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It's All A Bunch of Hocus Pocus: Halloween Events Take Over Campus

ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA – Halloween falls on a Friday this year, and Winthrop University is in a festive mood and ready to celebrate. From fundraisers to parties to movie showings, university groups and organizations have something for everyone.

Boo-Gram Fundraiser
Oct. 23, 11 a.m. DiGiorgio Campus Center lobby
The Association of Black Journalists will sell fall-themed candy grams and gift bags for students. The boo-grams will be delivered next week.

Video Production Club Costume Contest and Movie Showing
Oct. 23, 7 p.m. Tillman Auditorium
Get spooked with a showing of “Ju-On: The Grudge,” a costume contest and prizes.

Medium Cindy Kaza
Oct. 23, 8 p.m. Dina’s Place
Kaza is a clairvoyant medium who works across the country. Guess her psychic skills at this special event. Cost is $5 with a Winthrop ID, $10 without and free with a DSU fall pass.

Oct. 25, 4-6 p.m. Winthrop Recreational Fields
Bring your kids for games, candy, inflatables, hay rides, face-painting and more at this free event.

Eagle Flicks: Friday the 13th
Oct. 25, 7 p.m. Dina’s Place
Jason sure doesn’t like the new crop of kids at Camp Crystal Lake…There will be two showings, one at 7 p.m. and the other at 9:30 p.m. Cost is $2 with a Winthrop ID or $5 without. n

Halloween Happenings
Oct. 28, 5 p.m. Student Activity Center gym
The Resident Students' Association hosts its annual Fall Carnival. Trick or treat in the residence halls and play games. The game tables are sponsored by various student organizations. Costumes are of course encouraged!

Fiend Fest
Oct. 29, 8 p.m. Richardson Ballroom
Halloween comes early with this all-encompassing free party featuring dancing and student-led entertainment.

Halloween Bake Sale

Oct. 30, 11 a.m. DiGiorgio Campus Center lobby and Thomson Hall east and west lobbies
The Xi Beta Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta will sell delicious Halloween treats.

Oct. 30, 6 p.m. Campus Green
Halloween doesn’t have to a scary affair! Here is an alternative event for local students featuring food and entertainment.

Dacus Library Spooky Film Festival
Oct. 31, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dacus Library classroom
Four--count ‘em—four classic horror films will be shown beginning at 10 a.m. with “The Brain That Wouldn’t Die.” Other films include “Carnival of Souls,” “House on Haunted Hill” and “Night of the Living Dead.” Enjoy free popcorn, soda and treats and dress up! Follow the action with #dacusboo. 

Zeta Phi Beta Halloween Party
Oct. 31, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Student Activity Center Gym
The sorority will host a fun Halloween party. Tickets are $5 at the door.

Pipes and Pumpkins: A Halloween Celebration
Oct. 31, 11 p.m.-1 a.m. Byrnes Auditorium
A Halloween-themed organ recital is sure to be a treat, especially when combined with a pumpkin carving contest, prizes and free candy. The event is free. Pumpkin carving contest costs $5 per entry.

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