Children around the Riverbend are getting ready to hit the streets over the next few days, armed with masks, costumes, and bags for all of the candy they expect to receive.  Here are the dates and times of trick or treating in the River Bend this week.

*Alton - Oct. 30-31  6-8pm.

*Bethalto - Oct. 30-31  6-9pm.

*Brighton - Oct. 30  6-8pm.

*East Alton - Oct. 30-31  6-8:30pm.  

*Godfrey - Oct. 30-31  6-8pm.

*Grafton - Oct. 31  5-9pm.

*Hartford - Oct. 30-31  6-8pm.

*Jerseyville - Oct. 31  5-9pm.

*Roxana - Oct. 30-31  6-8pm.

*Wood River -  Oct. 30-31  6-8pm.  

Most communities are restricting trick-or-treaters to age 13 or younger, and remind to go only to homes where the porch light is turned on.

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