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Village Halloween at ImagineU In Visalia

IN THE October 13 ISSUE

FROM THE 2018 Articles,
andArts & Entertainment,
andLorie Lewis Ham

by Lorie Lewis Ham

I love Halloween and this Valley knows how to do it up right! There are Halloween events all over-some for kids and some for adults-some free and some cost. Some of them are even fundraisers for a good cause. This week I sat down with Katy Young, Executive Director at ImagineU, to learn about their annual Village Halloween in Visalia!

KRL: What exactly is Village Halloween?

Katy: Village Halloween is a free family event. We provide a fun and safe environment for the community to Trick-or-Treat. We transform the museum into a festive Halloween Village, complete with doors for children to knock on.

KRL: What ages is it for?


Katy: This event is for children 12 and under, with a costume and accompanied by an adult.

KRL: Is this the first year that ImagineU has done this?

Katy: This is our third year putting on Village Halloween.

KRL: What type of preparation does this event involve?

Katy: We will be closed for the day of Halloween to set up for the event. Decorations and Sponsored doors are being put up during this time.

KRL: For those who don’t know, can you explain briefly what ImagineU is?

Katy: ImagineU Children’s Museum is a state-of-the-art learning center, with interactive exhibits for children. We believe that every child and family should have access to a safe environment of play, discovery, and imagination.

KRL: Exactly where and when will Village Halloween be taking place?

Katy: Village Halloween with be taking place at ImagineU Children’s Museum, 210 N. Tipton Street, Visalia, CA 93292 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

KRL: Anything else you would like to add?

Katy: The first 1,500 children will receive a free bag. JC Lansdowne is our event Sponsor for 2018 Village Halloween. Sponsorship opportunities for this event are still available; if you would like more information on how to become a Sponsor, please visit www.imagineumuseum.org/village-halloween.

Check out KRL’s Halloween event page for more Halloween fun!

Lorie Lewis Ham is our Editor-in-Chief and a contributor to various sections, coupling her journalism experience with her connection to the literary and entertainment worlds. Explore Lorie’s mystery writing at Mysteryrat’s Closet.

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