JC Gym hosts ‘Mummy and Son Masquerade’

Halloween 'Triple Treat' kicks off in Yukon

Getting ready to enter the spooky Mummy and Son Masquerade on Oct. 23 at the Jackie Cooper Gym are Jessica Whitney and 11-year-old Dillan. (Photo by Cara Pattison)

Yukon Parks & Recreation presented the annual Mummy and Son Masquerade on Monday night, Oct. 23 at the Jackie Cooper Gym, 1024 E Main.

This popular special event featured “mummies and sons” sharing a night of ghastly games, mystical music and chilling contests.

The special event was the first in YPR’s “Triple Treat” Halloween activities. The Spooky Senior Social was Tuesday night, Oct. 24 at the Dale Robertson Center; and Spooksville will be 3-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Yuon Community Center, 2200 S Holly.

The Triple Treat activities are hosted by the City of Yukon. For more information, visit http://www.yukonok.gov/273/Special-Events or call the Yukon Parks & Recreation Office at (405) 350-8937.

Proving that it really is the “Mummy and Son” dance, 10-year-old Dace Ishmael wraps his mom, Ariel, during the mummy toilet paper wrapping contest. (Photo by Cara Pattison)
Eleven-year-old Chance Nygrel tosses some rings at witches hats during the carnival games section of the creepy masquerade. (Photo by Cara Pattison)
The Rucker family – from left, dad Jacob, son Asher (2), and mom Destiny – show-off their Spongebob Squarepants-themed costumes. (Photo by Cara Pattison)
Dressed-up as firefighters, three-year-old Cooper Allen finds hidden candy under a set of cups as his mom, Courtney Roberts, smiles his enthusiasm. (Photo by Cara Pattison)
Mom Taylor McCool holds still as her five-year-old son, Mickey, wraps her up with toilet paper to look like a mummy during one of the contests held during the Mummy and Son Masquerade. (Photo by Cara Pattison)
Carter Stow, 7, grins big as he gets ready to grab a few Scooby snacks from the candy bucket at the Mummy and Son Masquerade. (Photo by Cara Pattison)