Hey kids, put on your costumes and check out all the fun events happening in Silver City this Halloween.
Gila Regional Medical Center will have Trick or Treating from 3:30 to 5 pm. The friendly staff will hand out free goodie bags while supplies last.
There will be Trick or Treating at the Silver City Public Library from 5 to 6 pm. Show off your costumes and get a treat!
The First United Methodist Church is offering Trunk or Treat in their parking lot as a safe alternative to Trick or Treating from 5:30 to 7 pm.
Sixth Street Elementary will have an All Hallow’s Eve Festival from 6 to 8 pm. There will be ghostly games, ghoulish food, and a frightful haunted house. Booth tickets will be available at the door for 25 cents a piece.
Head over to the Door Christian Fellowship Church on Silver Heights Boulevard for a Halloween Festival from 6 to 8:30 pm. They will have booths, games, prizes, and candy.
For the older spooks out there, ASWNMU Student Government is hosting a haunted house at Eckles Hall behind the tennis courts from 9:45 to midnight. The cost is $2 for non-WNMU students and Free to WNMU students with a valid student ID.
There will be a Haunted House at Cobre High School on Friday from 7 to 10 pm. This haunted house is only open to Cobre High School Students.
The Red Cross offers the following safety tips for keeping your little ones safe this Halloween:
- Look for flame-resistant costumes
- Plan your Trick or Treat route in advance
- A parent, guardian, or responsible adult should always accompany young children
- Make sure your little goblins have a flashlight and add reflective tape to costumes and treat bags
- Only visit homes with a porch light on
- Consider using face paint instead of masks, which can inhibit visibility
- Walk on the sidewalk and look before crossing the street
- Be cautious around pets
Don’t forget to keep in mind your child’s health and dental hygiene with these helpful tips from the Department of Health:
- Feed your children something healthy before going trick-or-treating. A good dinner will keep your children from feeling they need to eat all their candy when they get back home.
- Pick an appropriate-size container to carry their candy. Small buckets or bags prevent pillowcase-sized overkill.
- Watch out for hard candy that can lead to tooth breakage, or even choking.
- Freeze surplus candy and keep it out of sight. Ration out no more than a few pieces of candy on a daily basis.
- Make sure your kids brush their teeth before bed.