Advance — 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31
Jamestown — 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31
Lebanon — 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31
Thorntown — 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 31
Whitestown — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 31
Zionsville — 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 31
ON THE TRICK-OR-TREAT TRAIL:
n If your older children are going alone, plan and review the route that is acceptable to you. Agree on a specific time when they should return home.
n Only go to homes with a porch light on and never enter a home or car for a treat.
n Never cut across yards or use alleys.
n Law enforcement authorities should be notified immediately of any suspicious or unlawful activity.
n A good meal prior to parties and trick-or-treating will discourage youngsters from filling up on Halloween treats.
n Consider purchasing non-food treats for those who visit your home, such as coloring books or pens and pencils.
n Wait until children are home to sort and check treats. Though tampering is rare, a responsible adult should closely examine all treats and throw away any spoiled, unwrapped or suspicious items.
n Try to ration treats for the days following Halloween.
Source — American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The 51st annual Thorntown Halloween parade sponsored by the Knights of Pythias and Knights of Pythias Women begins at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Thorntown Park. Participants will march up Market Street to the Thorntown Utility parking lot for judging. Costume categories include: Tiny tots; witches, ghosts and goblins; couples; most original; pirates and princesses; adults; couples; TV and movie super-heroes and Disney characters.
There are prizes for first, second and third; all participants receive a treat bag.
Photo courtesy Thorntown Public Library
Thorntown Public Library volunteers (from left) John Fletcher, Joyce Fletcher, Charlene Vernon, Barbara Whitinger, Betty Brackemyre, and Mary Ralston pack treat sacks for the library’s 14th annual Halloween night. Also helping were Eugene Louks and Tim Nash. The library, 124 N. Market St., will offer cookies and treat bags to any costumed child or adult who visits the library between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Halloween.
Advance — 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31
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