‘Trunk or Treat’ planning underway


It’s time to start thinking spooky.
“Trunk or Treat” will be back for its fourth year this Hallowe’en, with organizers once again looking for locals to get into the “spirit” of the season by decorating vehicles.
The annual event, organized by the “Project Safe Hallowe’en” committee, is slated for Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m. at the Fort Frances Public Library.
The idea behind “Trunk or Treat” is that local businesses, organizations, and individuals sign up a vehicle that they’ll decorate in a Hallowe’en theme, bring to the library parking lot, and then hand out candy as costumed children visit each “trunk.”
Previous participants have ranged from emergency services and volunteer groups to area merchants and folks who just plain love Hallowe’en.
Plans are shaping up for this year’s event, which like any good movie monster, will be back bigger and better for its third sequel.
“We are doing this a little different this year,” said library CEO Caroline Goulding.
“We’re doing everything we did last year but we’re adding more,” she noted.
“This year, we are aiming for a more carnival-like theme with a dunk tank, photo booth, pumpkin contest, and more,” she enthused.
Other activities will include a “costumed catwalk,” obstacle course and limbo.
Organizers also are looking to the public, either individuals or businesses, for donations.
“We’re requesting similar to what we did last year–candy, candy, and more candy or money to purchase candy, candy, and more candy,” said Goulding.
Any questions? Contact Goulding at 274-9879 or via e-mail at cgoulding@fortfrances.ca