Children ages 2-12 are invited to trick-or-treat and/or play games in a safe environment. Guides will be provided through the residence halls; however, all children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Participating WIU residence halls include:
Bayliss-Henninger(enter through the Henninger Hall basement) will host face painting and a variety of Halloween games.
Corbin-Olson(enter through the east entrance of Olson Hall) will host games and activities in the Corbin-Olson dining center area and will have trick-or-treating on a few designated floors.
Lincoln-Washington-Grote (enter through Grote Hall) will host a Halloween movie, costume contest and a variety of games.
Tanner Hall(enter at north door) will host events in their main lobby circle area, which include trick-or-treat in a centralized area, games and a Halloween movie.
Thompson Hall(enter through the Thompson Hall main lobby) will have guides to take families on designated floors for trick-or-treating and offer activities in a centralized building area.
In addition, Resident Assistant Council members will sponsor "Haunted Housing," a haunted house experience suitable for younger children from 6-8 p.m. Monday Oct. 30 in Thompson Hall.
While the Oct. 30 activities are open free to the public, the Haunted Housing admission fee, Oct. 27-28, is $3 per person or $2 and donation of a nonperishable food item. Items will be donated to area food banks.
For more information, contact Oaks at (309) 298-3328 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.