Centre Region Parks and Recreation to hold two October events

Centre Region Parks and Recreation announced two upcoming fall events.

CRPR and Schlow Centre Region Library will host Dark in the Park from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 16.

The 19th annual event will take place at Sunset Park. Storytellers will tell fairy tales and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and hot chocolate. Carpooling is strongly recommended.

On Oct. 20, CRPR will hold its second annual Scarecrow-STUFF IT competition at 2 p.m. at the Millbrook Marsh Nature Center.

CRPR will provide the straw, string and bags and participants bring the rest of the supplies needed to build a scarecrow. Other activities will include face painting and relay races.

The cost is $20 per scarecrow and teams should register by Oct. 11.

For more information, visit or call 231-3071.