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NEW AT HOBB’S GROVE THE PORTAL:
Immersive Laser Shooting Experience

You and your group are investigating a supernatural disturbance that has recently befallen our small backwoods town.

Residents are told that the regional power is supplied by the nearby industrial complex owned by the conglomerate, Xanis-Heftel, Inc. However, all is not what it seems. Ever since the ominous factory opened, the mysterious noises and distant screams echoing from the compound have baffled the neighboring town.

After last night’s explosion at the plant, things seem to have taken a turn for the worse. Someone…or something has taken over the factory and the unfortunate townsfolk are caught in the crossfire.

The Mission: Help them shut down the power source and uncover the secrets needed to stop this dangerous Menace.

You can also check out their Pumpkin Grove: thepumpkingrove.godaddysites.com

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The Haunted Yard – A 3 Night Spooktacular Event For All!
Hosted by Fresno Parks & Recreation (PARCS)
When: October 26, 27, 28
Haunted Tours: $2 per person
Time: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Located at:
Ted c. Wills
770 N San Pablo Ave, Fresno, California 93728

Now Recruiting: Ghost, witches, zombies, clowns, pirates, and more to volunteer in various haunted scenes.
To sign up for this frightful event, walk in register at Ted C. Wills Rec Room Mondays 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM or online at www.parcsonline.fresno.gov

City of Visalia Parks & Recreation

50+ Fall Fun Outing
We will take the trolley down Mooney to Vossler Farms
Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch. You will have the opportunity
to stroll through the pumpkin patch. Included is a painting
session where you will have the opportunity to paint the pumpkin or
pumpkin patch scene of your choice! Our
art instructor will join us at Vossler Farms and assist with
the painting process. A sack lunch will be provided by our
Senior Center caterer. Grab your friends and come out for
fall fun. Art supplies will be provided.

Ages: 50 yrs +
Location: Meet at the Visalia Senior Center, 310 N. Locust
Date: Thursday, October 26th
Time: 10 a.m.
Cost: $25

Halloween Luncheon

Special Monthly Luncheons are priced the same as our daily luncheon,
but will be themed and include an extra pizazz of
fun; whether we celebrate in costume, play games or raffle off prizes!
Come for the food and stay for the fun! Reserve your lunch by 12 p.m.
one business day ahead at (559) 713-4481.

Senior Lunch Program
Meet up with friends or make new ones! Come join us for a fun class or
activity and then enjoy a delicious lunch afterwards at the Visalia
Senior Center. You always have an option between the daily entrée, a
Chicken Caesar Salad, or our weekly special salad. Meals are prepared
by our talented chef and sous chefs.

Menus available at the Senior Center and online at
www.liveandplayvisalia.com, click on Recreation Programs and then
Visalia Senior Center.

Location: Visalia Senior Center – Main Room
Date: Tuesday, October 31st
Time: 12 – 1 p.m.
Cost: $4 per meal 55 yrs +
$5 per meal – For guests under 55 yrs and take-out meals

Contact information:
Visalia Parks & Recreation
345 N. Jacob St. Visalia, CA 93291
(559) 713-365
recreation@visalia.city
www.liveandplayvisalia.com


Halloween Social!

Friday, October 6 at 7 PM – 9:30 PM
Ming Restaurant
1414 N Van Ness Ave, Fresno, California 93728

Join members of Trans-E-Motion as they host their social this month with members of PFLAG Fresno. Enjoying socializing while mixing with two awesome groups who provide support to the LGBTQ Community. Costume wear is STRONGLY encouraged! See you there!


Discovery Center Fall Fest
Friday, October 13 at 6 PM – 9 PM
The Discovery Center
1944 N Winery Ave, Fresno, California 93703
Join us for our 3rd annual Fall Fest! We will have a petting zoo, music, games,candy, a mad scientist lab, movie and characters! Don’t forget your costumes for parade and contest!

Buy your tickets online at thediscoverycenter.net or inside the museum!

*Movie will start at 7:30 pm, bring your lawn chairs and blankets.


ZooBoo at Fresno Chaffee Zoo-

October 20, 21, 27, 28:

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Join us for our annual ZooBoo celebration!

The entire Zoo will be decorated for this special evening of trick-or-treating, carnival games, live entertainment and animal attractions and carnival games!

Children are encouraged to dress in costumes. (Non-scary costumes are appropriate for this event – please select a costume that is appealing to children and does not contain horror elements of any kind.) Only adults accompanied by a child or children under 13 years of age will be permitted to wear costumes on Zoo grounds. Adults, please do not wear a full face mask or have your face completely covered.

Ticket Information

Members:
$16 adults
$14 children (ages 2-11)

Non-Members:
$18 adults
$16 children (ages 2-11)

Non-Member Day of Event (if available):
$20 adults
$18 children

Children 1 and under get in for free.

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