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Pumpkin Decorating: Pre-K to 4th Grades           
It is pumpkin decorating time! Bring a pumpkin and we’ll provide the rest for you to create a decorative pumpkin to show off. We will have stickers, felt, glue, paint, makers and more!

Drive Through Goblin Giveaway: Families w/children 4th grade & under 
New this year! Come celebrate Halloween with us. Families will have the opportunity to parade through the “trunks” at the Parks and Recreation Parking Lot. Show off your cool costumes while viewing all the spooky trunks. Pre-registration is required for both cars and participants.
*Must pre-register by Oct. 16.  Please register each child in the household. 

The Great Pumpkin Carving Contest:
Categories: Grades 5th-8th; 9th-12th; Adult(18 & over)
Join the fun! Carve a pumpkin and submit your photo to us on or before October 28th.  We will hold an on-line contest to see who has the best carved pumpkin in each category.  Submit on or before October 28. Judging will be held from October 30 through November 1
Winner announced: Tues. November 3

Halloween Golden Pumpkin & Friendly Monster Hunt:
Pre-K to 5th grade. 
Help us find 24 golden pumpkins and friendly monsters hiding throughout our parks. You will need a camera to capture them. Costumes are optional. Submit your entries to the Parks and Recreation office via email at to be entered to win a prize!
Registration is not required.
Hunting Dates: October 26-30 Submission Dates: On or before November 2

Halloween Cookie Decorating:    
Have fun decorating your very own cookies in the comfort of your kitchen. “Sweets on Main” will supply decorating kits which included: 6 cookies, icing, sprinkles & instructions. 
Register before Oct. 16th
Kits can be picked up at the Parks & Recreation Office. 
Pick up Date: Oct. 20 & 21
Hollow's Eve Cemetery Walks:  COMING SOON
Get into the "Spooky Spirit" of the season on a lantern lit walking tour through Branford's Center Cemetery.  Walk amongst the grounds and feel the legacy of our ancestors.  Step into the past with in-character guides who will regale you with tales of our town's fascinating history.  Pre-registration is required.

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Pumpkin Decorating 
N/A  K - 4  10/14/2020
3:03 PM - 4:30 PM

Joseph Trapasso Community House - Joseph Trapasso Community House Parking Lot
$5.00 Res
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Drive Through Goblin Giveaway 
0 - 9  N/A  10/23/2020
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Joseph Trapasso Community House - Joseph Trapasso Community House Parking Lot
$0.00 Res
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The Great Pumpkin Carving Contest 
9 - 99  N/A  10/28/2020
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM

At Home
$0.00 Res
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Halloween Cookie Decorating 
4 - 99  N/A  10/16/2020
9:00 AM - 9:05 AM

At Home
$25.00 Res
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