Groups offer trick-or-treat alternatives

Kids have the opportunity to "Trick or Treat with Deputies" for Halloween.
Kids have the opportunity to "Trick or Treat with Deputies" for Halloween.

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - For those worried about the anticipated severe weather and other issues related to trick-or-treating, there are some Halloween alternatives.

Several of these safe trick-or-treating options are hosted by law enforcement agencies and other community leaders. They can be found in several parts of the viewing area.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office substation at Burbank is hosting the 6th Annual Trick or Treat with Deputies from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday.

Kids in the Gardere neighborhood are invited to the Elvin BREC Park for food, fun and of course, lots of candy. There will also be a mini health fair for the kids, as well as special prizes for students with good grades and attendance in school.

The 2nd Annual Port Allen Halloween Festival will also be held Thursday. It is hosted by Mother's Against Guns and Illegal Crimes, or MAGIC.

BREC-a-Boo is scheduled for Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at BREC's Gus Young Park. There will be ghoulish games, fun, food and a free haunted house.

Bass Pro in Denham Springs has events scheduled for kids between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Chick-fil-A on College Drive is hosting Fall Fest from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. According to its Facebook page, each child that wears a costume will be entered into a drawing for a large plush cow. Pumpkin painting will be available while supplies last. There will also be other games and activities.

Boo on the Bayou in Iberville Parish has been moved to the North Iberville Community Center in Rosedale. It is scheduled to last from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Comite Baptist Church at Greenwell Springs Road and Flannery Road has indoor activities planned. There will be food, candy, games and more from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Greenwell Springs Baptist Church is having a Fall Festival with booths and games set up that the kids can play to get candy. It will last from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. There will activities inside and outside, but if it does rain, all outside activities will be moved to an indoor building.

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