Three things for Thursday

By Lisa Kaminski; Manager, Community Development


Walking through the store the other day I noticed that they are beginning to get all fo the Halloween merchandise on the shelves. Halloween is right around the corner! Here are three Halloween related programs the girls in your troop might be interested in.

Fall Pumpkin Patch Trip, Saturday, October 26, 2013, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tim’s Pumpkin Patch, 2901 Rose Hill Road, Marietta, NY, 13110
(Onondaga County), Open to Girl Scouts in grades 2–12 and adults. Take a tractor-pulled wagon ride around the farm. Participate in some great on-site activities. Have an apple cider and donut snack. Take a self-guided tour of the pumpkin patch and choose a pumpkin to take home with you. Adults/troop leaders must accompany their group.

Halloween Spooktacular, Junior and Cadette, Saturday, October 26, 2013, noon to 2 p.m., Roberson Museum and Science Center, 30 Front Street, Binghamton, NY, 13905, (Broome County). Open to Girl Scouts in grades 4–8. Is Roberson Mansion haunted? Take the “haunted” mansion tour and hear accounts of actual events that have taken place in the mansion. Do a Halloween art activity, visit the Mad Scientist’s lab, and watch a special planetarium show. A Halloween fun patch is included in the program fee.

Costume Party, Zumba Style, Saturday, October 26, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m, Eli Parker Youth Center, Abundant Life Community Church
86 Mexico Street, Camden, NY, 13316, (Oneida County). Open to Girl Scouts in grades K–5, adults, and non-registered girls
Wear your crazy tights and headbands, funny socks, Halloween costume, tutu . . . anything fun and comfortable! Do Zumba and dance to songs such as “The Monster Mash,” “Thriller,” and others. Have fun while getting fit! A snack and a fun patch are provided. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle! If you are not currently a member, you must register as a Girl Scout to participate in this event!

For information on these and many other program events visit the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways website at





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