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Monday, December 4, 2023

NJWC Trick or Treat at Safety Town


Update, Oct. 21, 2023 / Hundreds of youngsters in costumes entered the gates of Safety Town to enjoy games and activities just for the fun of it—and a few tips regarding safe trick or treating on Halloween. The Naperville Junior Woman’s Club again hosted its annual Trick or Treat event at which time families were welcomed to donate much-appreciated nonperishable items for Loaves & Fishes.

During PN’s brief visit about 10:15AM, kids dressed as first responders caught the attention of photographers.

Members of the Naperville Junior Woman’s Club welcomed kids as they stopped at the entrance to donate to Loaves & Fishes.
A little firefighter was eager to join the festivities on the other side of the fence at Safety Town.
When her brother attired as a firefighter turned shy for the camera, the little sister donned his helmet.
Thanks to CADETS, kids in costume crossed River Road safely.
If headed north or south on River Road between 9 and noon on Oct. 21, local CADETS were keeping vehicles in check and families safe at the entrance to the the Public Safety Campus.
All donations, this day and every day, to Loaves & Fishes Community Services are appreciated. For more information, visit loaves-fishes.org.

Original Post, Oct. 13, 2023 / The Naperville Junior Woman’s Club again will host its annual Trick or Treat event at Safety Town. For 2023, the event will run from 9AM to noon on Sat., Oct. 21. Costumes are encouraged.

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Organizers say the family event is designed for children ages 3-12. Younger children are welcome.

Bring a bag to collect goodies at activity stations where local businesses hand out toys, coupons, stickers, candy and more.

Kids just love Safety Town! (PN File Photo)

(Kindly note: Allergy-friendly treats have been requested and encouraged; however, some candies may contain nuts. Parents are responsible to check treats.)

Cost is $15 per family (benefiting Safety Town) and a nonperishable food item (benefiting Loaves and Fishes Community Services).

Put on a costume and line up for Halloween treats at the entrance to Safety Town, a miniature city where kids are welcomed to learn the rules of the road and much more. Safety Town is located at the Naperville Public Safety Campus, River Road at Aurora Avenue. (PN File Photo)

Naperville Safety Town is located at the Naperville Public Safety Campus, 1320 Aurora Avenue at River Road.


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