A scarecrow contest will be held from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Entries are $10 in advance or $12 day of event. The Friends of the Parks will hold their annual Strut Your Mutt doggie costume contest as well. Details for both the scarecrow and “Strut Your Mutt” contests are available online at www.MonmouthCountyParks.com.
Scheduled activities for the day include:
(Crawlers) 12 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m.
(Walkers to 17 mos.) 11:45 a.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:45 p.m.
(18 to 23 mos.) 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
(2 to 3 yrs.) 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m.
Pee Wee Run:
(4 to 6 yrs.) 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m.
(7 to 8 yrs.) 12:15 p.m., 3 p.m.
(9 to 10 yrs.) 1:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m.
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. - History of Balloons with Nick the Balloonatic
1:15 p.m. -2 p.m. - Aesop’s Fables - a Puppet Adventure
2:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m. - Doc Rocko Shocko Spooktacular Magic Show
4:15 p.m.-5 p.m. - Hilarious Halloween Hijinx with Brenn & Doug
11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. - Freaky Frankie and his Monster Baloonz
1-4 p.m. - Nick the Balloonatic
1-5 p.m. - Zombie Stiltwalker
To learn more about Thompson Park Day or other Park System activities, please visit www.MonmouthCountyParks.com or call the Park System at 732-842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the Park System TTY/TDD number is 711. The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks, and Recreation agency.