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Archive for Thursday, October 24, 2013

Where and when to fill your trick-or-treat bag

October 24, 2013, 3:24 p.m. Updated October 27, 2013, 10:51 a.m.

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All sorts of monsters, ghosts, superheroes and who-knows-what-else will be taking to the streets of Lawrence in the coming days in search of candy and other treats.

The city of Lawrence is recommending residential door-to-door trick-or-treating from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, which is Halloween. But that isn't the only time and place that costumed kids can get a hold of some treats. Here are a few more:

Sunday

• Kansas University residence halls on Daisy Hill will open doors to candy seekers from 5 to 7 p.m. A not-too-scary haunted house, a fun fair and a trick-or-treat area will be split among three residence halls. Children must be accompanied by adults for all activities.

Thursday

• The Hy-Vee at 3504 Clinton Parkway will have special candy in each department for trick-or-treaters from 4 to 6 p.m..

• Residents of the Drury Place at Alvamar retirement community will dispense candy from 6 to 7 p.m.

• Beginning at 5:00 p.m. and running “until the candy runs out,” kids can trick-or-treat at the businesses on Massachusetts Street, according to Sally Zogry, executive director of Downtown Lawrence, Inc. Participating business will have a representative located out front on the sidewalk handing out treats.

• Dozens of decorated trunks and truck-beds will fill the parking lot at Lawrence Free Methodist Church, 3001 Lawrence Ave. Kids can trunk-or-treat from 6-7 p.m.

Send other trick-or-treat opportunities that are open to the public to scary@ljworld.com and we'll include them in updated versions of this story.

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