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Zombies invade Parksville!

Not exactly the ideal image you want to see walking the streets of your home town, but there were about 80 such zombies-for-a-day during a Zombie Walk on Saturday evening in Parksville. For more photos of the event, please visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/PQBNews  - JOHN HARDING PHOTO
Not exactly the ideal image you want to see walking the streets of your home town, but there were about 80 such zombies-for-a-day during a Zombie Walk on Saturday evening in Parksville. For more photos of the event, please visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/PQBNews
— image credit: JOHN HARDING PHOTO

It seemed like some harmless fun, a bunch of locals dressing up like un-dead brain eaters and parading on a few blocks of Parksville.

However, some of the 80 men, women and children who participated in the Zombie Walk on Saturday evening apparently spent a lot of time and money on make-up and props, so much so that some of them, dare we say, looked real.

Could it be that a few actual zombies found a way to sneak into the crowd and hide in plain sight? Nah, zombies aren't real. Right?

Event organizer Dan LaRocque had this to say about the event on Facebook:

"Way to go everybody, great outfits, great spirit and a fantastic turn-out. Favourite comment overheard: 'Wow, Parksville just keeps getting better and better'. Which is the whole point, after all. Now, what shall we do next?"

For more than 20 photos from the event, please go to our Facebook page:

www.facebook.com/PQBNews

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