St. Anthony's Nursing & Rehabilitation Center hosts haunted tunnel tours Oct. 26, 28-29


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Originally Posted Online: Oct. 21, 2011, 12:40 pm
Last Updated: Oct. 21, 2011, 12:40 pm
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Press release submitted by St. Anthony's Nursing & Rehabiliation Center.

ROCK ISLAND -- Dark, creepy and dampare the words the staff at St. Anthony's Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 767 30th Street, Rock Island, use to describe the miles of tunnels underneath the century-old building.

Quad City area residents are invited to experience "the tunnels" of St. Anthony's for three nights through Haunted Tunnel Tours, 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, as part of the Rock Island College Hill Top Business Association's Halloween Walk. Admission for this night is free. Additional tours will be 6-9:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29. Admission for these nights is $5 per person. Proceeds will benefit Friends of St. Anthony's Resident Activities Fund.

Haunted Tunnel Tours are open to all ages however parental discretion is advised for children under the age of 13.

St. Anthony's residents also will be handing out treats indoor, family-friendly environment, from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, and everyone 12 years of age and under is welcome. All children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

For information, call (309) 788-7631.




















 



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