GUERNSEY--The community is gearing up for this week's celebration of Halloween with a number of activites and events on the docket.
Treat Street throughout the downtown area and along the highway will run from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Watch for signs in the business windows that designates them as a participating merchant. A map of SOME of the designated locations is included on page 18 of this issue. As this was an advertising promotion, there may be additional businesses participating as well--watch for the signs in the windows!
Changing this year is the location for Trunk or Treat. Trunk or Treat participants will be setting up behind the school in the student parking lot between the West Gym and Sticker Stadium (football practice field). Set-up begins at 4 p.m. (or after buses depart for the day) Trunk or Treat will run from 5-6 p.m.
Tri-City Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a costume contest for everyone at Trunk or Treat. Wear your costume and trick or treat among the decorated vehicle participants. Prizes will be awarded to the best costumes in six categories. Prizes will also be awarded to the top three participants with Trunk or Treat decorated vehicles.
If you would like to be part of Trunk or Treat, please register through the Parks and Recreation office at the Guernsey-Sunrise Schools. Forms are available at the Parks and Rec office or at Guernsey City Hall office.
Trunk or Treat concludes at 6 p.m. and then it's time for the doors to open at the school's Halloween Carnival which will run from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Guernsey Booster Club will have a full meal available for purchase for the public prior to the carnival in the old weight room site beginning at 5:30 p.m. Doors by the band room will be the only access point until the carnival begins at 6 p.m. Serving throughout the evening. Watch for signs. They will be serving brats, chili and hot dogs with all the fixins'!
The Guernsey Volunteer Fire Department will be holding their annual Haunted House again this year on October 30 and 31. The Haunted House will be held at the Guernsey City Shop building at the City Hall building. Doors will be open from 6 to 10 p.m. on both dates. While there are no age limits to attend the Haunted House, please use discretion when considering the participation of young children as some of the displays may be somewhat intense.
Platte County Legacy Home at 100 19th St. in Wheatland will also host Safe Trick or Treating on October 31 beginning at 6 p.m.
If you would like to volunteer your time or donate, please contact Cassie Baez at 307-322-7400 or e-mail her at: [email protected]