This annual favorite is a free family event that includes games, crafts, refreshments, a scavenger hunt, Halloween stories, a Monster Mash Dance, America’s Next Top Toilet Paper Mummy Fashion Show, and Magic & Music with Aleksander the Magnificent. Scavenger Hunt participants will receive Spooky Stories from the Hayner Center. This booklet is a collaboration between the Boo Bash committee and Mrs. Meredith Parris’ 8th grade language arts class. Altrusa of Troy is sponsoring the printing of Spooky Stories from the Hayner Center. B-K Root Beer in Troy is also providing support for this year’s Boo Bash.
America’s Next Top Mummy Competition
It is free to participate in this contest, but reservations are required for the contestants of this toilet paper mummy competition. Registration for the competition will begin on Tuesday, October 2nd at 9 am and end on Friday, October 13th at 5 pm. There are a limited number of openings and registration is first come, first served. Participants may register by phone (937) 339-0457 or in person at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center. An adult must register participants. The competition is open to children ages 7 to 12. Each participant may have 1 or 2 people help them “get their mummy” costume designed and on. A mummy costume must be designed from two rolls of toilet paper that will be supplied to each contestant only. Contestants should arrive in time to begin constructing their mummy costume at 12:30 pm. Judging will take place at 1 pm. A toilet paper mummy fashion show will be held during the Boo Bash at 1:15 pm. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 mummy costumes.