As of 2 p.m. today (Halloween), local communities are still planning on trick-or-treating taking place this evening, but the Rotary bonfire and Halloween parade have been cancelled, due to weather .
Blissfield and Riga has trick-or-treating from 5:30-7 p.m. Whiteford and the village of Deerfield have scheduled trick-or-treating from 6- 8 p.m. The Palmyra Township Fire Department Halloween Party begins at 5:30 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m.
According to Blissfield Rotary President Andy Borchardt , all of the food and supplies purchased for this evening’s cancelled Rotary bonfire will be donated to local food banks.
The Michigan High School Athletic Association announced high school football playoff district matchups Sunday evening. Two area Tri County Conference teams’ records earned them play-off bids.
Whiteford (7-2) will play Sterling Heights Parkway Christian ((5-4) in a home game this coming weekend. The winner of that game will play the winner of the Lenawee Christian ( 7-2) and Detroit Allen (6-2) for the Division 8 district championship.
Britton Deerfield (6-3) will play in a a cross-county affair as they travel to Hudson most likely on Friday night for the first round in a Division 7 matchup. The winner of that game will play the winner of the Melvindale Academy for Business & Technology (5-4) and Detroit Loyola (9-0) game to advance to the regional championship.
• Blissfield: Trick-or-treating is 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 31 Line up for the costume parade is at 7 p.m. at the Schultz-Holmes Memorial Library. The parade will commence down Lane Street to the park to the Rotary bonfire and costume judging. Hot dogs and cider will be served.
• Deerfield: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31 Trick-or-treating village-wide. Beginning and end will be signaled by the Deerfield Township Fire Department siren.
• Palmyra: 5:30-8 p.m. Oct. 31 Palmyra Township Fire Department children’s Halloween party at the Palmyra Community Center.
• Whiteford: 6-8 p.m Oct. 31 Trick-or-treat hours.
• Riga: 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 31 Trick-or-treating in village