|UPDATED: Safe Trick or Treating Still On As Scheduled — Haunted Hike Cancelled|
|Tuesday, October 25, 2011|
For those families with younger children the Office of Residence Life is conducting a trick-or-treating event in Spellman Hall from 5-9 p.m. on Halloween. Specific doors in Spellman Hall will be marked and those rooms will be giving out candy to trick-or-treaters. This event is free.
The Haunted Hike has been cancelled due to unsafe conditions on the trail.
Come test your braveness at Manhattanville College's Haunted Hike. For the first time, the terror that awaits in the campus woods during Halloween will be unleashed for the area community to witness.
Families, teens, adults and fellow area college students are invited to join the campus community as they brave the ghouls and goblins of the old Ophir Farm. What creatures of the night wait in the woods, no one is sure, but reports of strange creatures and ghostly figures are popular on campus. Be on the lookout as your guide leads you through a secret tunnel, and don't get separated from the group, for you may never find your way back.
The Haunted Hike offers tours continuously throughout the evening with the last guests admitted at midnight. Admission for children and students (with valid ID) is $3; adult admission is $5. Doughnuts and hot beverages will be provided at no extra cost at the end of the Hike.
"I am personally thrilled that the efforts of Residence Life and Student Affairs are going to be enjoyed on a large scale," event organizer Jeanette LeBlanc said. "Everyone who attends will be in for a frightful and delightful time."
The Office of Residence Life advises participants to wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the evening's weather. Children under 17 years of age must have an adult in attendance with them at all times.