October 27th, 2012 12:10 PM by Ginger Turner
Animal Adoption Event Saturday
The Alpine City Animal Shelter and the Alpine Humane Society are having an Animal Adoption Day on Saturday, October, 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event will be at Morrison’s True Value Garden Center. The animals are ready for Halloween and will dress for the occasion. Adoption fees are $50, which includes testing, vaccines spay/neuter and a microchip. Come by, see them in costume and find a new best friend.
Halloween Parade Oct. 27
Alpine’s Halloween Parade will be Saturday, October 27 at 6 p.m. Line-up starts at 5:30 p.m. and the parade begins at 6 p.m. Line-up will be at 704 W. Sul Ross (Alpine ISD Administration Building) and the parade will end at the Alpine Middle School Halloween Carnival. Prizes will be awarded to the following Divisions: Best Overall Float; Best Decorated Bike, ATV, Motorcycle and Miscellaneous; Best Equestrian Entry; Best Decorated Automobile.
Trunk or Treat
Trunk or Treat is Coming! First Baptist Church of Alpine will sponsor Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 27 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Kids of all ages are invited to come for free candy and prizes, which will be handed out from decorated car trunks parked in the West Texas National Bank parking lot. For more information contact the church office at 432-8370-2487.
Pajama Story Time
Attention all children ages 4-10 years old: Don your pajamas or Halloween costume and come to the Alpine Public Library on Saturday, October 27, at 7 p.m. Watch a spooky puppet show, listen to festive Halloween stories, and make a frightening pop-up ghost. Take a look at a scorpion’s tail under a microscope! This program is free and will last about an hour.
Harvest Festival Sunday, Oct. 28
Grace Christian Fellowship Church, at 801 E. Brown, will be hosting a Harvest Festival on Sunday, October 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be games, prizes, rides, food and candy. Bring the kids and enjoy the fun and fellowship. Free admission! For more information, please contact Derek Thurlby at 386-7230.
Toddler Time meets every Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Alpine Public Library. Join us on October 30 for not-so-scary Halloween stories and craft projects.
First Assembly of God, across the street from the Alpine High School, will host an evening of food, games and a premiere showing of “Amazing Love,” Wednesday, Oct. 31 in the church’s fellowship hall. The food and games will begin at 6 p.m. with the movie starting at 7 p.m. This event is free to the public and all are welcomed.
Scary Story Contest at the Alpine Public Library
Think you can scare us? The Alpine Public Library is having a Scary Story Contest for writers between the ages of 11 and 18. Stop by the library for contest rules information, or visit our Facebook page at alpinepubliclibrary.org. Prizes include gift cards to La Casita and Alicia’s, and free Rangra movie passes. Deadline for submissions is October 31 at 5 p.m.
Halloween for kids, grown-ups on Murphy Street
Trick or Treat on Murphy Street will be held on Wednesday, October 31, at Raspa/La Yarda, with Adventure Rides on the Desert Express (5:30 p.m.-8 p.m.); Scary Stories (7 p.m.) and a Halloween Play starring Matt and the Sul Ross Players (8 p.m.); as well as marshmallow roasting and more. Join us for kid and grown-up friendly Halloween fun along Murphy Street. Participating businesses include Hotel Ritchey, Murphy Street Raspa, La Yarda, Los Jalapenos, La Sombra, Alpine Studios and Brown Dog Gardens.
Halloween pictures Oct. 31 at AES
The PTO will be taking Halloween pictures on Wednesday, October 31 at Alpine Elementary. Students will be allowed to wear their costumes to school that day. If you would like a 5x7 picture of your child/children, please send in your payment with the form that was sent home with your child. Pictures will be $5. Forms and payments need to be in on Tuesday, October 30. For more information, 432-294-4852 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Shine in His Light" Fall Festival
Alpine Christian School will be hosting their annual “Shine in His Light” Fall Festival next Friday November 2nd at 5:00 at Kokernot Park. Lots of food, games, prizes, bouncy house, face painting, photo booth, cake walk, and much more will be available for the kids to enjoy. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to World Vision, a global non-profit Christian organization that focuses on the sustainable living of the poor in third world countries. All other funds will be used at the classroom level and will directly benefit the students. A costume contest will also take place but we ask that children wear only family-friendly costumes. We look forward to seeing you there. If you would like more information, contact Alpine Christian School at 837-5757.
Farmers’ Market planning move, name change
The Alpine Farmers’ Market will be moving to the Hotel Ritchey courtyard Nov. 3, to become the Historic Murphy Street Saturday Market. The market is every Saturday year-round. Come down and join us for local produce, local food and local fun.
One Stop Shop
Come experience the One Stop Shop in Alpine Saturday, November 10 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Alpine Civic Center. Get a jump start on your Holiday Season. … Join us for a fun-filled day of Shopping. Admission is free. There will be gift baskets, give-aways, a concession stand, goodie bags and more. Give-away ticket proceeds will benefit Project Graduation 2013. For more information contact Lorene Villanueva at 432-294-2126.