Animal Exploration Highlights the 5th Annual Play, Eat and Trick-or-Treat at GCC

Ready to get a head start on your trick-or-treating this year? Can’t wait to show off your costume? Join 90.7FM (WGCC) on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Genesee Community College for Batavia’s best family Halloween event, the fifth annual Play, Eat and Trick-or-Treat!

Batavia, NY- Ready to get a head start on your trick-or-treating this year? Can’t wait to show off your costume? Join 90.7FM (WGCC) on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Genesee Community College for Batavia’s best family Halloween event, the fifth annual Play, Eat and Trick-or-Treat! The fun begins at 10 a.m. and will run until 2 p.m. in the GCC Forum and cafeteria.

New this year will be a wildlife/animal show with American zoologist Jarod Miller, host of Animal Exploration, and CBS’s Greatest American Dog. The wildlife educational program is included in the admission price, and presented by Wildlife Defenders of Canandaigua, NY. Also, youngsters will have a chance to meet and greet their favorite Star Wars characters, as well as Belle from Beauty and the Beast.

The event will also feature bounce houses, movies on the big screen, games, an expanded craft area, snacks and more! Pizza and beverages will be available for purchase. Carlson’s photography will be on site to take Halloween portraits. Admission is $5 per trick-or-treater and adults and infants are admitted FREE.

A number of big baskets will be raffled off throughout the day. Try your luck at a chance to win one of a number of big prizes featuring items such as tickets in the suite for the Buffalo Sabres vs. Toronto Maple Leafs on November 3 at Key Bank Center in Buffalo, lottery ticket baskets, gift certificates and more!

Developed by 90.7FM (WGCC), Play, Eat and Trick-or-Treat serves as the station’s largest fundraiser and money raised helps send students to the Intercollegiate Broadcasting Conference in New York City. It also supports the cost of new equipment and new programming opportunities.

“It’s a really fun event and supports a great cause,” Valerie Bello, 90.7FM faculty advisor said. “Each year we look forward to reaching out to the community we serve. We can’t wait for another fun and successful day of doing just that!”

90.7FM is a not for profit, non-commercial radio station run by the students, faculty and staff of Genesee Community College. On the air since 1985, the station is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year and has become a well-loved part of the Batavia and GCC alumni community.

Hi-Temp Fabrication is sponsoring this year’s event, with other sponsors including T-Shirts Etc. of Batavia.

For more information, contact Marketing Communications Associate Director Donna Rae Sutherland at (585) 343-0055 ext. 6616, or via email: dsutherland@genesee.edu.

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Editor’s Note:

For photos from last year’s Play, Eat, Trick or Treat go to:

http://marketing.genesee.edu/images/PlayEatTrickTreat2015_1.jpg 

http://marketing.genesee.edu/images/PlayEatTrickTreat2015_2.jpg

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