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October 27, 2008

Local Halloween events set


City: Trick-or-treating hours for the city are 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Downtown: Trick-or-Treat Main Street in downtown Goshen and at the Old Bag Factory will be held Friday from noon until stores close.

Alternative:  On Wednesday, from 6 to 8 p.m. Prairieview Missionary Church is hosting“Lighting the Night,” an alternative to the traditional Halloween celebration. There will be carnival games, prizes, free hot dogs and popcorn, and our trunks will be open for “Trunk or Treating.” Children and their families are welcomed to attend from the ages of preschool to sixth grade. Prairieview Missionary Church is located on the corner of C.R. 38 and Dierdorff Road. Call 533-5113 for more information.

Trick or Trunk: sponsored by The Boys & Girls Club, Goshen fire and police departments and KidsCare, will take place Friday at the Boys & Girls Club, 306 Crescent St., Goshen. This is a trick-or-treat alternative event. Children can go from vehicle to vehicle to gather Halloween treats from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.


Trick-or-treating is set for 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday.

The annual town party will also take place Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Bristol Fire Department, 405 E. Elkhart St.


Trick-or-treat night will be Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. Members of the Lions Club will host a Halloween party at New Paris Elementary School for New Paris and Benton children in the sixth-grade and younger. The party will start at 7 p.m. Prizes will be given for best costume in several categories and treats will be passed out to all.


Trick-or-treating is set for 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. The police department will host its annual harvest party following trick-or-treating from 7 to 9 p.m. in the gymnasium at Nappanee Elementary School.


• Trick-or-treating will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

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