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Mirror - Thursday, October 20, 2016 15 by Carlton McCaslin Special to The Mirror The Pahrump Senior Center, all three local Gold- en Gaming properties, the Roadhouse Casino and the Valley Inn Sports Bar at Shen's are all hosting adult costume contests. What about the young ones? Let your hearts not be troubled because this week- end Pahrump Disability Outreach Program (PDOP) will turn Ian Deutch Memorial Park, located at 1600 Honeysuckle St., into Pumpkin Days. Activi- ties will include a U-pick Pumpkin patch, hay tides, hay mazes and hay pyramid. Not sure what goes on in a hay pyramid but for sure the kids will figure it out. There will also be straw jumps, a petting zoo, face painting, train rides, pony rides, photo ops and a haunted house. If a child becomes frightened eas- ily it is advisable that parents go with them and if parents become frightened easily, it is advisable that their child goes with them. Weather permitting, hot air balloon rides will be offered. Autumn food will also be available. The Monster Dash 5k run will take off at 8 a.m. Saturday, October 22 and in the after- noon at 4 p.m. there will be a children's costume parade. Admission is $5 per day per person or a weekend wristband priced at $10 per person. Event hours will be from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, October 21. On Saturday the gala runs from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and then on Sunday the event reopens at 9 a.m. and closes down at 7 p.m. For more information call (702) 516- 0847. This is the 7th Annual PDOP Pumpkin Days with proceeds going to benefit disabled children in Pahrump. On Saturday, October 29 Ian Deutch Memorial Park will again look like Halloween land for the in- augural Light in the Dark Pumpkin Fest. This spook- tacular is for all ages and for one day only. Admis- sion is free and all proceeds from product sales will be donated to install lights in the skate park. Entertainment will consist of a Halloween costume contest, talent shows, kid's activity area, Pumpkin carving contest and a pumpkin pie contest. No fair entering a Mrs. Smith's pie unless the reader is Mrs. Smith. Other events include a glow in the dark dance show, skateboarding, BMX scooter best trick con- test, bouncy castle, live performances, trick or treat food vendors and a beer garden. Visit www.ifimaye- clothingco.com online for more information. A reception on Saturday, October 22 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. will be held at the Pahrump Community Library located at 701 East St. for the Valine family. This is for the multi-generation art show on display in the Pahrump Library nook. Grandmother Judy, daughter Yvonne and granddaughter Sara have all contributed to this show. This proves the old adage, "The family that paints together sticks together or gets stuck in the paint." On the same day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Pahrump Community Library will also hold a book signing for local author Willi Baer for her first novel, The Corksuckers. For a different form of entertainment there is the Nye County Celebrity Auction, which will take place in the event center at the Pahrump Nugget Hotel and Casino, located at the comer of Hwy. 160 and Hwy 372 on Friday, October 21. No-host cocktails start at 6 p.m. and the auction begins at 7 p.m. There will be door prizes, a raffle and snacks. Admission is $5 per person with proceeds benefiting No to Abuse. Ne- vada Outreach Training Organization is the sponsor and Ski Censke is the auctioneer. Celebrities on the auction block will include Dina Williamson-Erdag, Tom Saitta, Henry and Liz Neth, John Koenig, Brian Kunzi, Greg Lier, Susan Holecheck, Judge Robert Lane, Chris Erwin, Brian Strain, Doug Dubin, Lou Banuelos, commission- er Frank Carbone and more. The reader might ask what you do with a celebrity once you have bought them. For the answer to that question and any others call (775) 751-1118. There is new parcel of property in Pahrump. It is the Haunted Acres at the Nye Communities Coalition located at 1020 E. Wilson Rd. It will be open Thursday, October 27 from 7 to l0 p.m. for family friendly trick or treating and in your face scary time on Friday and Saturday, the 28 and 29 from 7 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $7 with a $1 discount for a dona- tion of a nonperishable food item. Call Kaylee Harker or Andrew Gon- zales at (775) 727-9970 for more information. Contact author Carlton McCaslin by emailing barney basin@yahoo. corn University of Nevada Cooperathfe October 20th- 21a Thursday 12:30pm to 5pm Friday 8:30am to: 12pm & lpm to 4pm Nye Communities Coalition, 1020 East Wilson Road, Room 32 Pahrump, NV Lea the key business aspe to producing food products for sale in Nevada. - Workshop is FREE and funded by FMSIP through the Nevada DeplL of Agriculture. Please call Holly Ga ke at 775-962- 1300 to register and to ensure ge ng a copy of the wor hop materials. ~n EE-O/AA i @ Corksuckers to 2 p.m. at the library. book signing She will be autograph- Residents can mark ing copies of her first their calendars for Willi novel The Corksuck- Baer's next book sign- ers. For more informa- ing, set for Saturday, tion call Tonya Brum at October 22 from 11 a.m. (702) 845-4748. ~ ~i~ ~!i!iii~ Bell Vista Pahrump, NV 89060 )OSl sLOTS - GREAT ]l 311111]'lU - ll'V&ll& Every $200 Jackpot earns a chance to win our $2,500 Quarterly draws!! 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