"Who knows why we live, and struggle, and die?... Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand. But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle, is beyond all human wisdom."
—Alan Stewart Paton (1903-88) South African writer, noted for novels Cry, the Beloved Country
Jerseyville Halloween Festival
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Costume Judging--10:30 a.m. at the Lion's Club Park. Prizes awarded immediately after all categories have been judged.
**New costume category this year--Pop Culture!**
Other categories include: Pre-school (this includes babies); K - 2; Gr. 3 - Gr. 6; Gr. 7 - Adult; Family or Group.
Parade--Starts at 11:30 a.m. and goes down State Street from Pine to the Prescription Shop.
Trick-or-Treating to the merchants from Noon until 12:30 p.m.
Carnival--Runs from Noon until 1:00 p.m. on the Jerseyville Public Library parking lot. We'll have inflatable fun, a hayride, games, hot dogs, soda, & water!
Co-sponsored by the Jersey County Business Association, Jerseyville Parks & Recreation Dept., and the Jerseyville Public Library.