Friday, October 23, 2020

Spooky Candies and Costume Wave Parade with Covid-19 in Mind

Fig 01- The Halloween festival sign.


The invitation signs to celebrate Halloween are already out on the roads. The stores fill up with many varieties of candies, cookies, and costumes.


A week away to the spooky night.


Trick-or treat hours for the City of Baton Rouge and East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana are set for 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm, on Saturday, October 31, 2020.


Sharon Weston Broome, the Mayor of Baton Rouge just give a sign about this festivities.


She mentioned to all residents to use good judgment in our Halloween preparations, and keep our community safe and healthy this Halloween.


Here recommendations for safe holiday festivities on CDC website https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/holidays.html#halloween


Fig 02- Spooky KitKats and candies


I just got Treat Map app. It seems our neighborhood will do traditional events, but we are still thinking about how to do the best festivities when virus in mind, and how we provide the treat safely bagged and the kids.


Fig 03- Scary candies.


Many ideas came up in discussions:

- The parties will be in the open air.

- Everyone keep their distance and wear face covering.

- Following the the Treat Map for trick or treat and the costume wave parade.

- Some haunted houses will be put the black and orange balloons as a sign.

- Candies will be in individual safe bags for trick-or-treaters. 


Fig 04- Spooky Oreo designs.


Some residents will be leave the candies in the drive way or carport, either on the table, in the Garden Candy, or in the Candy Tree.


Don't be greedy, and sweep all candies for yourself. Be aware! The Witch are watching for the Greedy!


Keeping the distance, some residents will be passing candies by a long pole, a pool net, or rackets.


We, in this neighborhood, want everyone safe but still able to enjoy the holiday and festivities.


Happy Halloween, Enjoy the Spooky Night, and be safe!

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