, Muskogee, OK

Local News

October 30, 2009

Trick-or-treat times, guidelines

Trick-or-treaters are invited to have a safe and happy Halloween by trick-or-treating with the city of Muskogee. Parents can bring trick-or-treaters to following locations between 6 and 8 p.m. on Saturday:

• Muskogee Police Department, 112 S. Third St.

• City Hall, 229 W. Okmulgee Ave.

• Muskogee Fire Stations:

• No. 1, 515 Columbus St.

• No. 3, 2603 Border Ave.

• No. 4, 100 S. Country Club Road

• No. 5, 1800 N. York St.

• No. 6, 513 E. Peak Blvd.

• No. 7, 200 N. 40th St.

Other towns in the areas have specified guidelines for Halloween:

• Braggs — No time frame is specified, but children are instructed to take lighting with them, go in pairs, and have adults check their candy before eating it.

• Checotah — To celebrate Halloween, all the businesses downtown will give out candy from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

• Eufaula — Eufaula will observe Halloween twice this year. Downtown merchants will give out candy from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday. City-wide trick-or-treating will begin at 5:30 and last until 8 or 9 p.m.

• Fort Gibson — Halloween trick-or-treating will be allowed from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

• Hulbert — Hulbert has no rules on trick-or-treating, but the Saturday curfew is 11 p.m.

• Keefeton — Keefeton Volunteer Fire Department will be handing out candy to trick-or-treaters between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday. All children welcome.

• Muskogee — Trick-or-treating will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

• Oktaha — In Oktaha, several churches are holding fall festivals Saturday to keep most children off the streets. Those children who do go trick-or-treating should be home by 8 p.m., or 9 p.m. at the latest.

• Okay — Halloween will be observed from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in Okay.

• Porter — Trick-or-treating will start Saturday at about dark and last until porch lights start being turned off.

• Porum — On Saturday in Porum, several organizations are holding indoor events. Children who go out to trick-or-treat have been told by the school never to trick-or-treat at strangers’ homes, and to stay in groups.

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