The first annual "Spooktacular Mouse Race" will be held October 24 at the American Legion in Hannibal, to benefit Landon's Helping Paws.

Landon's Helping Paws is a non-profit group that provides service dogs to children with special needs. Since 2013, Landon's has donated five dogs and has three more in training. Normally a service dog can cost anywhere from $10,000 to $20,000.

Doors at the American Legion will open at 6:00 p.m. on October 24, and the first mouse race will be at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and will be $20 at the door. Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes and brings snacks. The American Legion will be offering all the beer you can drink.

Tickets are available online, or by calling Christy Bauer at 573-795-2234. The American Legion is located at 3819 Highway MM in Hannibal.