Thursday, October 25, 2007

Halloween is here, are you ready?

The Smyrna city website has posted some tips on how to have a safe and fun Halloween.
Wear clothing with reflective tape.
Accept treats on the door step, NEVER enter into a home without supervision.
Carry a flashlight with fresh batteries.
Stay on Sidewalks.(If no sidewalk) walk on the left side of the road facing traffic.
Obey traffic signals.
Stay in familiar neighborhoods.
Avoid eating treats until an adult can inspect it.
Don't cut across yards or driveways.
Wear a watch you can read in the dark.
Make sure costumes don't drag on the ground, and are flame resistant.
Avoid wearing masks while walking from house to house, or use face paint only.
Carry only flexible knives, swords or other props, never sharp objects.
Approach only houses that are lit.
Stay away from and don't pet unfamiliar pets or animals.
If no adult, travel in pairs or in groups.
Know how to call 911 if there is any danger.
As this is a kids holiday, and you may want to get in as much fun as possible, then the town is offering just what you need. The 11th annual Halloween in the Park at Sharp Srpings Natural Area Park.

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Costume contests, food and games. Just what the holiday needs to be fun. Be safe.

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