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Free, Festive Halloween Fun for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs, Oct. 21

The Union County Board of County Commissioners and the City of Rahway invite residents with disabilities and special needs to attend the free “Halloween Bash,” an evening of seasonal festivities, on Friday, October 21.

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The event will feature dancing, games, arts and crafts, and a Haunted House. Party goers are asked to wear costumes, as there will be a Halloween costume contest with prizes.

Light refreshments will also be provided. 

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“Our goal as County Commissioners is to ensure that our public recreation programs help every Union County resident feel connected, respected and included, as we celebrate the fall season and all throughout the year. We thank the Rahway City Council for all their support,” said Commissioner Chair Rebecca L. Williams.

“The Rahway City Council and I are proud to once again partner with the County Board of Commissioners to present this special Halloween event for members of our community with disabilities and special needs. This reflects our shared commitment to ensuring that recreational opportunities are available for all residents,” said Mayor of Rahway Raymond Giacobbe.

The Halloween Bash will take place on Friday, October 21, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Rahway Recreation Center, 275 East Milton Avenue in Rahway.

Ages 16 and up are invited. This is a drop-off respite program. Parents and guardians are also welcome to stay.

The event is free but pre-registration is required through Union County’s secure registration page,

The Halloween Bash is a recreation program of the Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs, under the Division of Individual and Family Support Services of the Union County Department of Human Services.

For more information about activities and support services offered through the Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs visit To contact the office, use the online form at 908-527-4807 or 4781

For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including free vaccination, free testing and other support services, visit General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at

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