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Plainfield Sets Halloween Trick-or-Treating Hours

Find out 2012 trick-or-treat times, plus tips for keeping kids safe.

Halloween falls on a Wednesday this year, and Village of Plainfield has designated the hours of 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31 for trick-or-treating.

Officials also have released these safety tips:

  • If you want trick-or-treaters to visit your house, leave porch lights on.
  • Parents should accompany all young children while trick or treating.
  • Trick-or-treaters should only visit houses and apartments of people they know.
  • Children should take their treats home for parents to inspect before eating.
  • Children should be reminded to walk, not run, between houses and use sidewalks when available.
  • Remind children to practice caution when crossing the street and cross only at intersections when traffic is clear.
  • Motorists should be careful and alert during and around these hours.
  • Parents need to purchase, or make costumes, that are light and bright enough to be clearly visible to motorists.

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