I cannot tell you how awesome it was to see the happiness on the kids' faces on Friday during the "It's Alive" event on the lawn of St. Joes. The turnout was amazing and the weather didn't disappoint.

Halloween is on the way and so are more events!

Halloween Party With Children Trick Or Treating In Costume

Marjo will be live at Carr Hardware for "Trunk or Treat" on Thursday, and on Friday, it's the return of the Pittsfield Halloween Parade!

Please be advised of the following road closures for this year’s Halloween Parade in the city of Pittsfield which will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28.

The parade route will begin on Tyler Street at the corner of Tyler and Smith streets and end at Woodlawn Avenue.

The following roads will be closed beginning at 5 p.m.:

• Tyler Street from First to Pine streets.

• Smith Street from Tyler to Burbank streets.

• Burbank Street from First Street to Morningside School.

• Second Street from Orchard to Burbank streets.

The remainder of the route, Tyler Street from Pine Street to Woodlawn Avenue, will be closed at 6:30 p.m.

The Woodlawn Avenue Bridge will be closed as well. There will be “no parking” on these streets after 5 p.m. Residents who live along the parade route are asked to leave their front lights on to provide additional lighting for parade participants.

This year’s parade is sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union. As reminder, Trick-or-Treat in Pittsfield is scheduled for 5:30 – 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31 citywide.

Please leave your lights on if you are participating in Trick-or-Treat. For more information contact Becky Manship, Recreation and Special Events Coordinator, at 499-9371.

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