Trick-or-treating is a customary practice for children on Halloween in many countries. Children in costumes will be traveling from house to house over the next several days in order to ask for treats such as candy. 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. 30 6-9pm.
*Hartford - Oct. 30-31 6-8pm.
*Jerseyville - Oct. 31 5-9pm.
*Roxana - Oct. 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.