Oct. 26, 2011
Release from the Convocation Center
DEKALB, Ill. - Ghosts, Vampires, and Goblins O’My!! It is that time of year again and this year we are doing it EVEN BIGGER! It is time for the YMCA Spooky Sports Halloween Party presented by Kishwaukee Community Hospital, Convocation Center, NIU Huskie Athletics and Media sponsor B95-FM. Together the YMCA and Sponsors plan to bring the community the BIGGEST Halloween party in DeKalb County.
The YMCA Spooky Sports Halloween Party will be held at the NIU Convocation Center on Friday, October 28th from 4:30 – 8:00pm. Tickets for the Halloween Party are $1.00 per person (Children ages 2 and under are free) and must be purchased in advance at the YMCA.
Advance tickets are on sale now for $1 each at the YMCA during normal business hours. Skip waiting in the ticket line by getting your tickets in advance! Tickets will be available at the Convocation Center the night of the party.
This year, trick-or-treaters will have the opportunity to play games and get autographs from their favorite NIU Athletes. Victor E Huskie, men's and women's basketball, women's gymnastics, wrestling and the NIU Cheerleaders, painting faces, will be in attendance signing autographs and interacting with the kids. Full schedule listed below.
Participants will also enjoy dozens of games, walk through the Spooky Sports Haunted House and show their bravery in a game of Fear Factor. Arts and Crafts will be available for younger party-goers. The popular Magician, Jim Grainger, will also be back to win over the audience with impressive illusions and tricks.
New to the Spooky Sports Halloween party is the Spooky Fun Bounce Room. The Victory E Court will be transformed into a bounce room with several different bounce house adventures.
The Spooky Sports Halloween Party is, safe and indoors. Please note that children under 13 should attend with a parent. Join the fun at the NIU Convocation Center on Friday, October 28th between 4:30-8:00 p.m. for the BIGGEST Halloween Party in DeKalb County.
For more information please call the Convocation Center at 815.752.6800 or visit www.niuconvo.com or the YMCA at 815-756-9577 or www.kishymca.org
Men's basketball - 4:45-7 p.m.
Women's basketball - 6-8 p.m.
Wrestling - 6-8
Women's gymnastics - 4:30-8
Cheerleaders - 4:30-8 p.m.
Victor E. Huskie throughout event