Annual Pug Parade set for Oct. 19

CHESTERTOWN Whats more heartwarming than dogs and humans collaborating for a whimsical community event that entrances children with a dose of make-believe while expressing a measure of good humor? Its the ninth annual Halloween Pug Parade & Party, set for Sun. Oct. 19 at Dynamite Hill recreation center in Chestertown. In years past, 150 or more pugs have paraded in costume, and contested for a variety of whimsical titles, like Curliest Tail and Most Wrinkled Face. Annually, vendors offer pug-related merchandise and mementoes, and the event draws a good crowd. Sponsored by the North Warren Chamber of Commerce, registration begins at 11 a.m. and activities officially begin at noon. For more informatIon, call 494-2722 or see the website: northwarren.com.

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