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The Optimist Club of Westfield to Present a Halloween Parade

Children participating in the parade should arrive at Quimby Street at 2:30 p.m.

The Optimist Club of Westfield will present a Halloween Parade in downtown Westfield on Sunday, October 28. The new Halloween event will be part of the annual day of Trick or Treating in downtown Westfield featuring a children’s costume contest, entertainment, and roaming costumed characters.

Families are welcome to take pictures with witches, ghosts and goblins. Children participating in the parade should arrive at Quimby Street at 2:30 p.m. The 3 p.m. parade in the downtown area will start at Quimby Street and proceed along North Avenue, Prospect Street, East Broad Street, Elm Street, and return to Quimby Street. The costume contest is for children from pre-school through elementary school ages.  Young children should be accompanied by an adult. 

The Halloween Parade will enhance the annual Downtown Westfield Annual Trick or Treat event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Costume Contest on Quimby Street is organized and sponsored by the Downtown Westfield Corporation and Westfield downtown businesses. All activities and parades will occur rain or shine.

The 2012 Westfield Halloween Parade is organized and sponsored by the Optimist Club of Westfield. The Parade, and related activities continue a long-standing Optimist tradition of providing fun, scary, entertaining and safe Halloween family activities for the community. For information about the Optimist Club Halloween Parade, please contact Jeffrey Feldman atfeldmanjeffreym@gmail.com

The Optimist Club of Westfield is a not-for-profit service club composed of men and women who live and/or work in the Westfield area. Club members participate in projects and activities dedicated to benefit youth and community. For information about the Optimist Club of Westfield, go to optimist@westfieldnj.com

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