The Kansas City Royals celebrate (above) after winning a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles at Kauffman Stadium last Wednesday afternoon to complete a 4-game sweep for Major League Baseball's American League championship. The sweep earned the Royals a berth in the 2014 World Series that began Tuesday in Kansas City. It's the Royals first World Series appearance since 1985.
Halloween fun planned locally
By BETTY BEASON
Times Staff Writer
...There's a lot going on in Pleasant Hill this Halloween season.
...Join the pre-Halloween fun at the Pleasant Hill Branch of the Cass County Public Library for "Family Night" at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28.
The "Family Night" is open to children of all ages. Children are urged to come in costume for spooky stories. There will also be crafts, treats and more.
...The NOTEables music support group at the Pleasant Hill High School will hold a Trick or Treat and Haunted Trail fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 25.
...The NOTEables will use the city's MoPac Trail from Oak Street to the parking lot on Boardman Street as a trick or treat trail for younger children from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and a Haunted Trail for older children from 7 to 11 p.m.
...A hayride will bring children back to Depot Park in downtown Pleasant Hill for hot dogs, hot chocolate and a DJ playing music.
...The Lions Club fall chili and soup supper will be held 4:30-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Memorial Building in downtown Pleasant Hill.
...The Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce "Safe Trick or Treat" promotion will be held on Halloween from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday evening, Oct.
31. ...Look for the pumpkin in the window that identifies the participating businesses.
An option to staying home and answering the door bell non-stop is to decorate your vehicle, load it with treats and head to the south parking lot at the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church at the corner of Lexington and Rice streets for "Trunk or Treat" from 6 to 8 p.m. on Halloween. ...There will be prizes for the best decorated vehicle and drawings for prizes. ...The Grace Family Fellowship Church at 124 North Armstrong in Pleasant Hill will also be having a "Trunk or Treat" from 6 to 8 p.m. on Halloween. ...The Big Creek Baptist Church at 1517 North 7 Highway in Pleasant Hill, invites families to swing by for a fall carnival 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, that will include fun, games, and snacks. ...There will be a variety of carnival games with prizes and candy. Free hot dogs and popcorn will be provided. ...A photographer will be taking fun harvest photos with parents and their little 'punkins'. ...Activities will be moved to the church fellowship hall downstairs if it rains.