Friday, October 26, 2012

Trick or Treat

It's that time again when children enjoy dressing up and roaming our neighborhood, trick-or-treating in search of some of their favorite candy. To keep your little goblins safe, just take a minute and read the below tips for Halloween! Have a great and safe time this Halloween season. Booooo.....!!! Trick or Treat in Riverbend will be held on Halloween, Wednesday 31st from 6-8pm.

Please leave your porch light on if you would like a visit from the neighborhood ghouls and goblins.

Carry a bright flashlight to illuminate sidewalks, steps and paths.
Use fresh flashlight batteries. Check it BEFORE you leave the house.
Chemical GLOW in the DARK LIGHT STICKS can be used along with flashlights.
Go to the bathroom just before going trick and treating.
Always WALK, do not run.
You can slip and fall down... OUCH...!!!
Walk SINGLE file, facing the traffic.
Cross only at corners, with adults.
DO NOT, repeat, DO NOT wear and use rollerblades to go out trick-or-treating.
DO NOT assume you have the right of way.
Because one car stops, doesn't mean others will...!
DO NOT cut across strangers yards or driveways.
Wear a watch you can read in the dark. Set the watch alarm if you have time limit for Trick-or-Treating. Make sure your costumes don't drag on the ground.
Wear comfortable walking shoes, and they should fit properly.
Make sure your shoe laces are tighted tight. You can trip...!!!
Avoid wearing your mask while walking from house to house.
Carry only flexible knives, swords or other props.
Avoid pointed props such as spears, or wands that endanger other children's eyes.
Wear clothing and costumes with reflective tape or "Glow in the Dark" markings.
Visit houses that have lights on, especially houses with Halloween decorations.
Always use the front door, NEVER go to the back of a house.
Stay away from any animals that you don't know.
Please don't pet animals you know or don't know you.
Always carry a spare Halloween bag just in case yours breaks.
Always be polite. And don't forget to say "Thank You".