Parents, children, and local businesses are invited to join the City of Smithville and the Police Department's "Trick or Treat Halloween Downtown" Tuesday, October 31 from noon until 5:00 p.m.
Some offices in the DeKalb County Courthouse, Smithville City Hall, Smithville Police Department, Justin Potter Library, and participating businesses downtown will have candy and special treats for the children. Look for the stores and offices with a picture of an orange pumpkin on their windows. Maps are available at the police department and Justin Potter Library to show parents which businesses will be taking part in the event.
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For more information call Beth Adcock at the Smithville Police Department at 615-597-8210 extension 1 or check out the police department's face book page soon for details at https://www.facebook.com/SmithvillePoliceDepartment.
This event is sponsored by the Smithville Police Department and the Smithville City Hall.
Meanwhile, the Smithville-DeKalb County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a “Best Costume Contest” for downtown businesses and offices. Take pictures with your phone and send them to Shan Burklow at 615-594-2792 by 1:30 p.m. on October 31. First, second, and third place winners will be presented a “Halloween on the Square Best Costume Award”, media recognition, and bragging rights.
The Smithville Volunteer Fire Department will have special treats for children Tuesday, October 31 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Stop by for a hot dog, candy, and a tour of the Smithville Fire Hall. Meet with Smithville Fire Chief Charlie Parker and the Smithville Fire Department Volunteers.
Other Halloween events include the following:
*Justin Potter Library will participate in the "Downtown Halloween Trick or Treat" from noon until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31. The library will have a Halloween Craft Activity for the children from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. so come by and create your own Halloween bookmark. All little ghosts and goblins are invited to join them at the library for a day of fun. For further information, call the library at 615-597-4359 or check their website at dekalblibraries.net or join them on Facebook.
*Calvary Baptist Church invites you to Trunk or Treat with us, October 31st from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. The church is located at 530 Foster Rd, Smithville. Bring your little spooks by for some candy and fun!
* Smithville First Baptist Church would like to invite you to our annual Fall Festival immediately following trick or treating on the Square. Tuesday, October 31st from 5-7PM at the corner of Church Street and College in our Life Enrichment Center. Please join us for food, games, candy and fun! We also welcome you to join us in worship every Sunday morning at 10:00AM
* NHC Smithville will welcome Trick or Treaters starting at 6PM on Halloween night. They will give out candy until it all runs out or 7:30PM, whichever comes first.”