Be Safe this Halloween
From the candy to the costumes, Halloween is a fun-filled time for kids and parents. To help make it a trick-free treat, follow these simple safety tips! Please be aware of the hours for trick or treating. They are Monday October 31 from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. Please be aware that small children will be out and about during that time, and if driving, pay extra close attention and PLEASE DRIVE SLOWLY. Most residential streets within the Village are posted 20mph zones.
Trick or Treaters:
•Have a flashlight or reflector.
•Stay in a group and, if a parent is not with you, tell them the route you will follow
•Never enter a stranger’s home or car for a treat.
•Walk slowly and do not run.
•Always cross streets at the corner and always look both ways.
•Use the sidewalk and do not cut through yards.
•Use make-up instead of a mask, or take your mask off between houses.
•Only go to houses that have a light on.
•Know how to stop, drop and roll if you catch on fire.
•Know your address and phone number and how to call 9-1-1
Parents, be sure to check:
•Your child’s costume is bright, reflective and made of flame retardant material.
•Your child’s costume fits well and does not drag.
•Your child has a flashlight or reflector.
•An adult or responsible older child is accompanying your child.
•You know your child’s route.
•Your child had a good meal before trick or treating.
•Your child knows not to eat anything before you check it.
•Your child knows his or her address and telephone number and how to reach you.
•Your child knows the difference between pranks and vandalism.