A costume parade will begin Halloween celebrations in Whiting. Children of all ages are invited to participate. The parade will begin at the corner of 119th and New York and conclude at the Whiting Community Center. Line-up begins at 1 p.m. with step-off scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Following the parade, all are welcome to a magic show by David Shareef at the Community Center. Goodie bags will be distributed to parade participants. Festivities will conclude with trick or treating from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct 31 in Whiting.