Costume caper
by TP staff
Oct 28, 2012 | 5348 views | 2 2 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Downtown Halloween parade
Vivienne Gonzalez  (right) waddles along the parade route down Central Avenue with her niece Lona Gonzalez as they join in the annual downtown Halloween parade on Saturday, Oct.27.  Glenn Moore/Tracy Press
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Ghouls, ghosts and goblins of all ages descended on downtown as they gathered to march in their costumes in the annual Halloween parade on Saturday, Oct. 27.

The haunted happenings began with children trick or treating the downtown business along 10th Street and Central Avenue in the early afternoon.

Shortly before 4 p.m. kids and adults in their Halloween attire lined up for their monster march down 10th Street to Central Avenue.

The parade ended at the Grand Theatre where Deborah Skinner and her Academy of Performing Arts performed several dance routines.

The parade activities ended with Skinner leading the crowd in learning the flash mob dance "Time Warp" from the "Rocky Horror Picture Show."

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October 29, 2012
You know you are too old to Trick or Treat when…

You keep knocking on your own front door.

You remove your false teeth to change your appearance.

When someone drops a candy bar in your bag, you lose your balance and fall over.

People say: “Great Boris Karloff Mask” and you’re not wearing a mask.

You have to carefully choose a costume that doesn’t dislodge your hairpiece.

You’re the only Power Ranger in the neighborhood with a walker.

And finally… When the door opens you yell, “Trick or……?” And you can’t remember the rest.

Have a safe and great Halloween, everyone!

October 28, 2012
Parade of the anchor babies.

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