Halloween Headlines: Latest updates on tonight’s community events, plus cancellations, postponements.

Halloween Headlines: Latest updates on tonight’s community events, plus cancellations, postponements.

A huge crowd gathered at Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church’s annual Trunk or Treat on Wednesday night. The event was moved indoors and had over 800 visitors. (Facebook photo)
Below please find a look at some community-based events for Thursday night; all are free. We’re watching the weather forecast (tricky to say the least) and will have updates on any changes.
Canceled
Rome and Floyd County’s Public Safety and Community Partners in the Third Annual ‘Treats Not Streets’ because of weather concerns. 
Postponed:
Adairsville: Halloween on the Square, 4-6 p.m. now on Friday, free. From Adairsville Police: “Because of inclement weather, the Halloween on the Square event is being moved to Friday, Nov. 1, from 4 until 6 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience, and we hope to see you all there. Because of the weather forecast calling for thunderstorms on Thursday, the police department will not be having the Haunted House downtown on the square. There was a great turnout this past Friday and Saturday night. We would like to give a huge shoutout to the Adairsville High School Drama Club for all of their help and partnership for our Haunted House. It would not have been possible without those students and leaders.”

TONIGHT
Trick or Treat on Broad Street: 3-5 p.m. in downtown Rome. Businesses will be giving out candy outside their storefront. The Rome-Floyd Fire Department will be set up at the corner near City Hall as well. This event is for kids 12 and under.
Rome Floyd Parks and Rec’s Truck-or-Treat has been moved to the Thorton Center at North Floyd Park in Armuchee from 5-7:30 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. and we will have two inflatables, music, costume contests and multiple people handing out candy along with a full concession stand. This is a free event. Costume contest:
  • Ages 5 & Under – 5:45 p.m.
  • Ages 6 to 10 – 6 p.m.
  • Ages 11 & Up  – 6:15 p.m.
  • Group (3 or more) – 6:30 p.m.
  • Family – 6:45 p.m.
Bartow County Parks and Rec’s Eighth Annual Fall Festival, a community event where churches, organizations and local businesses come together to provide candy, games and a safe place for children to have fun on Halloween free of charge. There will be inflatables, free hot dogs and drinks. Hamilton Crossing Soccer Field. 5-8 p.m.
The City of Calhoun will observe Halloween on Thursday from 5 until 9 p.m. for ages 12 and under.  Also, the downtown merchants and businesses will host Trick or Treat in Downtown Calhoun from 4 until 6 p.m.
Also:
  • The pumpkin patch at Trinity United Methodist Church at 606 Turner McCall Blvd. is open daily, noon until 8 p.m. including Halloween. Trinity UMC
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