Downtown trick-or-treating and activities for children 12 and under. Participants will be allowed to trick-or-treat at participating downtown businesses on October 31, 2009. Children must be in costume and accompanied by an adult to participate. Candy will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. Activities include face painting, a tour of the “haunted” Natchitoches Parish Library bookmobile, Boogie on the Bricks for kids, Sparkly the Fire Dog, McGruff the Crime Dog and games. The Order of Omega from NSU will host their Halloween Carnival downtown. Tickets are required.