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Carving up all the Halloween festivities

Greek Treats
Join UNCG’s fraternities, sororities, and athletes for their annual Greek Treats celebration on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, from 6-8 p.m. at the UNCG Soccer Stadium. Greek Treats provides a safe and fun Halloween environment for community children and their families.

Each group will provide games and candy for children of all ages to enjoy. Costumes are encouraged! Free parking will be available in the Walker Avenue Parking Deck for families with children in costume under the age of 16.

After trick-or-treating, be sure to stay for the Kids Zone and UNCG vs. Georgia Southern men’s soccer game at 7 p.m. Admission to all events is free, but families are encouraged to bring one can of food per child. Canned goods will be donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank.

In case of rain, Greek Treats will be held on Oct. 26, 6-8 p.m., by the Soccer Stadium. In case of rain on Oct. 26, it will be moved indoors to Cone Ballroom in the EUC. For more information, contact the Office of Campus Activities and Programs at 334-5800 or cap@uncg.edu.

Monsterfest
EUC Auditorium – Friday, Oct. 21 – Free – A Halloween-themed triple-feature, beginning at 5 p.m.:

  • 5 p.m. – Ghostbusters 2
  • 7 p.m. – Jurassic Park
  • 9 p.m. – Harry Potter 7, Part 2

2011 Haunted Foust House community fundraiser
Saturday, Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m. to midnight. Funds will go to Brenner Children’s Hospital. The Haunted House will be in Mary Foust Hall, on College Avenue. Tickets are $5 each or $3 plus a can of food. The theme this fall is “Zombies.”

Starting Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Mary Foust Hall, carved pumpkins will be on display.

“Horror though history” panel
Wednesday, Oct. 26, Sullivan Science 101, featuring Dr. Jill Bender, Kathelene Smith and Caitlin Saraphis. Learn where all of those scary stories you’ve heard come from. Sponsored by UNCG Historical Society.

Night of Fright in EUC Cone Ballroom
Friday, Oct, 28, fall festival of events, starting at 7 p.m. Activities include a screening of “Zombieland,” pumpkin carving and a costume contest.

And if the day of Halloween arrives and you want more…

Ghost tour of campus
Join University Libraries staff Carolyn Shankle and Hermann Trojanowski for a 30-minute walking ghost tour on Monday, Oct. 31. On the tour you will learn about the ghosts that are said to haunt Mary Foust Residence Hall, Spencer Residence Hall, Alumni House and Aycock Auditorium.

  • Tour Times: 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
  • Meeting Place: College Avenue in front of Mary Foust Residence Hall
  • Duration of Tour: 30 minutes
  • Costumes: Optional

Please contact Hermann Trojanowski at hermann_trojanowski@uncg.edu to reserve a place on one of the tours.

Events compiled by Mike Harris