Union's annual Boo Bash had nice weather and a large crowd to take part in the trunk-or-treat, as well as hayrides and a costume contest. The parks department ran out of free hot dogs it hands out within an hour.
Sunday's 30th annual Communities Response to Overcoming Poverty Hunger Walk in Union drew 40 people, well over the number that took part in 2020. Organizer Norma Klemme raised $12,000 on her own as part of her plan to walk a block a day for 90 days leading up to her 90th birthday.
Saturday's Run to Read event featured a 5-kilometer run, as well as a mile "story stroll," both of which ended at the Washington Library. More than 200 people participated, all receiving a book. Walkers got to learn about St. Louis baseball history through signs held up along the route.