Halloween events planned today

If you missed Halloween events held last week, there are still a few events being held today for kids.

Adults should accompany children going trick-or-treating or to events.

KCK Libraries

The Kansas City, Kansas, Public Libraries have several events happening at their different locations.

West Wyandotte Library has a paper pumpkin take-home craft available for ages 3 and older. Also at West Wyandotte are a Scavenger Haunt and a Storywalk Monster Parade.

Turner Community Library has a pumpkin ornament craft for all ages. Turner also is offering a funny face pumpkin frame take-home craft for all ages.

The Main Kansas City, Kansas, Public Library has an adult take-home craft, a spider web wreath.

For more information, visit www.kckpl.org.

Alcott Arts Center

Alcott Arts Center, 180 S. 18th, Kansas City, Kansas, will hold its annual outdoor Halloween event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31.

The creations of Tim Burton, known for horror films such as Beetlejuice and the Nightmare Before Christmas, will be the theme of the event.

Artist Darryl Woods will have posters, and there will be face-painting by Sheryl Nance-Durst. For more information, see https://www.facebook.com/events/795508084989913/?ref=newsfeed.

Free ice cream cones

Quik Trip is offering a free vanilla cone to trick-or-treaters ages 12 and younger on Halloween night. Children must be dressed in costume and come inside QuikTrip between 4 p.m. and the QT Kitchen closing time to receive the free cone.


A trunk-or-treat will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at Bristol Hill United Methodist Church, 4826 County Line Road, Kansas City, Kansas. It is a safe alternative to traditional trick-or-treating. Kids may wear their costumes.