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I'he Issaquah Press, Wednesday, October 26, 1983 - Page 5 Follow these safety tips for a happy Halloween Halloween has tradi- adequate vision, and children or family, from whom it came. If you tionally been a time of excite- should be told to raise them • Be aware of and avoid come across anything more ment and delight for while crossing streets, barking dogs and other upset suspicious such as pins, children. The Seattle Poison • If makeup is used rather animals, needles, or razor blades, con- Center and Children's Ortho- than a mask, watch out for • No treats should be eaten tact the police. pedic Hospital and Medical skin reactions. If itching or a before children get home. In • There are many non- Center would like to see of rash occurs, remove makeup order to help children resist edible treats that can be given the "trick-or-treaters" have immediately. Avoid makeup the obvious temptation, serve out such as stickers, pencils, a fun and safe time this year. products if you know your a favorite meal before leav- erasers, and other party Here are a few tips and child is allergic to them. ing and provide a separate favors. precautions to ensure a • Trick-or-treaters should bag of goodies on which they • A neighborhood block festive evening of trick-or- carry a flashlight after dusk can nibble while making their party or a school bazaar are treating: and always watch for cars. rounds, often fun and enjoyable • Costumes should be Young children should be • Home-made treats or alternatives to trick-or- comfortable, reflectorized or accompanied by an adult, anything out of its original treating. light-colored, and flame • All children should stay wrapper should be thrown • A child may eat too retardant, in their own neighborhood or out unless you are positive of much candy and then vomit • Masks ought to assure only go to homes of friends the identity of the person or have diarrhea. This is often a problem of over- eating rather than poisoning. • Many people like to use dry ice in punch. It is non- poisonous, but it should not be placed in individual glasses or where children or adults could come into con- tact with it. Dry ice can in- jure tissues in the throat and cause frostbite to the skin. If you suspect that your child has been exposed to something poisonous this Halloween, call the Seattle Poison Center at 526-2121 or toll free at 1-800-732-6985. Have a safe Halloween! A lot more than junk food can be given out on Halloween gum, packaged nut and chip combinations, individual packs of low- or no-salt chips, peanut butter and cheese crackers (we recom- mend peanut butter without added sugars), and non- edibles, too, such as nickels for UNICEF, pennies wrapped in foil, balloons, erasers, pencils, tooth- brushes, plastic rings, game stickers, coupons from your local ice cream, pizza or burger place can be sub- stituted for sugary treats. If you tell your neighbors that you are trying to cut down on your child's sweets and ask their cooperation, chances are they will assist you. Parties at home can in- clude cheese kisses, ,4 cup of popcorn wrapped in baggies for later popping, cereal and nut mix, unsalted peanuts, and pretzels and chips. If your children have been mak- ing the rounds in the neigh- borhood, separate the healthy treats from the junk food. If you have already dis- cussed nutrition with your children they will recognize what is good for them. Children imitate. If you say, "This is great, this is what we want" or "We don't want that," your child will likely agree. Have mini bags of unsalted popcorn, peanuts, pretzels, some pen- nies, or another substitute on hand and give the child one of these for each piece of junk food you remove from If you are concerned about the junk foods in your child's Halloween booty, you can assure them of healthy teeth and teach them about nutri- tion at the same time, accord- ing to the Seattle-King Coun- ty Department of Public Health. If your children have been accustomed to sugary snacks and you wish to make a change, have them help you plan the treats your family will give out. Stress that health treats with more than just sugar in them is the challenge of the day. Unsweetened fruit juice now comes in individual boxes or small cans (6 oz.), and may be purchased for trick or treaters. Sugarless Theatre sells Halloween costumes capes, from "My Fair Lady," "Bullshot Crum- mond," "Beanstalk" and others will be available. The sale will be held in the lobby of the theatre at 120 Front Street N. For further information, call 392-2202 from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The Village Theatre of ls- saquah will hold its second annual costume sale October 28 and 29 from 2-7 p.m. Costumes, including witches Halloween dance held for disabled Hall. Join us for dancing, re- freshments, plus haunted happenings! The dance is free but a $1 donation would be appreciated. The dance is sponsored by Residence East and the lssaquah Parks and Recreation Dept. For further information call 392-7131. the collected Halloween loot. Now through November 2 v SAVE 20% on Kodak photo-greeting cards or extra Kodak color prints! • Everyone loves to receive Kodak photo-greeting cards. Or a favorite picture enclosed in your traditional cards or letters. • Cards or prints made from your favorite color prints, color slide, or KODACODOR Fihn negative. • Photo-greeting card and color ( print orders accepted through L November 30, 1983. Minimum order--25 cards or prints. I00AC00AH GALLE00 49 Front St. N., Issaquah 392-4247 A Halloween dance for developmentally disabled adults will be held Saturday, October 29 from 7:30 tO 10:30 p.m. at Community Eerie glow Saturday night's full moon glows eerlly behind a grave- stone at Issaquah's Hillside Cemetery, the site of many graves from the pioneer days of the town. The moon will be waning to half by the time Halloween rolls around Monday, so be sure to send children out in light clothing. Photo by Dabble Brusius. CINDERELLA KITCHENS A gEMINAB -- NOVEMBER 5 about alternatives to extensive remodeling Call CONTEMPRA INTERIORS. 232-622 1 MAMISH OFFICE SUPPORT COMPREHENSIVE SECRETARIAL SERVICES • TYPING • WORD PROCES:=IbG • RESUMES • BOOKKEEPING • DICTATION  MAILINGS/MULTIPLE LETTERS FIRST SERVICE FREE WITH THIS AD - 30 MINUTE MAXIMUM 392-TYPE ,-pi cture how" CUSTOM FRAMERY PHOTOGRAPHS FINE ART POSTERS GIFT CARDS Deborsh and Aim Hanson GILMAN VILLAGE ISSAQUAH, WASHINGTON • . 392-51gg If y.ou've beenhPiutting off going to the C ropractor... Now's the time to do it/ To celebrate our first anniversary in ournew location, we're offering 50%off your first visit (includes x-rays if needed.) Offergood through Nov. 11, 1983. The doe is back! Baby Will was born Sept. 16 and is now well established in the bottle & diaper routine• Dr. Carolyn Bober-Emery is back at work to serve you. ISSAQUAH FAMILY CHIROPRI00CTIC CENTER- 392-9490 6424 East Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E. We would rather sell it than count it. We have also un- covered odds 'n' ends from our warehouse that must be s01d -- Come early -- Bring your truck, trailer, van or station wagon. Delivery is available at additional charge. Quantities are limited to stock on hand. HERE ARE JUST A FEW EX- AMPLES: RECLINERS Large selection from La-Z-Boy & other manufacturers STARTING AT s149 SIMMONS Hide-a-Beds & mattresses 30% OFF LOVEsEATS 60% OFF WHILE THEY LAST FROM $149! LAMPS All Stiff el Lamps 1/3 0FF SOFA AND LOVEsEAT COMBINATIONS LARGE SELECTION 20% OFF ALL SETS CHRIS/BEI00NETT HOME FURNISHINGS 131 FRONT STREET N., ISSAQUAH 392-6767 i