Algoma University is opening its doors to community members in the second annual Algoma U Community Trick or Treat on October 30th from 4:30-7:30pm, sponsored by Freedom 55 Financial.
Families are encouraged to dress in costume and trick or treat around the “Spooktacular Campus”, where they will have the opportunity to fill their bags with goodies and treats. Participants will start at Door W (the door located at the bottom floor of the Wishart Library – behind the West Wing sign – near the entrance to the main parking lot), where they will receive a map to guide them through the campus to approximately twenty decorated stations.
“This is a great opportunity for families with young children to enjoy Hallowe’en in a safe and warm setting” said Dr. Richard Myers, President of Algoma University. What began as a Hallowe’en party for the families of University staff has quickly evolved into something much larger. “A few years ago, we invited the SSM Big Brothers and Big Sisters to share in our Hallowe’en Party. Last year the staff said, ‘Why not open it to everyone?’ and it just snowballed from there. And frankly, we’re delighted to have so many community members visit our campus.”
Trick or treaters should note that this event is open only to children 12 and under who are accompanied by an adult. Entry to the event is by donation, with proceeds going to the University’s United Way campaign. After trick or treating, participants are invited for refreshments on campus in the Speakeasy.