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Owens to offer free ‘Halloween Alternative' for kids Oct. 26

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PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH (Toledo News Now) – Friendly ghosts, skeletons and witches will abound as Owens Community College hosts a variety of free games and activities for its seventh annual "Halloween Alternative" for children ages 12 and under Friday, Oct. 26.

Sponsored by the college's Student Government, the child-friendly haunted evening will take place from 6-8 p.m. in the Student Health and Activities Center on the Toledo-area campus on Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township. All activities are free and area residents are welcome to attend with their children.

"Owens Community College's ‘Halloween Alternative' is a wonderful opportunity for families to enjoy an evening full of fun and entertainment in a safe, warm, indoor setting," said John Byers, Owens director of Student Involvement. "Halloween is considered a very special day by many children. The college's Student Government is proud to provide an event for the northwest Ohio community that captures the Halloween spirit and excitement."

Children attending will be able to participate in a variety of arts and crafts during their visit, highlighted by coloring festive Halloween pictures, creating their own puppets and drawing on keepsake pumpkins. Attendees also will be given a trick-or-treat bag to decorate with their favorite colors and unique Halloween designs. Throughout their haunted adventure, children can trick-or-treat for candy from Owens students and travel through a haunted house.

Additionally, "Halloween Alternative" will include various refreshments and snacks for all attendees.

For more information, call (567) 661-2569 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 2569.

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