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Trick or treat around town

By Staff | Oct 19, 2012

The Canterbury Center will offer trick or treat on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 2-3:30 p.m. at their facility at 80 Maddex Drive. Come in costume, bring a bag and trick or treat with the center residents. For more information, call 304-876-7422.

Shepherd University will host its 12th annual Shep-or-Treat Halloween event on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 7 to 9 p.m. All faculty, staff and community members are encouraged to bring their children (ages 14 and under) for a fun night of festivities in the residence halls, Student Center, Dining Hall and Wellness Center.

Before the Shep-or-Treat festivities begin, Shepherd’s Dining Services will be hosting a spooktacular kid-friendly all-you-can-eat dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The dinner is $7 for adults and $3 for kids ages three to seven.

Shep-or-Treat is a campus-wide community service event where the students and staff of Shepherd plan and coordinate fun Halloween activities all over campus. Events will include a carnival, trick-or-treating, cookie decorating, a costume contest, kid-friendly crafts, an ooey gooey party, Halloween photo opportunities and haunted house. Campus residence halls, Student Government Association, Greek organizations, Wellness Center and other student organizations work together to make this a fun, free evening for all.

Those interested in supporting Shep-or-Treat through donations of candy should call Shepherd’s Residence Life at 304-876-5172 for more information.

The town will also hold trick or treating on Wednesday, Oct. 31. Hours will run from 6 to 8 p.m. within the town limits.