Halloween festivities will be held across Highland County this week.
A Halloween parade, sponsored by the Paint Creek Joint Fire and EMS will be held Tuesday, Oct. 26. The lineup will be at the McClain High School colonnades on 5th Street at 5:30 p.m. Prizes will be given for best float and best costumes for all ages. arade will start at 6 p.m. Free hot dogs and drinks will be provided to participants. There is a $10 parade entry fee for political participants. Please contact Susan Maynard at (937) 981-3394 or (937) 403-3280 with any questions.
Beggars night is Thursday, countywide, from 6-8 p.m.
Safe trick-or-treats will be held in Greenfield in the downtown area, sponsored by the Greenfield Merchants Association.
The ninth annual Safe Trick-or-Treat event will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, at Southern State Community College’s Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro. The free event is sponsored by Students in Action, a volunteer community service group for students.
Children are invited to dress in costume and enjoy an evening of trick-or-treating at all of the booths. Businesses and organizations are encouraged to participate by decorating a booth and handing out goodies to all the little boos and ghouls.
A prize will be awarded to the best-decorated business.
Those interested in free booth space are asked to call George Greenlee, moderator of Students in Action, at email@example.com or 937-403-5564.