Mineola Holds 13th Annual Halloween Party

Zombies invade village hall and teach kids how to dance the “Thriller.”

Ghosts, ghouls and even Godzilla himself showed up at the Friday night for the village’s annual Halloween party along with upwards of 300 children in costume who flooded the gymnasium and parking lot.

Rejected extras from “The Walking Dead” were all about as the theme of the night was decidedly a zombie-themed bash with the undead roaming the corridors and floors of the as soon as partiers lined up at about 6:30 p.m.

The village had a variety of activities set up for the pint sized trick-or-treaters, including a giveaway bag when they first entered the building, a face-painting station, cotton candy machine, food table as well as carnival rides like a bounce-house and slide and a circular swing ride.

“Thriller” was , as well as the kid-friendly “Monster Mash” as the pint-sized ghouls played a game of limbo. Members of the Marvel universe, particularly “The Avengers,” also made themselves known as popular costume choices this year.

Several volunteers from the were on hand to help with the festivities, including the face painting stations and cotton candy machines. Other volunteers manned one of the food stations handing out hotdogs and ice cream.

All of the Mineola Village trustees made appearances, including , deputy mayor Paul Pereira, and trustees Lawrence Werther, George Durham and Paul Cusato along with their families.


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