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2014- ??
2013- 425
2012- 500
2011- 530
2010- 420
2009- 430
2008- 250

Annual Halloween Fest at the GCC
7th Annual Grimes Halloween Fest at the GCC is back!  The gym will be packed with inflatables, activities around the facility, and candy for all at the booths set up.  This year, we not only want to see the kids wear their costumes, but encourage the adults to wear their most family friendly costume as well and be open for picture opportunities with others.
Date/Time: Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 4-7pm

All Ages Welcome 
*Volunteers are NEEDED for the multiple rooms being used.

Cost: $3.00 per person OR $10.00 MAX per family (Ages 2 and Under are FREE)
Location: Grimes Community Complex (410 SE Main Street)
Registration: No registration required.
Contact: Brett Barber
Grimes Parks and Recreation Director or 515-986-2143
Description: Looks Who's Coming-

Family Friendly Maze

Jazzercise Staff with Activities

Northwest YMCA Fitness Room with Games

Girl Scouts Bake Sale- support your local group

Lions Club- free-will donation for supper

Koester Inflatables- all throughout the gym

Booths (as of 9.12.14)-
"It Works"- Kayla Bernardino
Jamberry Nails- Abby Snoberger
Curtain Call Kids- Kar Gustafson
Gustafson Insurance Team- Scott Gustafson
Friends of the Grimes Public Library- Karla Pfaff
Polk County Senior Meals- Rene' Leoppert

Local Businesses handing out goodies


Beggar's Night in Grimes
Beware of the Trick or Treaters!  Drivers should be aware this is a time when several kids are out walking the neighborhoods.  Please take extra caution!
Date: Friday, October 31, 2014 from 6-8pm

1) Don't go out alone.
2) Wear reflective clothing if possible.
3) Have your parents inspect all treats before you eat them.
4) Watch for cars
5) Stay away from unfamiliar neighborhoods.