The hours: You can trick-or-treat in Brighton from 6-8 p.m., according to hours set by City Council. If you don't want to give out candy (or if you run out), turn off your porch light.
The weather: The forecast calls for considerable cloudiness with occasional rain showers. Winds from the northwest will be 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain for the evening is 40 percent.
If you still need to buy your candy: Squidoo.com lists these as the Most Popular Halloween Candies of 2012:
- Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
- Hershey’s Chocolate Bars
- Milky Way
- Kit Kat
When you have too much candy: Check to see if your child's school or your church is collecting leftover candy; many organizations hold candy drives and send the collections overseas to troops.
Send us your photos: You can buy a lot of peanut butter cups with $5,000 and that's the Grand Prize for the winner of our Best Halloween Costume in America contest. The contest ends tomorrow. Click here to enter.
Stay safe, Brighton: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention offers these safety tips with a fun acronym for trick-or-treating.S Swords, knives, and similar costume accessories should be short, soft, and flexible. A Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult. F Fasten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you. E Examine all treats for choking hazards and tampering before eating them. Limit the amount of treats you eat. H Hold a flashlight while trick-or-treating to help you see and others see you. Always WALK and don't run from house to house. A Always test make-up in a small area first. Remove it before bedtime to prevent possible skin and eye irritation. L Look both ways before crossing the street. Use established crosswalks wherever possible. L Lower your risk for serious eye injury by not wearing decorative contact lenses. O Only walk on sidewalks whenever possible, or on the far edge of the road facing traffic to stay safe. W Wear well-fitting masks, costumes, and shoes to avoid blocked vision, trips, and falls. E Eat only factory-wrapped treats. Avoid eating homemade treats made by strangers. E Enter homes only if you're with a trusted adult. Only visit well-lit houses. Don't stop at dark houses. Never accept rides from strangers. N Never walk near lit candles or luminaries. Be sure to wear flame-resistant costumes.