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Tewksbury To Host 21st Annual Safe Halloween Event

Oct 02, 2019 09:16PM

Community Safe Halloween

The Tewksbury Police Department will be hosting the 21st Annual Community Safe Halloween on Sunday, October 27th from 10AM to 1PM at the Tewksbury Memorial High School, 320 Pleasant Street.

There will be games for the children to play, face painting, safety demonstrations, raffles as well as arts & craft tables courtesy of local businesses and organizations. In addition, there will be a touch a truck, a police K9 dog show, and entertainment.

In case of rain, a smaller version of the event will take place inside the school.  

For more information or to get involved, please contact Officer Jennie Welch at (978)851-7373, Ext 230.

Tips for Safe Trick or Treating

If you're going 'Trick or Treating' at Halloween, remember these safety tips, so you can have fun and keep safe at the same time!

■Always go trick or treating with an adult

■Only go to houses where you or your friends know the residents

■Don’t knock on doors where there is a sign saying ‘NO callers’ or there are no outside lights on

■Stay in areas that are lit with streetlights - take a flashlight with you just in case

■Stay with your friends - don’t split into smaller groups unless an adult goes with you

■Do not talk to strangers on the street

■Don’t enter any house, stay on the doorstep

■Always look carefully before crossing the road, even if you are part of a group;

■Be visible

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