Halloween is NOT cancelled, it’s better than ever!
Monster Hunt: Participants will be given a number of spooky Plainsboro sites via email where pictures of our monsters may be hiding (viewable by car/bike and or walking) they will need to find and take a picture with each one between October 23-26 and send an email with pictures attached to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before October 27th. Registration for this event will be cut off on October 22nd. The first 3 people/families to get all locations pictured will win a pumpkin which can be delivered to your home or picked up at the Recreation Center. Winners will be announced on Facebook and their pictures published with their permission. Enjoy exploring the parks during your search!
ZOOM Pumpkin Carving Tutorial AND Magic Show: Learn to carve from a pro! Friday, October 23rd at 7:00 pm. Learn basic pumpkin carving tips and techniques to carve your own jack o lantern! All you need is a pumpkin and a pumpkin carving kit. Register at www.plainsboronj.com. Zoom link and password will be sent the email provided. After the carve stick around for a magic show and games.
Drive-In Movie: Hocus Pocus: Join us for the family friendly classic, Hocus Pocus! A curious teen moves to Salem, where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of diabolical witches that were executed in the 17th century. Drive-in movie will be on Saturday, October 24th at 6:00 pm. The movie will be shown at 500 College Road East. NOTE: Due to limited space, registration is required. Plainsboro residents only. YOU MUST REMAIN IN YOUR VEHICLE THROUGHOUT THE EVENT pulling out lawn chairs and sitting around the vehicle is not permitted. Only 1 person per vehicle needs to register. Register at www.plainsboronj.com.
Virtual Mummy at Mystery Mansion LIVE Show: Sunday, October 25th at 7:00 pm. Frankie and Casey visit their uncle for his annual Halloween party, only to find out that a creepy Mummy has been scaring everyone away! Some say the house is haunted, but Frankie and Casey have a different idea. Join them on their adventure to unravel the mystery of the mummy! Along the way, you’ll explore some spooky and exciting science concepts about blackouts, mummification, and more! This live, virtual show is interactive and your host will interact with the audience, get everyone participating at key moments, provide reactions and commentary, conduct polls and quizzes, teach everyone a bonus activity to try at home, and chat with the audience before and after the show. Show will take place via zoom, link and password will be sent via email.
Haunted House Decorating Contest: Out-BOO your neighbors by entering the Haunted House Decorating Contest! Decorate your yard/porch to be the spookiest in Plainsboro! Register at plainsboronj.com BEFORE Friday, October 23rd to be entered into the contest. Decorations must be complete and ready for the judges by Tuesday, October 27th Winners will be announced the week of November 1st and winners will receive Halloween themed gift baskets full of goodies! The spooky categories are as follows:
SCARIEST: Entries will be judged on how frightening your decorations are!
Best EFFECTS: This category includes special effects, including lights and mechanical effects to surprise and entertain everyone!
Most Family Friendly: Show us your family, friendly Halloween decorations.
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For more information on these or any of our other exciting programs contact the Plainsboro Recreation & Cultural Center:
Address: 641 Plainsboro Road, Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Phone: 609-799-0909 x1719