Food collections to be part of ZombieTown USA events

Besides having fun, this weekend’s ZombieTown USA event is designed to help several worthy causes. Food donations will be accepted during the ZombieTown USA two-day festival at the following drop-off sites:

n St. Luke’s Church will be collecting nonperishable food items from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday in its social hall at Eighth Avenue and 13th Street. Donations will benefit Archway Ministries’ food pantry.

n Family Services will be collecting nonperishable food items from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Teen Center at 1701 Sixth Ave. Donations will benefit the Teen Center.

n Archway Ministries will be collecting nonperishable food items from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the white van parked at 11th Avenue and 13th Street. Donations will benefit Archway Ministries.

ZombieTown USA is a collaboration among local businesses, nonprofit organizations, city leaders and community volunteers. The two-day immersive experience includes live music, activities, contests, games, food and vendors. For more informa-

tion, visit www.zombietownusa.com.