In addition, both downtown Grand Haven and downtown Spring Lake merchants will be handing out candy to children between 4 and 6 p.m. Washington Avenue, between Harbor Drive and Third Street, will be blocked to vehicular traffic during that time to provide a safer environment for families.
The Hope College Wind Ensemble will present its third annual Halloween Concert at 5 p.m. today. It will be held in Dimnent Memorial Chapel, 277 College Ave. in Holland, and admission is free.
Hope College will also host a “Safe Halloween” for children, featuring carnival games and trick-or-treating in the Maas Center, 264 Columbia Ave. in Holland, from 6-8 p.m. today. Children age 12 and under from the community are invited to the free event. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and are asked to wear a costume.
A Grand Haven dental office will be conducting its fourth annual campaign to collect candy from children, offering them $1 per pound, then sending the treats to American troops overseas for Operation Gratitude. Unopened candy can be dropped off at the office of Dr. Darren Riopelle, 1203 S. Beechtree St., from noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2. For more information, call 850-3970 or visit www.SmileGrandHaven.com.