Bury Council’s rangers have organised a super scary programme of events for the October school holidays.
Youngsters and their families are invited to carve their pumpkins into spooky Halloween masks at sessions held across the borough.
Booking is essential, and children must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring your own pumpkin! There is also a 50p per child charge.
The pumpkin carving sessions are:
* Monday 22 Oct atClosePark, Radcliffe (0161 724 8173)
* Tuesday 23 Oct atCoronationPark, Radcliffe (0161 724 8173) andPhilipsPark, Whitefield (0161 272 1168)
* Wednesday 24 Oct at Clarence Park, Bury (0161 797 3896) and Space 2 Tottington Library (01706 82 3358)
* Thursday 25 Oct atOpenshawPark, Bury andManchesterRoad Park, Bury (0161 797 6524)
* Friday 26 Oct atWhitefieldPark, Whitefield (0161 766 9087).
Also, on Tuesday 23 Oct, you can drop in for a morning of creepy crafty fun at the activity centre in BurrsCountryPark(9.45am to 11.30am, book on 0161 253 7984).
And finally, on Saturday 27 Oct, you can join the Friends of Nuttall Park, Ramsbottom on their Halloween Lantern Parade. There will also be various crafts, games and activities for all to take part in including a pumpkin carving competition, and refreshments. The event runs from 3pm to 6.30pm - for more information contact Ronald Berry on 01706 82 3358.
Press release issued: 22 October 2012.