"If you will protest courageously, and yet with dignity and Christian love, when the history books are written in future generations, the historians will have to pause and say, There lived a great people-a black people-who injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization."
—Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-68) African-American reverend, civil rights leader
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.