Elizabethtown Column

On Friday, Oct. 25, there’s a Halloween Zumbathon in the ELCS auditorium, sponsored by the Elizabethtown Social Center as a fundraiser for the Secret Santa and the Toys for Kids Programs. Registration is at 4 p.m., adults are $12, $4 for students or $20 for a family. The family session will begin at 4:15 p.m., children under 12, must be accompanied by an adult. The adult and teen session will begin at 5 p.m. There will be prizes for those brave enough to come dressed in their best Halloween costume. For more details call 873-6408.

The Elizabethtown Fish and Game Club is holding their Fall Raffle. Tickets are $1 each or a book of 6 tickets is $5, the drawing of seven winning tickets will be held at the Nov. 7 Thanksgiving Dinner meeting at the Wallace’s home. First prize is $200, then two $100, two $50 and two $25 prizes. Call 873-3277 or find a member to buy your tickets from. The club would like you to know that their Haunted Hay Ride at the club grounds on Saturday, Oct. 26 has been CANCELED.

Remember that the CATS, Champlain Area Trails second photography contest is happening now, until Nov. 30. If you enjoy taking pictures of our beautiful area, then there are three categories for you to enter; hiking and trails, scenic and nature, towns and villages. Your photographs must have a written caption for each one, explaining the reason for the photograph and where it was taken. There will be two winners in each category, the “Judges First Place” prize is $150, the “People’s Choice” award for the most online votes is $100. The winners will be announced by Dec. 31. For more information call 962-2287 or check the website champlainareatrails.com.

This Saturday, Oct. 26, is the last day that the Elizabethtown brush dump will be open this season, for the residents to dispose of their natural yard waste, leaves and branches, no wider then three inches. No construction material or similar is allowed.

If you’ve been near the Town hall lately, you might have noticed something different. There are new wide concrete steps that have just been built, making it a safe access for of us to enter. Just in time for the busy Election Day Nov. 5.

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