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12th Annual RCIA Halloween Hayride – 10-31-2017

12th Annual  River Crossing Trick-or-Treat Hayride

 

On Halloween night (Tuesday, Oct 31) River Crossing will have its Twelfth Annual Trick-or-Treat Hayride for neighborhood residents!  The kids will ride up Colorado Drive, stopping at street-side stations along the way.  This is an easier way for the trick-or-treaters to cover our large neighborhood, and a great way to see all the neighborhood kids in their costumes.

Treat Provider Residents

To simplify the logistics, we’re going to take the kids up and down Colorado Drive only.  We will bring at least three loads of kids through, starting at the back of the subdivision (on Colorado Bluff, by the river).  Everyone is asked to set up stations at the street on Colorado Drive.

  • Section I (front 2/3 of the subdivision) – be at the street by 6:00 pm
  • Section II (back 1/3 of the subdivision) – be at the street by 5:45 pm
  • Bring lawn chairs, flashlights, and “treats” for the kids (adult treats optional J)!

Trick-or Treater Residents

Dress up in your costume; grab your bag, bucket, or pillowcase and head to the north end of Colorado Drive (at the back of the subdivision near the river).  You can park along Colorado Bluff, or turn left on Colorado Bluff and park along the street and cul-de-sac on the west end of Colorado Bluff.  There will be people directing car and foot traffic.

You will ride on a trailer, pulled by a truck or tractor, which will stop wherever “Treat Providers” are located along Colorado Drive.  Group stops (where neighbors have gathered) will be approximately 5 minutes to allow you to cover both sides of the street.  Single stops (one house) will stop the trailer and bring the candy around for the kids.  We expect the round-trip to take about 1¼ hours.

The first trailer begins loading at 5:45pm, with a departure of 6:00pm. (return ~7:15pm)

The second trailer begins loading at 6:00pm, with a departure of 6:15pm. (return ~7:30pm)

The last trailer begins loading at 6:15pm, with a departure of 6:30pm. (return ~7:45pm)

Please complete the enclosed registration form and return to by Thursday, October 26.  Take a pic with your smartphone (or scan it) and email to kjohnson85cc@gmail.com or drop it off at 496 Colorado Drive.  There will be a plastic box by the mailbox.  Blank forms will be inside also, if needed.  We want to make sure we have room for everyone.

Info for parents:  We will have at least one adult on each trailer responsible for assisting children on & off, watching traffic, and handling any issues that may arise.  We’ll also have someone “on call” with a vehicle in case there is a need.  There will be a count at each stop to ensure we have everyone.  The tractors will stop on the way toward the entrance to the subdivision for “treats”.  The return trip down Colorado Drive will be direct.  Unless they are with an adult, all children must return to the origination point.

Sunset is at 6:44 p.m. on Oct. 31st.  We hope you will participate in what is a great River Crossing event!  If you have questions, please contact Kristin Johnson at 713-805-5612.

RCIA Independence Day Celebration

Please join the community on Tuesday, July 4 for an Independence Day celebration.  The McManus family will be hosting the event at their home at the corner of Colorado Drive and Colorado Bluff, at the north end of Section II.

Hot dogs and brisket will be provided, as well as water and soft drinks.  Please bring your own adult beverages, pool towel, chair, and a side dish to share.  If you have a pop-up shade tent, it would be appreciated.

Please see the flyer for further details and contact information.

http://rivercrossing.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Independence-Day-2017.pdf

10th Annual River Crossing Trick or Treat Hayride!

10th Annual

River Crossing Trick-r-Treat Hayride

On Halloween (Saturday, Oct 31) River Crossing will have its Tenth Trick-or-Treat Hayride for neighborhood residents! The kids will ride up Colorado Drive, stopping at street-side stations along the way. This is an easier way for the trick-or-treaters to cover our large neighborhood, and a great way to see all the neighborhood kids in their costumes.

Treat Provider Residents

To simplify the logistics, we’re going to take the kids up and down Colorado Drive only. We will bring three or four loads of kids through (depending on how many sign up), starting at the back of the subdivision (by the river). Everyone is asked to set up stations at the street on Colorado Drive.

 Section I (front 2/3 of the subdivision) – be at the street 6:15 – 7:10pm

 Section II (back 1/3 of the subdivision) – be at the street 5:55 – 6:40pm

 Bring lawn chairs, flashlights, and of course “treats” for the kids (adult treats optional )!

Trick-or-Treater Residents

Dress up in your costume; grab your bag, bucket, or pillowcase; and head to the north end of Colorado Drive (at the back of the subdivision near the river). You can park along Colorado Bluff, or turn left on Colorado Bluff and park in the front yard at 134 Colorado Bluff. Please drive slowly and watch for children.

You will ride on a trailer, pulled by a truck, which will stop wherever “Treat Providers” are located along Colorado Drive. Group stops (where neighbors have gathered) will be approximately 5 minutes to allow you to cover both sides of the street. Single stops (one house) will stop the trailer and bring the candy around for the kids. We expect the round-trip to take about 1¼ hours.

The first trailer begins loading at 5:45pm, with a departure of 5:55pm. (return ~7:10pm)

The second trailer begins loading at 5:55pm, with a departure of 6:05pm. (return ~7:15pm)

The third trailer begins loading at 6:05pm, with a departure of 6:15pm. (return ~7:20pm)

The fourth trailer begins loading at 6:10 pm, with a departure of 6:20 pm (return ~ 7:25pm)

Please complete the registration form and return by Wednesday, October 28. There will be a small, Halloween box on the front porch at 134 Colorado Bluff, or you can scan and email to catroberts@austin.rr.com. We want to make sure we have room for everyone, and we need to get hay for the number of trailers required.

Info for parents: We will have at least one adult on each trailer responsible for assisting children on & off, watching traffic, and handling any issues that may arise. We’ll also have someone “on call” with a vehicle in case there is a need. The drivers will stop on the way toward the entrance to the subdivision for “treats”. The return trip down Colorado Drive will be direct. Unless they are with an adult, all children must return to the origination point.

We hope you will participate this GREAT River Crossing event!

If you have questions, please contact Paul or Catherine at 512-321-3651.

FYI – Sunset is at 6:44 p.m. on Saturday, October 31st.

10th Annual

River Crossing Trick-r-Treat Hayride

Registration Form

Child name(s) and age(s)

________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________

How many adults will accompany the child(ren)? _____________

DEPARTURE (CIRCLE ONE) 5:45 5:55 6:05 6:10

I, _______________________________________, am the parent or guardian with whom the above child/ward resides and have legal custody. I assume all risks associated with participation in this event. I, the parent and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the River Crossing Improvement Association and its members from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out or of my child/ward’s participation in this event.

Signature of Parent/Guardian Date

PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY AND PROVIDE ALL OF THE INFORMATION REQUESTED.

_______________________________________

Name of Parent/Guardian who signed above Email address

Address Phone

Please return the completed registration for no later than Wednesday, 28 October to 134 Colorado Bluff (use Halloween box on front porch, please), or scan and email the completed form to catroberts@austin.rr.com

There is limited space on each of the trailers, so you may be asked to move to another time or to reduce the number of adults that ride with the children. Please understand that we want this to be a fun and safe event for everyone. Thanks.