Have you picked the perfect pumpkin yet? Decided on the ideal costume for Halloween? You better hurry–we’re just a few days away!
In the meantime, check out what’s happening this week around town you need to know about.
You Need to Eat, Support the Library: Applebee’s on Mountain Avenue in Hackettstown will host the Dining to Donate event for Friends of the Washington Township Library. The restaurant will donate 10-percent of all food purchases from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. back to the Washington Township Library. Be sure to bring the attached PDF form in order for the restaurant to note your purchase. All you have to do is eat, and they take care of the rest.
You Need a Board Meeting: The West Morris Regional Board of Education will hold its regular meeting Monday night at 7 p.m. at Mendham High School. The meeting is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend. The last meeting saw a contentious topic broached when one representative questioned another’s use of a personal newsletter to broadcast information to residents.
You Need to Enter a Pumpkin Decorating Contest: The Long Valley Village Association’s annual pumpkin painting and carving contest will be held Thursday at the Long Valley Green Market. All residents choosing to enter the contest may bring their creations to the market at 20 Schooley’s Mountain Road between 2 and 5 p.m. on Oct. 25. Find out more by going here.
Your Band Needs to Battle: Valley View Chapel will host a Battle of the Bands on Friday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. Any middle or high school bands are invited to compete and the winners will receive four hours of recording time at The Studio of Long Valley. Go here to find out more.
You Need to Check Out Halloween Stuff: We’ve got a slew of Halloween posts for readers to participate in. We’ve asked you to upload your photos of your decorated homes, and to share your ghoulish tales. Go here to share your photos, and click here to tell us about the scary things you’ve seen.