Tobacco Free Network Partners with Oswego Y for Halloween at the Y

OSWEGO, NY – For the second consecutive year, Tobacco Free Network will be providing outreach at the Oswego Y’s annual Halloween at the Y event slated for October 26 from 6- 8 p.m. at the Y Armory.

Last year’s Halloween at the Y reached 800 children and adults.

Tobacco Free Network Partners with Oswego Y for Halloween at the Y
From left are: Sara Sheffield, welcome center lead, Caitlin Reynolds, Y aquatics director, Frank N. Stein,committee member, Kyle Walton, athletics director, Jackie Sheffield, associate director and Abbey Jenkins, program coordinator Tobacco Free Network.

This year’s event will add a Monster Mash Costume Parade beginning at 5:45 p.m. in front of the Y Armory, around the bridges and back to the Y Armory – led by volunteers.

Doors open to the main event at 6 p.m., $1 or a canned good to support Human Concerns will gain entrance to the child-friendly “Winnie the Pooh and the 100 Acre Wood” experience, coordinated by the Oswego Children’s Theater or the Haunted Dungeon for the more brave of heart.

The Haunted Dungeon will stay open until 9 p.m., the main gym activities will close at 8 p.m.

Games, crafts, air hop and displays will also be available for everyone.

Back again this year is the $1 Menu featuring pizza from Dominos.

Cider, donuts, popcorn and tractor rides, provided free by the Oswego City Fire Department will also be waiting for those who would like to participate.

Other community partners that will be present are: Oswego County-City Youth Bureau, Oswego City Police Department, U.S. Border Patrol and 911 Dispatch.

This is a tobacco free event.

Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

The Oswego Y is a cause-driven organization that promotes youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Want to know more about the Oswego Y? Call 343-1981 or visit

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The Tobacco Free Network of Oswego County, established in 1999, is a community-based coalition committed to reducing the human and social toll of tobacco use in Oswego County.  The Network’s efforts are supported by funding from the New York State Department of Health Tobacco Control Program.