Not So Scary Halloween!

Texoma families have the opportunity to celebrate Halloween this year without all the horror. River Bend Nature Center is hosting its ninth annual Halloween Nature Night Friday, October 18. The family-friendly "Not So Scary Halloween" takes place at the nature center Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Jennica Lambert, a representative from River Bend Nature Center, told Newschannel 6 all about the fun activities at the Halloween celebration during Newschannel 6 Saturday Morning. They include a flashlight fun trail through United Children's Garden, face painting, pumpkin decorating, music, food, games and crafts for kids, along with a costume contest that begins at 7:30 p.m. Don't forget to dress up! Wild Bird Rescue's "Stevie," the Great Horned Owl, will also make a special appearance. DJ Marcus "Maniac" McGee will host the night's event.

The Ruby N. Priddy Butterfly and Nature Conservatory will be open for all those in attendance. Admission cost is $4 per person, $1 for children in costumes with a paid parent. RBNC members get in free.

The nature center is located at 2200 3rd Street, near the entrance to Lucy Park. Visit the RBNC website for more information at