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Tuesday, October 23, 2012 2:18 PM

IRON COUNTY—The Windsor Center announces plans for its second annual Halloween/Family Fun event on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
The West Iron County High School Key club, under the direction of Tamra Wheeler, will be performing “Nightmare on Windsor Street,” which is the theme for this year’s haunted house.
Windsor Street includes a hardware store, doll shop, hospital, pharmacy, cemetery and a car crash scene.
There will be a charge for the haunted house of $1 for adults and 50 cents for students.
Other Halloween activities include family photos by Perceptions Photography, arts, crafts and activities in the gymnasium.
New this year, an adult version of “Nightmare on Windsor Street” will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9:30 to 11 p.m.
Adult charge is $2, high school/middle school students, $1. No elementary students will be admitted.
The Beechwood Historical Society and Iron River Township will host a Halloween party on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m. this year, rather than on Halloween night.
The event will be held at the Beechwood Hall at 178 Beechwood Store Road, located about seven miles west of Iron River.
All activities are free and all are welcome.
There will be games, a costume contest and treats for all.
The annual Halloween party at the West Iron District Library will be Saturday, Oct. 27, at 11 a.m.
“Wear your costumes,” said organizers.
There will be new games for children of all ages along with candy and prizes.
A children’s Halloween party will be held at the Crystal Falls District Community Library Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
There will be games, treats and a costume judging contest.
“So, put on your costume and let’s have some fun.”
For more information, call the library at 875-3344.
The annual Halloween parade and party, sponsored by Alfred Branchini Post 17 of Iron River, is set for Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 6 p.m.
Registration will be downstairs at the post at 5 p.m. with the parade at 6.
Following the parade, youngsters will be treated to sloppy Joes, hot chocolate, prizes and candy.
Post 17 is located at 326 Maple St.
The Crystal Falls Lions Club annual Halloween party will be a day earlier this year.
The location will again be the Eddie Chambers Gym at Forest Park High School.
Since the gym will not be available on Wednesday, Oct. 31, the costume party will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 30.
The party will begin at 6 p.m. and is open to children of all ages.
“Please come in costume, as all participants will receive a money award. There will also be treats and refreshments available for all,” said a spokesperson.
By having the party the night before Halloween, children will still be able to do their trick-or-treating on Halloween evening.
The party organizer is again Lion Alda Martin, and she will be assisted by the other Lions Club members.
Ghosts, witches and goblins will be gathering at the Mansfield Township Hall at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, for the community’s annual Halloween party.
Costume contests will be held for youngsters and adults alike, “so put together something scary, cute or just plain fun,” said organizers.
“Don’t forget to bring your decorated pumpkin to display and earn a prize. The Wicked Witch of the West is sure to visit with goody bags for the children after the games.”
All township residents and their guests are invited to attend.
“Please bring cookies or bars to share with all.”
For more information, call Shirley Beck at 875-6376.
Amasa Halloween festivities begin at 4 p.m. at the Amasa Area Recreation Center (Trappers Lane) in Amasa on Wednesday, Oct. 31.
The Hematite Township Volunteer Fire Department and committee will serve sloppy Joes, chips and snacks from 4 to 5 p.m.
At 5, the costume contest begins with treats and prizes for all. All children of the community are invited along with parents, grandparents and friends.
“Come and have a fun and spooky time,” said a spokesperson.
Trick or treating hours follow the party in the township.
The Amasa Museum Halloween Party will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m.
The children’s costume contest gets under way at 6 immediately followed by the adult costume contest.   
The spook house is located upstairs of the museum.
Cake and punch will be served and the public is welcome.
Two special movies will be featured at the Crystal Theatre, located on Superior Avenue in Crystal Falls, Saturday, Oct. 27.
“Return of the Killer Tomatoes,” rated PG and starring George Clooney, will be shown at 5 p.m. followed by Mel Brooks’ “Young Frankenstein” at 7.
Grace Covenant Church will again host “Trunk or Treat” in the church parking lot on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 6 p.m.
All trick-or-treaters, families and friends are welcome to join in the fun.
Trick or treaters will be invited to go through the parking lot, from trunk to trunk, for their treats.
Hot dogs, chips, and popcorn will also be available in the church’s Fellowship Hall. Everyone is welcome, whether or not in costume.
The Grace Covenant congregation is committed to providing a safe and fun atmosphere for all ages. The church is located at 316 Jasper St.
The Caspian-Gaastra Fire Department will hold a children’s Halloween party at the Fire Hall Saturday, Oct. 27, from 2 to 4 p.m.
There will be plenty of treats and games for the youngsters who are encouraged to “come in costume.”
Trick or treats will be at the Porter School Market Place Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
There will be treats and mini pumpkins for children, said organizers.