Nain and Rigolet DHSD Halloween Activities

The Department of Health and Social Development in Nain and Hopedale have some Halloween Activities scheduled for this year.

Jane Merkuratsuk is the Community Health Worker for the Nain DHSD.

She says right now there is only one activity which is the ghost story telling.

It will be held on Tuesday, October 26th from 6:30 to 8:30pm at the Illusuak Cultural Centre.

It is required to have a proof of vaccination to enter the building.

Merkuratsuk adds that there might be more activities as Halloween gets closer.

If anyone has any questions or concerns, you can call Jane Merkuratsuk or Craig Wyatt at 922-2126.

Jennifer Michelin is the Community Health worker for the Rigolet DHSD.

She says partnered with the Native Spirit Youth Centre and the Recreation Department, all Halloween parties will be on Friday, October 29th.

Children from kindergarten to Grade 3 will be from 3 to 5pm, for Grades 4 to 6 at 6pm, and for Grade 7 to 12 will start at 7:30pm.

Pam Campbell is also the Mental Health and Addictions Worker for Rigolet DHSD.

She says partnered with the RCMP; they will have a pumpkin contest.

Campbell adds that the pumpkins are on the way on the Kamutik W.

But once they arrive, they will give them away to families and will then hold a virtual pumpkin carvings contest.

The date for the contest is yet to be determined.