Halloween

A Spooky Art Contest will be one of many highlights of the City of Fontana's Halloween Fun-Fest this month.  (Contributed photo illustration by City of Fontana)

Will there still be Halloween excitement in Fontana this year? Definitely, city officials said.

Despite the limitations imposed by the coronavirus pandemic, the City of Fontana will be offering a "Halloween Fun-Fest" which will safely provide engaging activities throughout the month of October, in collaboration with the San Bernardino County Library.

The activities will include contests, make-up tutorials, a costume dance party, drive-in movie, and a live Storytime presented by the Lewis Library and Technology Center.

Residents are invited to visit www.Halloween.Fontana.org regularly during the next two weeks to access these free and fun festivities:

----- HALLOWEEN-THEMED CONTESTS

• Best Decorated House -- Submission deadline is Monday, Nov. 2

• Costume Contest -- Submission deadline is Monday, Nov. 2

----- HALLOWEEN MAKE-UP TUTORIALS

• Make-Up Jack and Sally: Video available on Wednesday, Oct. 14

• Make-Up Zombie: Video available on Wednesday, Oct. 21

----- VIRTUAL HALLOWEEN MONSTER BASH

• Residents are invited to wear their Halloween costumes and show off their moves at Fontana’s virtual dance party on Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

----- HALLOWEEN DRIVE-IN MOVIE

• On Friday, Oct. 30 at 7:15 p.m., the city will host a drive-in movie featuring the animated hit "Hotel Transylvania" at Fontana Park, 15556 Summit Avenue. Registration will open on Monday, Oct. 26 at 8 a.m. at https://fontanaca.perfectmind.com/. All vehicles must be pre-registered as space is limited.

----- HALLOWEEN STORYTIME AND ART PROJECTS

The San Bernardino County Library and the Lewis Library and Technology Center will be presenting these Storytimes:

• Storytime for All Ages -- Live stream on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 4 p.m.

• Storytime for Preschool -- Live stream on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 11 a.m.

• “Beaded Spiders” -- Oct. 29 at 5 p.m.

Pre-registration is required for these Storytimes with the Lewis Library. Interested persons can visit www.Halloween.Fontana.org for registration information.

----- VIRTUAL PAINT NIGHT

• Virtual Kids Paint Night (for ages 5-12);| cost is $7 per participant -- Oct. 30 from 6:15-7:30 p.m.

For more information regarding Halloween Fun-Fest, or to register for programs, visit www.Halloween.Fontana.org or call (909) 854-5110. For updates and information, follow the City of Fontana’s social media channels (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter).

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