CHILLICOTHE -  Pearce Community Center will host its annual Spooktacular on Friday, Oct. 28.

The event will begin at 4 p.m. with cauldron toss, ghost bowling, freaky fun haunted maze, Halloween crafts, tattoo station, and a cake walk. A hot dog dinner with chips and a drink will be available to purchase.

At 5 p.m., James and the Hip Hop Howlers will perform hip hop dance to popular Halloween music.

At 5:30 p.m., the costume contest will begin. There will be several age categories and prizes will be awarded for the funniest, scariest, and most original costumes in each age category.

Spooktacular will conclude at 6:30 p.m., just in time for the Monster Mash Dance to begin at 7 p.m. Students in grades 4th through 6th are invited to wear their costume and spend the evening dancing to the latest tunes played by the Pearce DJ and playing dodgeball.

Game tickets can be purchased for 25 cents. The hot dog dinner will be $3 for children 12 and under and $5 for adults 13 and over. A large adult meal with two hot dogs will be available for $7.

For more information on Spooktacular or to learn more about Pearce Community Center, call (309) 274-4209 or visit Pearce at