24, 2012 11:57 AM

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The Norwood Recreation Department has a number of activities planned for the rest of October and into November.

Next month, the department is bringing back its “Parents Night Out” program, and in the coming weeks, it will have a few Halloween-themed activities for children from preschool age to middle school.

More information about the department or upcoming events is available on the recreation department Facebook page.

Pumpkinfest: The annual “Halloween Pumpkinfest” event is back on for Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $5 per person and pumpkin decorating will take place in the Willett Early Childhood Center, 100 Westover Parkway.

Middle School Dance: This Friday, students who attend Norwood Middle School can attend the department’s first dance from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Students should bring school identification cards are encouraged to wear a costumes; however, no swords or weapons will be allowed. The cost is $5.

Spooktacular: Children ages 2 to 8-years-old can attend a “Halloween Spooktacular” event Saturday at the Civic Center from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Attendees can enjoy games, crafts, refreshments, live music and a costume parade organized by the town’s Students Against Destructive Decisions and Spirit Club. The cost is $5 per child and registration is required at www.norwoodma.gov or by calling 781-762-0466.

Parents Night Out: On Nov. 16 from 6:15 to 9:15, parents can drop off children ages 7 to 11 for a night of games, arts, and pizza, while the adults enjoy some alone time. The price is $7 per child and activities will be led by recreation camp staff. “We’ll take care of the kiddos for the night, keep them occupied with fun activities,” Gerald Miller, recreation department superintendent, said at a recent meeting.

Natalie Feulner can be reached at natalie.feulner@gmail.com.

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