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Pa e 8 Students 4' Youth Tri Coun News* Kimb ! I /Vkinhua Chinese Chorus to perform with A/IN Center Chorale "A Rainbow Across the Pacific" solo dancers, Muzige Children's nization whose mission is to main- concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. Choir from Chinese School, and rain and enhance the cultural heritage 8, at Ritchie Auditorium of vocal soloists and small ensem- and identity of the Chinese community St. Cloud State University. bles. Hear each ensemble singin the Twin Cities, to promote cultural The Minnesota Center Chorale individually and join together for exchange and understanding between people of different ethnic backgrounds, is directed by Jody Martinson; the several selections, and to foster the development of cul- MinhuaChorus is conducted by Lei Ticket information rural pluralism in American society. Li, with artistic director Qian Xu. Forticket orgeneralinformation Chorus members come from all walks Join us for a festive celebration please contact , or call (320) 257- Chorus has been faithfully fulfilling its music, as well as modern music 0603. Tickets can be purchased mission of bringing original Chinese from both culturest We celebrate in advance or at the door. Sin- music to people in Minnesota. Thecho- the Chinese Moon Festival and gle t.icket prices are $15 Adult; $13 rus has so far staged more than 60 per- the 60th anniversary of China's Senior; $5 Student. formances to a diverse and appreciative National Day. Other special guests About Minhua Chorus - Foundedcommunity. include CAAM Chinese Dance in 1991, Minhua Chorus is a non- Theater, Chinese instruments, profit and volunteer-driven arts orga- 17315 Co. Rd. 48, Kimball . Immaculate 4-BR Clearwater Lake 2+ BR remodeled cabin 50+ ft. 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Bags or sacks should Consider the following: also be light colored or decorated . - Between the hours of4-10 p.m. with reflective tape. To easily see on Halloween, there is a signifi- and be seen, children should also cant increase in falls, burn-related carry flashlights. injuries, and pedestrian injuries, Trick-or-Treating Safety: according to a University of Mich- Trick or treating isn't what it igan study, used to be; it's not as safe to let kids On Halloween night, pedes- walk the streets alone. Consider trian fatalities are about four- the follo~ingsafetytips: and-a-half times higher than on Young children should always any other night of the year. Dark- go trick-or-treating with an adult. ness and speed combine to multi- If old enough to trick-or-treat with- ply the risk of a pedestrian fatality out an adult, kids should stay in a seven times on high:speed, lira- group. If not accompanying your ited-access roadways; five times child, set a time for their return on urban arterial roads; and three trip home. times on slower local roads. Plan your child's trick or Halloween is a very excit- treat route in a well-known, well- ing night for the child in all of us. lit neighborhood. Trick-or-treat Often, this excitement leads both in populated places and don't go childrenandparentstobelesscau- off the beaten track. Stop only tious than they should be. How- at familiar houses in your own ever, there are many ways to keep neighborhood; visit only houses your child safe during Halloween. with the lights on. Common sense can do a lot to stop Make sure your kids don't go a tragedy from happening, inside someone's house. They can Costume Safety: get their candy from the porch. Whether homemade or pur- Teach your kids to never accept chased, make certain that your a ride or go anywhere with a child's costume is safe." Consider stranger. the followingsafetytips: Encourage your kids to foP" Help your child pick out or low all the regular rules for walk- make a costume that will be safe. ing around. This includes looking Costumes, masks, beards, and both ways before crossing, obey- wigs should be flame resistant; the ing all traffic laws, and using cross eye holes should be large enough walks and crossing lights where for good peripheral vision. As an available. alternative, consider a natural Check your kids' candy before mask of cosmetics. Purchase or they eat it. Throw out any candy make costumes that are light and that is not in its original wrap- bright enough to be clearly visible per or looks like it has been tam- to motorists, pered with. Do not eat hbmemade Hats and scarves should be treats. tied securely tO prevent them from Don Keenan, the founder of slipping over children's eyes. 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