posted October 11, 2007

Hope Halls Host Halloween Happenings

Several Hope College residence halls will be open to children trick-or-treating on Halloween.

A total of 10 residence halls will be open to young trick-or-treaters on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Children from the community are invited to visit and admission is free, although they are asked to wear a costume and must be accompanied by an adult.

To assist visitors to the campus for the trick-or-treating, Dance Marathon will be hosting an information tent on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. near the DeWittCenter on Columbia Avenue at 12th Street. The students will also be selling hot chocolate to help raise funds for Dance Marathon.

The participating halls are Cook, Dykstra, Gilmore, Kollen, Lichty, Phelps, Scott, Van Vleck, Voorhees and Wyckoff. In addition, selected cottage housing units, those with their porch lights on, will also be hosting trick-or-treaters.

Cook Hall is located on 10th Street between College and Columbia avenues.

Dykstra Hall is located on Ninth Street at Columbia Avenue.

Gilmore Hall is located on 10th Street at Columbia Avenue.

Kollen Hall is located between 12th and 13th streets at Columbia Avenue.

Lichty Hall is located on 13th Street between College and Columbia avenues.

Phelps Hall is located on 10th Street at Columbia Avenue.

Scott Hall is located on 13th Street between College and Columbia avenues.

Van Vleck Hall is located in the central campus, south of 10th Street between College and Columbia avenues.

Voorhees Hall is located on 10th Street at College Avenue.

Wyckoff Hall is located on 13th Street between College and Columbia avenues.