MORRIS – The Morris Lions Club is hosting its annual Halloween costume contest Thursday on the lawn of the Grundy County Courthouse.
Parents are encouraged to bring children in costumes to the courthouse lawn between 4 and 4:15 p.m. to register before the judging at 4:30 p.m., according to a news release from the Lions.
Prizes will be awarded in the following age groups: 0 to 2, 3 to 4, 5 to 6, 7 to 8, 9 to 10, 11 to 12 and ages 13 and older. Adults are encouraged to come in costume as well to be judged in the 13 and up category. Judging will move to Eagles Hall, across from the courthouse, in the event of bad weather.
Treats will be provided by the Morris Lions. Downtown merchants also will offer treats from 5 to 7 p.m. for costumed Halloween participants.