New Milford Parks & Recreation Department will play host to Trunk or Treat, a new event offered as a safe alternative to trick or treating, on Halloween, Oct. 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Interested residents are invited to register their vehicles with Parks & Rec, decorate it and then hand out candy to children on the Green on Halloween.

In case of heavy rain, the event will be canceled.

Parking space is limited, so advance registration is needed by calling 860-355-6050 or emailing ecovelli@newmilford.org.