There were activities for the whole family both BEFORE and AFTER the parade:
BEFORE the parade from 2:30-3:30pm, Halloween Bags – Meet the spooky staff of Paddington Express (300 East Main St.) and make Halloween Trick-or-Treat Bags
3:00 - 3:30pm, Halloween Fun – at the Ashland Public Library (410 Siskiyou Blvd.) featuring local musicians, Tish McFadden and Brian Freeman. Sponsored by Friends of the Ashland Public Library.
Before Halloween: Kickoff Halloween festivities by attending the Ashland Schools Foundation Monster Ball Pasta Party on Friday, October 25th from 5:00-8:00pm at the Historic Ashland Armory (costume contest & kid’s activities), then run in the 11th annual Monster Dash Run for Education on Saturday, October 26th. Race Day registration, packet pickup, and vendors open on race-day at 9:00am in Lithia Park. The 1-mile Fun Run/Walk starts at 10:00am, and the 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run have a combined start at 10:45am. New this year, attend the official after party, hosted by the Brickroom from 12-3:00PM. Runners receive a free beer or non-alcoholic drink and a commemorative pint glass. All events benefit the Ashland Schools Foundation and support grants in Ashland public schools. For more info or to register, checkout the flyer enclosed or visit ashlandmonsterdash.com., visit www.ashlandmonsterdash.com.