Lawrence community invited to KU’s 3rd annual Trunk or Treat

Posted on Oct 21, 2019 in Campus News and News

Trunk or Treat 2019The University of Kansas Student Involvement & Leadership Center, Student Alumni Network and Center for Community Outreach will host KU’s third annual Trunk or Treat from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30 in the Adams Alumni Center parking lot, 1266 Oread Ave. on the Lawrence campus. Admission is free.

The family-friendly event features decorated trunks and candy stations for community members and their children to trick-or-trick in a safe and fun environment. Other activities include pumpkin painting, photos with Baby Jay, games and a contest for Best Halloween Costume. Hot chocolate and refreshments will be provided by KU Dining.

Families are encouraged to bring a donation for the KU Fights Hunger food drive, which collects nonperishable food items for Campus Cupboard and Just Food of Douglas County. Items of greatest need include peanut butter, canned protein, beans, whole-grain cereals, pasta and nuts, and canned fruit and vegetables.

Trunk or Treat is held in conjunction with Halloween in the Halls, another community event that runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at KU’s Gertrude Sellards Pearson and Corbin residence halls at 11th and Indiana streets. A shuttle bus will be available to take families between the Adams Alumni Center and residence halls parking lots.

For more information, contact Sarah Bowman, SILC assistant director of student development and engagement, at or Ally Stanton, KUAA assistant vice president of student programs, at 785-864-3741 or

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