Trick-or-treating in a pandemic?

How many of us have been back and forth with that over the past week? These poor kids have been through quarantine, missed birthday parties and much-loved family vacations this year, but do we put them through the risk of Halloween? 

For those of us who’ve decided to brave the cold and potential cold symptoms to give their kids a bit of Halloween joy this year, here are a few tips:

1)    Sanitizer. Bring it with you! Douse the kids in it each time you go to a house. As potent as the stuff can be, it can make all the difference when it comes to carting germs between houses and spreading the COVID risk around the neighbourhood.

2)    Lights out- don’t approach! If one of your neighbours doesn’t have so much…

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Summerside Grand Boulevard Halloween DecorationsSummerside Grande Boulevard in South Edmonton

 

* 2020 update

Although many of the homes have still decorated this year, due to COVID-19 some of the home owners have decided not to hand out candy for obvious reasons. It is still an excellent activity for the family to enjoy the spooky decorations, while still practicing safe distances from others. This year is to be a Full Hunters Moon and should be quite nice out. If you find yourself in the Summerside area, and decide to check out the decorations on Summerside Grande Boulevard, just make sure to respect the signage the home owners have put out, as well as giving everyone lots of space. Happy Halloween and have a great time! 

This weekend Halloween promises to be bearable, and dare I say……

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