The first of the Riverbend's Halloween parades will be held on Saturday, October 29, with events in Wood River and Hartford.  The Wood River Parade steps off from 6th Street Park at 10:30am.  Line up begins an hour earlier, and Wood River Fire Department Captain Brendan McKee tells The Big Z he expects another parade with good participation and awards to follow.

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The route heads down 6th Street from the park, to Ferguson Avenue, to Wood River Avenue, to Eaton, ending at the Roundhouse.  Many people take in the Hartford Parade after the one in Wood River.  That parade starts at 1pm.  For more information, follow the link:

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