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Zombies Take over Pauls Valley For Boo on the Bricks, Oct. 31st
By Tourism Industry Partner
I thought you might be interested in a little Halloween Surprise that Main Street Pauls Valley and the Pauls Valley General Hospital has up our sleeves for October 31st.
Each year our community invites children from EVERYWHERE to Trick Or Treat the Downtown Merchants between 2-6 pm on Halloween. THOUSANDS of people flood our streets for this event, collecting candy and showing off their costumes! We lovingly call this event BOO ON THE BRICKS!
This year, in an effort to encourage Oklahoma Children to adopt healthy habits for a life saving move towards a balanced diet and fitness, we are teaming up with the Pauls Valley General Hospital, local merchants and the Health Department to turn BOO ON THE BRICKS into a FITNESS CHALLENGE for kids as well as a great, safe way to go trick or treating! The Jack-Track will be a new feature to Boo On The Bricks that will present a Healthy Activity challenge for kids as they trick or treat! Kids will have stations to check into as they gather their goodies at Boo on the Bricks. Once they’ve checked into all of the stations, they will have walked a MILE! Each child that walks a mile will get a surprise and can create a craft on the Boogie Man Block, which will be the closed of section of East Paul Avenue from Chickasaw to the Depot.
While little GHOULSs and BOO-ys are filling their bags with all the goodies our Monster Merchants are giving to them, we’ll be setting up the east section of Paul Avenue as “The Boogie Man Block”, and designating it for a Spooky Spell of Sensational Scenes! We’ll have a petting zoo, Choo Choo Rides, Face Painting, fun activities and even a SPECIAL TOP SECRET entertainment event for kids of ALL ages that happens at 4:30 pm! And while we’re Monster Mashing, we’ll be lending a helping hand for the holidays by collecting Canned Goods for the Samaritan’s Food Pantry from Folks who’d like to join us as a TRUNK OR TREATER, or have an activity booth for the kids!
(Now, we’re trying to keep this entertainment feature TOP SECRET from everyone, but we’ll tell YOU just in case you’d like to join us….We have over 40 local community leaders, hospital staff, Main Street volunteers, DOC volunteers, Pom Squad & Dance team members that have been working together up to 3 nights a week to perform a Michael Jackson Thriller Zombie Apocalypse FLASH MOB –the first ever in our town_ that will take place at approximately 4:30 pm on the Boogie Man Block! This will be a site to see and we’re pretty sure it may become a you tube sensation! LOL)
We’re planning for our efforts to keep kids ACTIVE and MOVING towards a Healthy Lifestyle and our special entertainment feature at 4:30 is sure to get kids jumping around in ALL directions! You won’t want to miss this Thrilling, Action Packed Afternoon of Trick or Treating Fun!
We hope you can join us this Halloween for the THRILLING additions to Pauls Valley’s BOO ON THE BRICKS Celebration Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 from 4-6 pm in Downtown!
For more information, contact the Main Street Office at 405-238-2555