M&Ms To Give Out Free Costumes and Candy to Newark Youth
Published October 24, 2018 | Manny Faces
Halloween is nothing if not costumes and candy, and one of the nation’s most recognizable brand of treats will be giving out both for free to Newark youth on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.
M&Ms will be joining the city’s Division of Recreation and Cultural Affairs to distribute free candy and costumes to residents age 12 and under, during four hour-long, family friendly events at three neighborhood recreation centers throughout Newark.
The world-renowned candy maker has roots in the city. Newark was home to the company which produces the candy-coated chocolates from its inception in 1941 through 1958, when it moved to Hackettstown. The company, now known as Mars Wrigley Confectionery U.S., recently announced a return of its corporate headquarters to Brick City, a move expected to bring hundreds of jobs to Newark.
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In the meantime, it’s a sweet deal for kids, as the community centers will not only be dishing out candy and costumes, but will provide other fun activities, including face painting, balloonists and more.
The three locations are as follows:
Boylan Street Recreation Center, 916 South Orange Avenue
Sharpe James / Kenneth Gibson Recreation Center, 226 Rome Street
John F. Kennedy Recreation Center, 211 West Kinney Street (entrance on Howard Street)
All of the events are fully open to the public and will take place from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.