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Broomhilda the Friendly Witch (Renea Farnbauch) gets a kiss from Vaughn Olson, 3, at the Great Zoo Halloween on Friday at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo.

Trick-or-treat hours

Halloween is Oct. 31, and area communities have established times for trick-or-treating and other related events:

Adams County

Decatur: Trick or treat, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31

Geneva: Trick or treat, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29

Berne: Trick or treat, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 29; Halloween Parade, downtown 7 p.m. Oct. 27

Allen County

Fort Wayne: Trick or treat, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31

Grabill: Trick or treat, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31

Huntertown: Trick or treat, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31

Leo-Cedarville: Trick or treat, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31

New Haven: Trick or treat, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31; downtown on Broadway trick or treat at local businesses, 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 31; Schnelker Park Halloween Carnival, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31

DeKalb County

Ashley: Trick or treat, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31

Butler: Trick or treat, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31

Auburn: Trick or treat, downtown businesses 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 30; citywide trick or treat 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30; "The Scooby-Doo Mystery & Haunted Forest," Thursday through Sunday and Oct. 29 through Oct. 31 at Eckhart Park; admission is $1 a person, $5 maximum a family; straw maze, characters, crafts and refreshments

Garrett: Trick or treat, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31

Waterloo: Trick or treat, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31

Huntington County

Andrews: Trick or treat, 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31

Huntington: Trick or treat, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30

Markle: Trick or treat, 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31

Roanoke: Trick or treat, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31

Kosciusko County

North Webster: Trick or treat, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31; North Webster Fire Department open house same evening

Milford: Trick or treat, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31; Milford Public Library annual "Lights Out" from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31

Pierceton: Trick or treat, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31

Syracuse: Trick or treat, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31

Silver Lake: Trick or treat, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31

Warsaw: Trick or treat, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31

Winona Lake: Trick or treat, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31

LaGrange County

LaGrange: Trick or treat, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31; Halloween costume contests at Topeka Elementary, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29; judging begins at 7 p.m.

Wolcottville: Trick or treat, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31

Shipshewana: Trick or treat, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31; Hudson Honkin' Halloween at Hudsons Auto Museum, 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 31

Topeka: Trick or treat, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31

Noble County

Albion: Trick or treat, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31; Halloween party, Albion Fire Station, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31

Kendallville: Trick or treat, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31

Cromwell: Trick or treat, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31

Rome City: Trick or treat, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31

Ligonier: Trick or treat, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 29; annual Fall Festival same evening

Steuben County

Angola: Trick or treat 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31; "Halloween Fun in the Park" at Commons Park 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31; "Halloween Howl," at Breeden YMCA, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26, children up to age 12 encouraged to wear a costume; event includes games and prizes, free and open to public; food pantry donations encouraged

Fremont: Trick or treat, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31

Hudson: Trick or treat, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31; Halloween party, Hudson Fire Hall – 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 31

Wabash County

North Manchester: Trick or treat, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31

Wabash: Trick or treat, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31

Wells County

Bluffton: Trick or treat, 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31; "Boo in Bluffton," 5 to 6 p.m. Oct. 30, downtown merchants hand out treats; 6 to 7 p.m., outlying merchants hand out treats; "Great Pumpkin Hunt," at the former Lancaster School Property on Jackson Street; free family event including a hay ride; begins at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24

Whitley County

Columbia City: Trick or treat, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31

South Whitley: Trick or treat, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31

Larwill: Trick or treat, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31

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