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Comdey, Free Kids Movie, Bulb Sale and More: The Weekend

Patch's guide to local events and things to do this weekend!

FRIDAY, OCT. 12

After Hours Improv Showcase:

When: 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: 845 Gunderson Ave., in Oak Park. 

What: Kid, teen and adult members of the Improv Workshop show off their skills for a night filled with laughter.

Cost: Free

Scary Stories by the Fire

When: 7-9 p.m.
Where: 735 Lathrop Ave., in River Forest
What: Kids and teens in grades sixth and up are invited to the library after-hours to read spooky stories by the fire. Enjoy ghoulish games and some terrifyingly tasty treats.

Cost: Free

Narrow Gallery Art Opening for Bobbie Raymond

When: 7 p.m.
Where: 408 S. Oak Park Ave. in Oak Park.
What: Local artist Bobbie Raymond returns to the Oak Park Arms with a new collection.

Cost: Free

SATURDAY, OCT. 13

Open Studio at Magical Minds Studio

 Magical Minds Studio 343 Harrison St. in Oak Park

Kids can collage, paint, sculpt dough, draw, build things on a light table and play with sensory art like a sand table.

Cost: $15

Fall Bulb Sale at the Oak Park Conservatory

When: 9 a.m. to 3p.m.
Where: 615 Garfield St. in Oak Park

What: Purchase premium bulbs in unusual varieties not found at the big box stores. Just drop them in ground this fall and they'll magically appear next spring!

Cost: Free, excluding cost of bulbs.

Free Screening of Gumby: The Movie at The Lake Theatre

When: 10 a.m.
Where: Lake Theatre, 1022 Lake St. in Oak Park
What: The Lake Theatre offers a free screening of Gumby: The Movie with a special appearence by Gumby himself!
Cost: Free

McAdam Nursery & Garden Center Halloween Party

When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: 2001 Des Plaines Ave. in Forest Park
What: Free ghoulish treats for the kids, face painting, pumpkin painting and balloons.
Cost: Free

Know Before You Go Health and Wellness Expo

When: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 420 S. Ridgeland Ave. in Oak Park 

What: Fitness and cooking demonstrations, health screenings and chair massages.

Cost: Free

 

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