Des Moines’ haunted Harry Potter house raises thousands for charity

Sandy and John Selby have been building a massive Halloween display for the past 20 years. The couple spent a month creating the Harry Potter House from scratch. Source: Des Moines’ haunted Harry Potter house raises thousands for charity

Preschoolers’ Halloween parade raises $$ for kids’ cancer center

Twenty-two years ago, the staff of Castleton Hill Moravian Preschool was stunned to learn that a child at the school had cancer. Cyndi Zulch was diagnosed when she was 4 years old. She underwent intense chemotherapy and radiation before she lost her fight to the disease.Cyndi’s favorite holiday was Halloween, so every year since her…

Halloween party helping homeless with donations

For millions of people, Monday night will be all about getting treats from the neighborhood homes, but Sunday night at the River Market was all about giving help to our neighbors without homes. “Halloween on the River” benefited a well-known advocate group that helps the homeless, The Van. The number of homeless living in central…