Halloween capers at the Knickerbocker
Casper the friendly ghost, little ghouls, big ghouls, pretty princesses and lovely witches presented themselves when the Knickerbocker Apartments in Bay Village held their yearly Halloween Bash. Residents and staff members alike volunteered their time and talents to make this a really special and fun evening!
Two of our talented folks made delicious cotton candy and little ones were extremely happy. There were many refills of candy containers, a story lady, fun and games, and the kitchen was open if a very busy and tired mom and dad were accompanying their children and had not taken the time to eat dinner.
Elvis paid an exciting visit, and a little old man in his robe and slippers, looking a great deal like Tim Conway, wandered around, looking for some treats!
The culmination of the evening was the yearly Pumpkin Drop in the center of the courtyard. It was endearing to see all the little faces looking up to the top floor to watch Mr. Jim, using all of his strength to give that mighty jack-o'-lantern a great swing and hurl it down below, with crowds of little ones squealing in delight!
Thinking about the daily news, and how most of it is so negative, it is so very refreshing to be part of this community that celebrates life, and what a blessing the Knickerbocker is.
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